The singer will play five stadium and arena shows as part of a massive world tour set to take place next year
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Did you know?
When she was a child Rihanna used to listen to reggae music at her home in Bridgetown.
At the age of 16 she left high school to move to New York and pursue a musical career led by music producer Evan Rogers.
Def Jam signed Rihanna after hearing the demo and the single became her first hit.
Her third album, 'Good Girl Gone Bad', featuring the song 'Umbrella', was her first number one in the UK Albums Chart.
Rihanna was the non-singing star of Kanye West's video for 2009 single 'Paranoid'.
How did Rihanna find fame?
Singles such as 'Only Girl (in the World)', 'Umbrella' and 'We Found Love' have helped the Bajan beauty to sell over 100 million records worldwide.
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Rihanna and Katy Perry are up for several awards at the 2012 music ceremony
Bajan beauty Rihanna will reportedly release a new album and single in the coming months.
Nicole Richie takes a break from red carpet glamour and goes out bare-faced.
Rihanna wows with demure makeover for Harpers Bazaar magazine.
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From inspiration to fandom, watch the action from launch of Rihanna's River Island autumn collection.
Watch the new music video for Rihanna's collaboration with Coldplay, Princess of China.
The 'We Found Love' star has released the footage of her travelling to her London gig on the tube.
From her fifth studio 'Loud', the title of the song was chosen by her fans.
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