Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Rihanna set to Shine Bright like a Diamond in New Zealand

Rihanna set to Shine Bright like a Diamond in New Zealand
Advance tickets available through Visa Entertainment

Auckland, New Zealand, 13 March 2013 – Visa Entertainment is giving Rihanna fans the exclusive opportunity to buy tickets first to her highly anticipated New Zealand concert.

Rihanna – Diamond World Tour
Sunday 6 October, 2013
Vector Arena, Auckland

Visa cardholders can get tickets to Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour in Visa Entertainment’s exclusive pre-sale, from 9am Friday 15 March until, 5pm Monday 18 March or until presale tickets sell out. Pre-sale ticket details are available at www.visaentertainment.co.nz

Tickets for the general public will go on sale 9.00am (local time) Friday 22 March 2013 from www.ticketmaster.co.nz

Rihanna is currently dominating global charts with “Diamonds”, the fastest-rising single of her career to date, and the first single from UNAPOLOGETIC her 7th studio album for Island Def Jam in just seven years – released November 19th.

“Diamonds” also just marked Rihanna’s 12th time at number one on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart and with only a six-year, one-month, two-week stretch between her first #1 chart topper with “SOS” on May 13, 2006 and the release of Diamonds last week, she is officially the fastest female artist ever to receive 12 number one titles at the top of the Hot 100. It is also Rihanna’s 23rd Top 10 hit on the chart. When it debuted four weeks ago, “Diamonds” garnered #1 postings at iTunes in 27 countries, and Top 5 iTunes in 55 countries.

The recipient of six Grammy Awards® and seven Billboard Music Awards, Rihanna has sold over 41 million albums and 150 million digital tracks worldwide, and currently holds the record as the top-selling digital artist of all time. Forbes named Rihanna the world’s #1 social media star with over 2.9 billion views on YouTube/VEVO, the most ever for any female artist, over 63 million Facebook fans, and over 27 million Twitter followers. In addition to her 12 Hot 100 #1 singles and overall 22 Top 10 singles, she also has 18 #1 singles on the Billboard Dance Club Song Charts.

Visa Entertainment offers all Visa Credit, Debit and Prepaid cardholders some of the world's best entertainment offers including exclusive concert and theatre ticket presales, film screenings and promotions, plus opportunities to win money-can’t-buy entertainment prizes. Visa cardholders can sign up for free at www.visaentertainment.co.nz.

The Rihanna presale is the latest in a host of offerings from Visa Entertainment, including ticket presales for Aerosmith, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Ronan Keating, Meat Loaf, Walking with Dinosaurs, Bon Jovi, John Mayer, Pearl Jam, Simon and Garfunkel, The Rolling Stones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Elton John and INXS.

For Rihanna tour information visit www.rihannnow.com and www.livenation.co.nz


END

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Ray Columbus: NZ Music Icon Passes Away

60s New Zealand music Icon Ray Columbus has passed away peacefully at his home north of Auckland... Ray Columbus enjoyed more than three decades at the top of NZ entertainment as a singer, songwriter, bandleader, music manager and TV star. More>>

Review: Bernard Herrmann's Scores For 'Vertigo' & 'Psycho'

Howard Davis: The NZSO's adventurousness was richly-rewarded, as the deeply appreciative Wellington audience was given the opportunity not only to see a couple of Alfred Hitchcock's greatest films, but also to hear fine renditions of two of Bernard Herrmann's most accomplished film scores. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Leonard Cohen

If Bob Dylan owned the 1960s, Leonard Cohen was an inescapable presence during the early 1970s period, pre-disco and pre-punk. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Pick And Camera

Through the eyes of a miner – the photography of Joseph Divis: The occupations of miner and photographer are seldom combined. The conjunction must have been very rare indeed in the era before hand-held cameras, high-speed film and flashlights More>>


Howard Davis: Review - The Cosmic Dance Of 'String Theory'

Fly My Pretties sixth album is quite possibly their best yet - a concept album in the best sense, with superb arrangements, funky grooves, and some great vocalizing, all organized around the lyrical leitmotif of string theory. More>>

Non-Natural History: Dinosaur Eggs 'Discovered' At Auckland Gardens

Auckland Botanic Gardens plant curators have unearthed what are thought to be prehistoric dinosaur eggs in the Gondwana Forest section of the expansive garden in Manurewa... In fact, the “dinosaur eggs” are part of an innovative, larger-than-life dinosaur performance and display featuring a raptor, a crested therapod and a towering Tyrannosaurus Rex. More>>

For The Birds: Kōkako Crowned Bird Of The Year

The Kōkako has been crowned New Zealand's Bird of the Year after two weeks of close competition and heated campaigning. More>>

ALSO:

  • Greening the Red Zone - Bird of the year heats up: kōtare concedes, backs kea
  • Image Out-Link - Giselle Clarkson on Twitter
  • Get More From Scoop

     
     

    LATEST HEADLINES

     
     
     
     
    Culture
    Search Scoop  
     
     
    Powered by Vodafone
    NZ independent news