Sep 7, 2012

BROOKLYN, NY- The RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR will come to Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, May 4, 2013.

Tickets for Rihanna’s show at Barclays Center will go on sale Friday, September 21 at noon through Ticketmaster by visiting www.barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

“We are thrilled that Rihanna has voted yes for Brooklyn,” said Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark. “With Barclays Center opening on September 28, three weeks from today, the venue continues to solidify itself as a must play for top artists. We are proud to continue to bring the best entertainment to Brooklyn.”

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.

Citi® is the official credit card of the US leg of Rihanna’s upcoming world tour. Citi® cardmembers 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.

For complete tour and ticket information, visit: www.rihanna.com and www.livenation.com

As with all events at Barclays Center, arena staff will work closely with the MTA to coordinate mass transit to and from the arena based on the event and with NYPD and other City agencies to ensure safety and security procedures are strictly followed and enforced.