Thursday, November 8, 2012

A$AP Rocky to open for Rihanna on tour

Worldwide superstar Rihanna - the “#1 Person On Facebook” with over 61.7 million Likes – is bringing her DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR to North America in 2013 and along with the tour’s international promoter, Live Nation Global Touring, has just announced she will be accompanied by very special guest A$AP Rocky.  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, including Southland shows at Staples Center on April 8th and Honda Center on April 9th, with additional dates to be announced.  Tickets are on-sale now at

The Rihanna Diamonds North American leg also includes performances at arenas in Toronto, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, and more.  A complete itinerary follows this release.

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 now up for pre-order at iTunes:
 “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 2.8 billion views on YouTube/VEVO, the most ever for any female artist, over 61 million Facebook fans, and over 26 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.

North American Itinerary 2013

DATE                           CITY                                         VENUE                                    
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. 9                           Anaheim, CA                            Honda 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            
May 5                           Brooklyn. NY                             Barclays Center            

Itinerary subject to change.  More dates to be announced!
For complete tour and ticket information, visit: and

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