Superstar singer, 31-year-old Rihanna, declared she’s “really happy” as she stepped out at her 5th annual Diamond Ball, wearing a black Givenchy Haute Couture mermaid gown, red lipstick and pearl earrings.
“I mean I’m really happy right now,” Rihanna tells PEOPLE. “The thing that’s making me the happiest tonight is seeing the amount of support, the magnitude of support is really special.”
“I mean I could be out here and throw a ball by myself and I’d feel good, but the thing that’s making me feel this high of cloud 9 is seeing people who believe in my cause and think it’s something worth donating to, something worth investing in.”
Rihanna throws the annual gala in support of the Clara Lionel Foundation, which she founded in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite.
The organization supports and funds global education, health and emergency response programs and also engages in advocacy to improve the quality of life of children around the world.
This year’s event certainly didn’t disappoint as Late Night star Seth Meyers hosted the ball, while Pharrell Williams and DJ Khaled performed.