Rihanna Announces 'Diamonds World Tour'

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No stranger to the VMA spotlight, Rihanna breaks into a rendition of "We Found Love" to warm up the crowd at the start of the show.

After opening the 2012 MTV VMAs, alongside A$AP Rocky, yesterday (Sept. 6), Rihanna announces her upcoming North American, 'Diamonds World Tour.'

Rih Rih is kicking off the 'Diamonds World Tour' at Buffalo, NY on March 8 and will close her 27-city tour at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on May 4.

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You can get your hands on tickets at LiveNation.com on various dates depending on the tour stop. Keep your eyes on Live Nation for additional tour dates.

Rihanna gave fans a taste of what's to come on the 'Diamonds World T our' yesterday, when performing "Cockiness" and her Hot 100 No. 1, "We Found Love." The singer took home an MTV Moonman when she won Video of the Year for the Melina Matsoukas directed video.

Check out the North American 'Diamonds World Tour' dates below:

Mar 8 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center
Mar 10 Boston, MA TD Garden
Mar 12 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
Mar 14 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Mar 15 Hartford, CT XL Center
Mar 17 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Mar 18 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Mar 21 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
Mar 22 Chicago, IL United Center
Mar 24 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
Mar 25 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
Mar 27 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
Mar 30 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
Apr 1 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Apr 3 Seattle, WA Key Arena
Apr 6 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
Apr 8 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
Apr 11 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
Apr 12 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
Apr 15 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Apr 16 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Apr 19 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum
Apr 20 Ft. Lauderdale, FL BankAtlantic Center
Apr 22 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Apr 29 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
May 2 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
May 4 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center