Worldwide superstar Rihanna – the “#1 Person On Facebook” with over 61.7 million Likes – is bringing her DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR to Europe in 2013. The RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR begins March 8th in Buffalo, New York. The tour is scheduled to stop in more than 28 cities across North America prior to the European takeover beginning May 26th in Spain. Additional European tour has already confirmed concert dates in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Norway, Oslo, Scotland, Sweden, the UK, Wales with additional dates to be announced. Complete tour itinerary below. The UK leg of Rihanna’s tour will see her play in Cardiff, Manchester, London, Birmingham and Sunderland. Rihanna tickets go on-sale 9am on Tuesday 20th November.
In select cities UK fans will have a chance to pre-order the album with their concert tickets. Cities and pre-sale dates vary – check www.Rihanna.com for complete details. UK ticket / album bundle pre-sale runs from 9am Thursday 15th November until 5pm on Friday.
Rihanna is currently dominating global charts with “Diamonds,” the fastest-rising single of her career to date, and the first single from UNAPOLOGETIC, her upcoming 7th studio album for Island Def Jam in just seven years – arriving in stores worldwide on Monday, November 19th. UNAPOLOGETIC is also available pre-order at iTunes: http://smarturl.it/UnapologeticDlx
“Diamonds” has rocketed to #5 on the Hot 100, Rihanna’s 23rd Top 10 hit on the chart. “Diamonds” debuted four weeks ago with #1 postings at iTunes in 27 countries, and Top 5 iTunes in 55 countries.
The recipient of six Grammy Awards® and seven Billboard Music Awards, Rihanna has sold over 37 million albums and 146 million digital tracks worldwide, and currently holds the record as the top-selling digital artist of all time. Forbes named Rihanna the world’s #1 social media star with over 2.9 billion views on YouTube/VEVO, the most ever for any female artist, over 62.5 million Facebook fans, and over 26.5 million Twitter followers. In addition to her 11 Hot 100 #1 singles and overall 22 Top 10 singles, she also has 18 #1 singles on the Billboard Dance Club Song Charts.
Rihanna Diamonds World Tour is promoted world-wide by Live Nation Global Touring.
Rihanna Will Play:
10th Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
12th Manchester Arena
15th Twickenham Stadium
17th Birmingham LG Arena
20th Sunderland Stadium of Light
Rihanna tickets go on-sale 9am on Tuesday 20th November prices range from £35 – £75 depending on city (subject to booking fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk or www.ticketmaster.co.uk