Today it was officially announced by Live Nation, the tour’s international promoter that the RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR begins March 8 th 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 14 that LiveNation.com.
The Rihanna Diamonds North American leg includes performances at arenas in Los Angeles, Toronto, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, 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. 10 th at 10am 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.
|RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR|
|North American Itinerary 2013|
|Mar. 8||Buffalo, NY||First Niagara Center||Sept. 21|
|Mar. 10||Boston, MA||TD Garden||Sept. 14|
|Mar. 12||Baltimore, MD||1st Mariner Arena||Sept. 14|
|Mar. 14||Philadelphia, PA||Wells Fargo Center||Sept. 15|
|Mar. 15||Hartford, CT||XL Center||Sept. 21|
|Mar. 17||Montreal, QC||Bell Centre||Sept. 15|
|Mar. 18||Toronto, ON||Air Canada Centre||Sept. 17|
|Mar. 21||Detroit, MI||Joe Louis Arena||Sept. 21|
|Mar. 22||Chicago, IL||United Center||Sept. 14|
|Mar. 24||St. Paul, MN||Xcel Energy Center||Sept. 21|
|Mar. 25||Winnipeg, MB||MTS Centre||Sept. 14|
|Mar. 27||Edmonton, AB||Rexall Place||Sept. 15|
|Mar. 30||Calgary, AB||Scotiabank Saddledome||Sept. 14|
|Apr. 1||Vancouver, BC||Rogers Arena||Sept. 15|
|Apr. 3||Seattle, WA||Key Arena||Sept. 21|
|Apr. 6||San Jose, CA||HP Pavilion||Sept. 14|
|Apr. 8||Los Angeles, CA||Staples Center||Sept. 14|
|Apr. 11||San Diego, CA||Valley View Casino Center||Sept. 21|
|Apr. 12||Las Vegas, NV||Mandalay Bay||Sept. 14|
|Apr. 15||Houston, TX||Toyota Center||Sept. 21|
|Apr. 16||Dallas, TX||American Airlines Center||Sept. 21|
|Apr. 19||Tampa, FL||Tampa Bay Times Forum||Sept. 21|
|Apr. 20||Ft. Lauderdale, FL||BankAtlantic Center||Sept. 21|
|Apr. 22||Atlanta, GA||Philips Arena||Sept. 21|
|Apr. 29||Washington, D.C||Verizon Center||Sept. 14|
|May 2||Ottawa, ON||Scotiabank Place||Sept. 17|
|May 4||Brooklyn, NY||Barclays Center||Sept. 21|
|Itinerary subject to change. More dates to be announced!|
|For complete tour and ticket information, visit:|
|www.rihanna.com and www.livenation.com|