It’s official! Live Nation announces Rihanna Diamonds World Tour to begin on March 8, 2012 in Buffalo, New York and will be making its stop in Atlanta on April 22.
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.
Tickets go on sale to the general public September 21 at 12pm and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets, and the Phillips Arena Box Office.