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Rihanna plans "Diamonds" world tour, starting with North America

On the heels of her recent Video of the Year VMA win, Rihanna has unleashed the itinerary for her "Diamonds" world tour, which gets underway next spring. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

On the heels of her recent Video of the Year VMA win, Rihanna has unleashed the itinerary for her "Diamonds" world tour, which gets underway next spring.

The platinum-selling songstress begins the "Diamonds" trek with a March 8 performance in Buffalo, NY, followed by another 26 arena shows that are scattered across the U.S. and Canada. The first leg concludes with a May 4 concert in Brooklyn, NY. More dates will be announced in the coming weeks, according to a press release.

On-sales for this springtime leg begin Sept. 14. Details are available at the performer's website f.

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Rihanna continues supporting last November's "Talk That Talk," her sixth studio effort, which landed at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 and topped the magazine's R&B Albums and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

At last week's (9/6) MTV Video Music Awards, Rihanna opened the event with her first-ever performance of "Cockiness," her latest single. The Barbados-born singer also took home a moonman for the coveted Video of the Year for "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris.

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March 2013
8 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center
10 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
12 - Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena
14 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
15 - Hartford, CT - XL Center
17 - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
18 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
21 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena
22 - Chicago, IL - United Center
24 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
25 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre
27 - Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place
30 - Calgary, Alberta - Scotiabank Saddledome

April 2013
1 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Rogers Arena
3 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena
6 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion
8 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
11 - San Diego, CA - Valley View Casino Center
12 - Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay
15 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
16 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
19 - Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum
20 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - BankAtlantic Center
22 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
29 - Washington, D.C. - Verizon Center

May 2013
2 - Ottawa, Ontario - Scotiabank Place
4 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center

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