has announced details of a 2013 world tour.
Promoter Live Nation confirmed US and Canadian dates for the 'Diamonds' world tour, beginning in Buffalo, New York on March 8.
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The tour is scheduled to stop in a further 26 cities across North America, with more dates expected to be announced soon.
Tickets will begin to go on sale on September 14 on the Live Nation website
Rihanna will perform at arenas in cities including Los Angeles, Toronto, Boston and Chicago.
She made history on her previous 'Loud' tour as the first female solo artist to sell out ten nights at London's O2 Arena.
Rihanna 'Diamonds' world tour US dates in full:March 8 - Buffalo, NY, First Niagara CentreMarch 10 - Boston, MA, TD GardenMarch 12 - Baltimore, MD, 1st Mariner ArenaMarch 14 - Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo CentreMarch 15 - Hartford, CT, XL CentreMarch 17 - Montreal, QC, Bell CentreMarch 18 - Toronto, ON, Air Canada CentreMarch 21 - Detroit, MI, Joe Louis ArenaMarch 22 - Chicago, IL, United CentreMarch 24 - St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy CentreMarch 25 - Winnipeg, MB, MTS CentreMarch 27 - Edmonton, AB, Rexall PlaceMarch 30 - Calgary, AB, Scotiabank SaddledomeApril 1 - Vancouver, BC, Rogers ArenaApril 3 - Seattle, WA, Key ArenaApril 6 - San Jose, CA, HP PavilionApril 8 - Los Angeles, CA, Staples CentreApril 11 - San Diego, CA, Valley View Casino CentreApril 12 - Las Vegas, NV, Mandalay BayApril 15 - Houston, TX, Toyota CentreApril 16 - Dallas, TX, American Airlines CentreApril 19 - Tampa, FL, Tampa Bay Times ForumApril 20 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL, BankAtlantic CentreApril 22 - Atlanta, GA, Philips ArenaApril 29 - Washington, D.C., Verizon CentreMay 2 - Ottawa, ON, Scotiabank PlaceMay 4 - Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Centre
Watch Rihanna's video for 'Where Have You Been' below: