, Sept. 7, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Today it was officially announced by Live Nation, the tour's international promoter that the RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR begins March 8th
2013 in Buffalo, New York. The tour is scheduled to stop in more than 27 cities across North America
with additional dates to be announced. North American on-sales begin Friday, September 14th
The Rihanna Diamonds North American leg includes performances at arenas in Los Angeles
, and more. A complete itinerary follows this release.
Rihanna's previous tour, the extremely successful "LOUD" Tour solidified Rihanna's status as one of the top female solo artists of this century. The LOUD tour grossed 90 million worldwide to become the 7th
highest grossing tour of 2011 and included a historic 10 Sold Out concerts at London
's O2 Arena – a first by a female solo artist.
The announcement of Rihanna's Diamonds World Tour follows an epic headlining performance at last night's MTV Video Music Awards.
As the recipient of a phenomenal 6 Grammy Awards, Rihanna has sold over 37 million albums and 146 million digital tracks worldwide, and currently holds the record for top-selling digital artist of all time. In 2012, Forbes crowned Rihanna as the #1 social networking superstar with more than 60 million fans on Facebook and 25 million followers on Twitter in addition to owning over 2.7 billion views on YouTube/VEVO – the most for any female artist. Rihanna's impressive catalogue of hits includes 11 #1 singles, including "We Found Love" which spent 10 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, 18 #1 singles on the Billboard Dance Club Song Charts, and 22 top 10 singles.
Citi® is the official credit card of the US leg of Rihanna's upcoming world tour. Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Monday, Sept. 10th
through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com
Rihanna Diamonds World Tour is promoted world-wide by Live Nation Global Touring.
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RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR
North American Itinerary 2013
First Niagara Center
1st Mariner Arena
Wells Fargo Center
Air Canada Centre
Joe Louis Arena
St. Paul, MN
Xcel Energy Center
San Jose, CA
Los Angeles, CA
San Diego, CA
Valley View Casino Center
Las Vegas, NV
American Airlines Center
Tampa Bay Times Forum
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Itinerary subject to change. More dates to be announced!
For complete tour and ticket information, visit:
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, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com
is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five ecommerce sites, with almost 27 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors
SOURCE Live Nation