Rihanna to tour North America
By Patrick Luce Sep 7, 2012, 17:27 GMT
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Rihanna and Live Nation have announced North America tour dates for her “Diamonds World Tour” – which kicks off 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.
The Rihanna Diamonds North American leg includes performances at arenas in Los Angeles, Toronto, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, and more. The announcement of Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour follows an epic headlining performance at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards.
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.
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® card members will have access to presale tickets beginning Monday, Sept. 10th 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.
North American tour dates include:
Mar. 8 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center
Mar. 10 Boston, MA TD Garden
Mar. 12 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
Mar. 14 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Mar. 15 Hartford, CT XL Center
Mar. 17 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Mar. 18 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Mar. 21 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
Mar. 22 Chicago, IL United Center
Mar. 24 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
Mar. 25 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
Mar. 27 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
Mar. 30 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
Apr. 1 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Apr. 3 Seattle, WA Key Arena
Apr. 6 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
Apr. 8 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
Apr. 11 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
Apr. 12 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
Apr. 15 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Apr. 16 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Apr. 19 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum
Apr. 20 Ft. Lauderdale, FL BankAtlantic Center
Apr. 22 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Apr. 29 Washington, D.C Verizon Center
May 2 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
May 4 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
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