Following on the heels of her hot new single, “Diamonds”, international superstar Rihanna announced the release of her seventh studio album, UNAPOLOGETIC,(Island Def Jam/Universal Music Canada) on November 19, 2012.
Toronto - October 13, 2012 - Following on the heels of her hot new single, “Diamonds”, international superstar Rihanna announces the release of her 7th studio album in just seven years, UNAPOLOGETIC, (Island Def Jam/Universal Music Canada) which arrives in stores on Monday, November 19.
In just over two weeks, “Diamonds” is already #12 at Top 40 radio. “Diamonds” was produced by Norwegian hit makers Stargate, whose track record of hits with Rihanna stretches back to 2006’s “Unfaithful”, and includes “Don't Stop the Music”, “Take A Bow”, “Rude Boy”, “Only Girl (In the World)”, “What’s My Name” (featuring Drake) and “Talk That Talk”.
As the “#1 Person On Facebook” with over 61.7 million ‘Likes’ worldwide, and following Rihanna's award winning social media marketing campaign last year, UNLOCKED, she continues her digital media domination with #R7, launching on Monday, October 15. #R7 is an interactive gaming experience where fans visit www.Rihanna7.com and explore this site to “RIHveal” exclusive content and prizes. Each week fans are assigned weekly trivia questions. When answered correctly, fans have a new mission to exclusive Rihanna announcements and “RIHwards”, bringing fans closer to her 7th album, UNAPOLOGETIC.
The recipient of six Grammy Awards®, seven Billboard Music Awards, a Juno Award (Good Girl Gone Bad - Int’l Album of the Year 2008) and multiple MuchMusic Video Awards, Rihanna has sold over 1 million albums and over 3 million digital singles in Canada.
The Rihanna Diamonds World Tour 2013 includes the following Canadian dates:
March 17 - Montreal, QC (Bell Centre)
March 18 - Toronto,ON (Air Canada Centre)
March 25 - Winnipeg, MB (MTS Centre)
March 27 - Edmonton, AB (Rexall Place)
March 30 - Calgary, AB (Scotiabank Saddledome)
April 1 - Vancouver, BC (Rogers Arena)
May 2 - Ottawa, ON (Scotiabank Place)