It's fair to say Beyonce stole the MTV VMAs with an extended performance inspired by "Lemonade." It was also a special evening for Rihanna, who performed throughout the night before Drake presented the Vanguard award to the woman he's "been in love with since [he] was 22 years old." And Britney Spears returned to the VMAs stage; it was an admirable effort, but even those shadow fingers couldn't come close to topping Beyonce.
Nothing says you're crushing on someone like a hundreds-of-square-feet love note, which is exactly what Drake bought for Rihanna the other day."Congratulations to Rihanna from Drake and Everyone at OVO," it reads, referencing OVO Sound, the label founded by the "Hotline Bling" singer.
After their final night out in the Big Apple, Rihanna and Drake made their way to the airport very early Tuesday morning continue their post-MTV Video Music Awards adventures in Florida, where Drake has a concert tonight.
Rihanna took home the coveted Video Vanguard Award Sunday night, a moment that many fans will remember for a long time because Drake gave the most heartwarming speech while presenting the award to her.
If you think Rihanna's dress looks familiar, you're onto something.
It turns out her dress isn't a dress at all, and is, in fact, Drake's tuxedo shirt from the VMAs! The "Work" songstress must have borrowed it after their sleepover.
Drake gave Rihanna the award, they had an endearing, if awkward, half-kiss moment, and she gave a heartfelt speech about how much the Vanguard award means to her as an evolving artist. Everyone watching was already busy writing their Drake/Rihanna wish fulfillment fanfic, and there was no amount of polite side-stepping Rihanna could do to change it.) — managed to get himself together and into a tuxedo to present Rihanna with the Video Vanguard award, or the VMA version of a lifetime achievement honor.Drake kicked off the speech by detailing the first time he met "Robyn Fenty" — her real name — and proceeded to gush over the accomplishments of "the iconic being that is Rihanna." Meanwhile, Rihanna stood off to the side in her voluminous gown, smiling patiently but warmly. Before heading out of New York City, the couple went out for another date night Monday. and stayed at the sushi hotspot until around , a source tells E! Afterwards the musicians stopped by Ri Ri's apartment, which happens to be across the street from The Blond.After spending a little time at her apartment, Drake and Rihanna went to The Blond, making sure to enter and exit separately before departing in the same car.But most of all, we love the woman who hasn't changed from day one."And if that weren't enough to get people to swoon, Drake said this: "She's someone I've been in love with since I was 22 years old. All my adult life, I've looked up to her, even though she's younger than me." He continued, "She's a living, breathing legend in our industry.