Rihanna is hitting the road! Beginning September 14th, you can purchase tickets to Rihanna’s “Diamonds World Tour” which kicks off in Buffalo, NY on March 8th, 2013.
Not sure as to why it’s being called the “Diamonds World Tour,” but hopefully it has something to do with a new album. Check out the official press release, tour trailer, and North American tour dates below.
LOS ANGELES, 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 at 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.
Mar 8 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center On Sale 9/21
Mar 10 Boston, MA TD Garden On Sale 9/14
Mar 12 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena On Sale 9/14
Mar 14 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center On Sale 9/15
Mar 15 Hartford, CT XL Center On Sale 9/21
Mar 18 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre On Sale 9/17
Mar 21 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena On Sale 9/21
Mar 22 Chicago, IL United Center On Sale 9/14
Mar 24 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center On Sale 9/21
Mar 25 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre On Sale 9/14
Mar 27 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place On Sale 9/15
Mar 30 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome On Sale 9/14
Apr 1 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena On Sale 9/15
Apr 3 Seattle, WA Key Arena On Sale 9/21
Apr 6 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion On Sale 9/14
Apr 8 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center On Sale 9/14
Apr 11 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center On Sale 9/21
Apr 12 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay On Sale 9/14
Apr 15 Houston, TX Toyota Center On Sale 9/21
Apr 16 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center On Sale 9/21
Apr 19 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum On Sale 9/21
Apr 20 Ft. Lauderdale, FL BankAtlantic Center On Sale 9/21
Apr 22 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena On Sale 9/21
Apr 29 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center On Sale 9/14
May 2 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place On Sale 9/17
May 4 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center On Sale 9/21
Additional information about the shows can be found via Rihanna’s official website