The singer will play five stadium and arena shows as part of a massive world tour set to take place next year
Rihanna and Cheryl hit it off at the BRITs
Rihanna tweets about her admiration for Cole
Presenting Rihanna with the Best International Female Artist at last night's BRIT Awards , Cheryl couldn't contain her delight, saying "And the winner of the Best International Female solo artist is, my girl crush, what's her name? Rihanna ."
And the Barbadian singer paid the compliment back to Cole , tweeting after the awards, "Can Cheryl Cole NOT be so yummy??? Just ONCE!!!"
The two singers looked close at the BRITs last night, hugging, laughing and chatting.
Kate Middleton dazzles at St Andrews University, and Skyfall star Javier Bardem is given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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.