Rihanna Announces 2013 'Diamonds' UK Stadium Tour

14 November 2012, 07:22 | Updated: 14 November 2012, 08:41

The singer will play five stadium and arena shows as part of a massive world tour set to take place next year.

Rihanna has announced details of her first ever stadium shows in the UK, which will form part of her 'Diamonds' world tour.

The 'We Found Love' singer  will begin the UK leg of the tour at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 10th June.

The tour will then continue at the Manchester Arena on 12th June, followed by a performance at Twickenham Stadium in London on 15th June.

Rihanna will then play Birmingham's LG Arena on 17th June before concluding her UK dates of the 'Diamonds' tour at the Stadium Of Light on the 20th June.

The world tour, which includes a comprehensive set of European dates, will support Rihanna's latest album 'Unapologetic', due out on 19th November.

Rihanna is due to play five huge gigs across the UK next summer:

Rihanna 2013 diamonds uk tour

It officially begins on 8th March in Buffalo, New York and is scheduled to stop in more than 28 cities across North America prior to its arrival in Europe.

The record features Rihanna's new single 'Diamonds', which topped the Vodafone Big Top 40 earlier this year.

Tickets for the UK gigs on the 'Diamonds' world tour go on sale on 20th November at 9am.

Rihanna's 2013 UK tour dates are:

  • Cardiff, Millennium Stadium – 10th June 2013
  • Manchester, Manchester Arena – 12th June 2013
  • London, Twickenham Stadium – 15th June 2013
  • Birmingham, LG Arena – 17th June 2013
  • Sunderland, Stadium Of Light – 20th June 2013