One of the world’s fashion icons and popular musicians, Rihanna, has been honoured at the MET GALA and VOGUE with marble statue at the metropolitan museum of Art, New York.

The pop sensation who is expecting her first child with rapper-boyfriend A$AP Rocky, could not attend the Met Gala this year but she still managed to steal the show at the fashion’s biggest night.

To appreciate her various contributions, the Metropolitan Museum of Art paid a special tribute to her.

The statue shows the singer proudly showing off her baby bump.

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In reaction, Rihanna took to her Twitter handle and thanked the museum and Vogue magazine for paying her a historic tribute.

She said: “Shut down the met in marble! What’s more gilded than that? Lol! Thank you for this historic tribute! y’all bad for this one.”

According to her Facebook handle, “No one is above her, She’s literally a queen and one of the greatest icons in the world. This is historic.”

The statue is from the cover of the photoshoot she did for Vogue magazine.