Sep 7, 2012

Rihanna To Make Exclusive South Florida Visit At The BankAtlantic Center April 20

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment today announced that international superstar Rihanna will visit the BankAtlantic Center in an exclusive South Florida performance on April 20. Tickets for her Diamond World Tour stop will go onsale Friday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. at all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone (800-745-3000), at www.ticketmaster.com and Monday, Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. at the BankAtlantic Center box office.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Rihanna back to ‘The Center Of It All’ with an exclusive South Florida performance,” said SSE Executive Director of Event Programming Aaron Zimmerman. “Her incredible, long list of chart-topping hits showcases her talent and popularity among a broad range of fans.”

The Barbadian-born singer has released six studio albums in the span of seven years, totaling 11 No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart – the youngest solo artist to achieve such a feat. In addition to being the highest-selling digital artist of all time, she’s earned numerous awards including six Grammy Awards and 18 Billboard Music Awards.

The R&B superstar wowed a packed house in her previous performance at the BankAtlantic Center in July 2011. Her most recent album “Talk That Talk” includes the No. 1 hit “We Found Love.” Other hit songs include “SOS,” “Umbrella” and “Disturbia.”

The BankAtlantic Center was recently ranked No. 13 in the United States and No. 35 in the world according to the mid-year arena venue rankings by trade publication Pollstar. The “Center of it All” has a remarkable schedule of concerts and events on tap for the remainder of 2012 including The Who, Carrie Underwood and Eric Church.

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Home to the Florida Panthers Hockey Club and internationally recognized concerts and events, the Broward County-owned BankAtlantic Center is one of the top ranked venues of its kind in the world.