Monday night, the Council of Fashion Designers America Awards (CFDA) took place a Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York City, featuring a slew of high-profile attendees. Pharrell Williams was honored during the night, receiving CFDA’s “Fashion Icon” Award which was presented to him by his close friend and fellow style icon, Kanye West. As he prepared to deliver the award, West praised the recipient as his own “style icon,” whose influence is immeasurable in fashion and music. Williams delivered a succinct speech upon receiving the accolade, displaying incredible humility as he cited his own influences. Enjoy the video of the event above.