Rihanna Adds More North American Tour Dates, Taps Cee-Lo For Supporting Act

Fresh off the heels of her performance at the recent 53rd Grammy Awards and The 2011 Brit Awards, Pop/R&B singer Rihanna today announced additional North American dates for her upcoming ‘Loud’ Tour as well as singer, songwriter, rapper Cee Lo Green as her supporting act.

“I’m a huge fan of Cee Lo since his days with Goodie Mob and with Gnarls Barkley. He’s a musical genius, continually reinventing himself and I’m thrilled to have him join me on tour,” said Rihanna.

“I want to thank Rihanna for inviting me on our version of 50 First dates, only difference is she’s unforgettable fine. Don’t tell her I have a crush on her, don’t wanna mess everything up. But honestly it’s an honor and a blessing to be able to go out with a talent such as hers and I look forward to doing my part to make the tour unforgettable for the fans that come out and see us,” adds Cee Lo.

Produced by Live Nation, ten additional dates has been added to the ‘Loud’ tour, whick kicks off June 4th in Baltimore. Additional cities include Montreal, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Houston, Dallas, Albuquerque and Boston with more to be announced soon.

Tickets for the newly announced shows go on sale beginning Friday, February 18th in select markets at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.

Rihanna and Cee Lo both won Grammy Awards on Sunday Night with “Only Girl In The World,” being named best Dance Record for Rihanna and Cee Lo won Best Urban/Alternative Performance for “Forget You.” Rihanna will be supporting her latest album ‘Loud’ while Cee Lo will be promoting his third solo effort ‘The Lady Killer.’


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