Coming off the success of her amazing performance and award winning night at the MTV Video Music Awards, Rihanna and Live Nation has announced her "Diamonds World Tour" beginning in 2013. On March 8 she will open up her tour in Buffalo, NY and go across the country. Final details have not been announced but tickets go on sale September 14th, 2012. For those who want front row seats, you better get your dollars in order fast.
Rihanna has had an amazing year. In 2011 her "LOUD" tour was the 7th highest grossing tour of that year. The "LOUD" tour grossed 90 million and included 10 sold out shows at London's 02 arena. She is currently in the studio working on her 7th studio album and she is also gearing up for the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.
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.