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26 September 2012, 13:55 | Updated: 26 September 2012, 14:22
The singer is all smiles as the UK gets its first listen of the star's new single 'Diamonds' on Capital FM.
Rihanna was all smiles in London today (26th September) as she unveiled her new song 'Diamonds'.
The singer was spotted leaving her hotel just moments before the track was given its first play in the UK on Capital FM today.
Wearing an on-trend over-sized black military coat and denim hotpants, RiRi finished off her outfit with a pair leopard print heels and sunglasses.
Capital FM fans have been praising Rihanna's new song after it was given its first play today - with many describing the song as "beautiful".
Over the weekend, Rihanna revealed that 'Diamonds' would mark a change of direction for fans of the star's previous releases.
Rihanna is joined by her friend as she leaves her hotel in London: (picture: WENN)
"Your happy and hippy," she said of the song. "It's laid-back but it's hopeful. It's a record that... gives me such a great feeling when I listen to it.
"The lyrics are very hopeful and positive, but it's about love and... a little different to what people would expect, I think. I'm excited about that," she continued. "I'm excited to surprise them sonically."
The track is the first to be lifted from the 'Talk That Talk' star's forthcoming seventh studio album .