Wednesday 14th November 2012 - 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 and are available from www.livenation.co.uk or www.ticketmaster.co.uk.
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.
With Special Guest David Guetta In Cardiff, London And Sunderland
7th Studio Album Unapologetic Set For Worldwide Release Monday 19th November
RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR
EUROPEAN ITINERARY 2013
DATE CITY VENUE ON SALE
26-May Bilbao, Spain BEC Fri. 30-November
28-May Lisbon, Portugal Pavilhao Atlantico Sat. 24-November
01-June Barcelona, Spain Palau San Jordi Fri. 30-November
02-June Montpellier, France Montpellier Arena Tue. 20-November
03-June Lyon, France Halle Tony Garnier Tue. 20-November
05-June Antwerp, Belgium Sportpaleis Wed. 21-November
08-June Paris, France Stade de France Tue. 20-November
10-June Cardiff, Wales Millennium Stadium Tue. 20-November
12-June Manchester, United Kingdom Manchester Arena Tue. 20-November
15-June London, United Kingdom Twickenham Stadium Tue. 20-November
17-June Birmingham, United Kingdom LG Arena Tue. 20-November
20-June Sunderland, United Kingdom Stadium of Light Tue. 20-November
23-June Amsterdam, Netherlands Ziggo Dome Wed. 21-November
26-June Cologne, Germany Lanxess Arena Mon. 19-November
29-June Zurich, Switzerland Hallenstadion Mon. 19-November
02-July Berlin, Germany O2 World Mon. 19-November
09-July Vienna, Austria Stadthalle Wed. 21-November
20-July Helsinki, Finland Hartwall Arena Mon. 19-November
22-July Stockholm, Sweden Globen Mon. 19-November
25-July Oslo, Norway Telenor Wed. 21-November
26-July Bergen, Norway Bergenhus Castle
& Fortress - Koengen Wed. 21-November