• Lizzo performed at this week's BET Awards. (Getty Images North America)
Dressed in bridal sportswear and surrounded by fabulous back-up dancers, Lizzo whipped out a flute towards the end of her performance, sending Rihanna to her feet in a blink-and-you'd-miss-it display of support.
By
Samuel Leighton-Dore

25 Jun 2019 - 10:28 AM  UPDATED 25 Jun 2019 - 10:40 AM

Lizzo is proving herself to be more than just a flash in the pan.

The singer, who released her debut album Cuz I Love You earlier this year, won a few news fans with her epic performance of 'Truth Hurts' at this year's BET Awards - including none other than Rihanna, who gave Lizzo a well-deserved standing ovation.

Dressed in bridal sportswear and surrounded by fabulous back-up dancers, Lizzo whipped out a flute towards the end of her performance, sending Rihanna to her feet in a blink-and-you'd-miss-it display of support.

And people were loving it.

"Rihanna giving Lizzo a standing ovation is MY ENERGY TONIGHT!!" One fan tweeted.

"Rihanna just gave Lizzo her approval," another wrote.

"I smell a Fenty collab coming soon."

It's the perfect example of legends supporting legends - and we're here for it.

You can watch the full performance in all of its glory below:

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