Rihanna announces 2016 concert tour dates

Rihanna will tour the globe in 2016, and her first date will be in San Diego.

The eight-time Grammy Award-winner will kick off her Anti World Tour on Feb. 26 at San Diego state University's Viejas Arena.

The North American leg of her tour concludes May 6 in Oakland. The European leg opens June 11 in Amsterdam and wraps up Aug. 12 in Zurich, Switzerland. All of the tour dates appear below.

Travis Scott will open all the North American tour dates. The Weeknd and Big Sean will open all the European dates. The tour is designed to promote Rhianna's eight and newest album, "Anti," her first in three years. Her first seven album have sold a combined 54 million copies. She is also the most viewed performer on Vevo/YouTube, with over 7 billion views for her music videos.

Tickets for all of the North American tour dates go on sale Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. at livenation.com, by phone at (800) 744-3000 and at all Ticketmaster outlets.

A pre-sale for American Express card holders and Tidal members begins at 10 a.m. next Monday, Nov. 30, as does a Samsung pre-sale. An online Live Nation, Facebook and Radio pre-sale will begin Dec. 2 at 10 a.m.

Tickets for Rihanna's tour-opening San Diego concert are priced at $30.50 to $151 each, plus service charges. More information on her San Diego ticket on-sale is available here.

RIHANNA - THE ANTI WORLD TOUR

*All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.

Friday, February 26, 2016 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena

Sunday, February 28, 2016 San Jose, CA SAP Center

Tuesday, March 01, 2016 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena

Friday, March 04, 2016 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center

Saturday, March 05, 2016 Houston, TX Toyota Center

Sunday, March 06, 2016 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center

Tuesday, March 08, 2016 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena

Saturday, March 12, 2016 Jacksonville Jacksonville Arena

Sunday, March 13, 2016 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena

Friday, March 18, 2016 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena

Saturday, March 19, 2016 Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena

Sunday, March 20, 2016 Charlotte, NC The Time Warner Cable Arena

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Washington, DC Verizon Center

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center

Thursday, March 24, 2016 Auburn Hills, MI Palace of Auburn Hills

Saturday, March 26, 2016 Hartford, CT XL Center

Sunday, March 27, 2016 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center

Saturday, April 02, 2016 Newark, NJ Prudential Center

Sunday, April 03, 2016 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 Quebec City, QC Centre Videotron

Wednesday, April 06, 2016 Montreal, QC Bell Centre

Saturday, April 09, 2016 Baltimore, MD Royal Farms Arena

Sunday, April 10, 2016 Boston, MA TD Garden

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Toronto, ON Air Canada Center

Friday, April 15, 2016 Chicago, IL United Center

Monday, April 18, 2016 Winnipeg, MS MTS Centre

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place

Thursday, April 21, 2016 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome

Saturday, April 23, 2016 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena

Sunday, April 24, 2016 Seattle, WA KeyArena

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Salt Lake City, UT Vivint Smart Home Arena

Friday, April 29, 2016 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 Los Angeles, CA Forum

Saturday, May 07, 2016 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena

RIHANNA - THE ANTI WORLD TOUR - EUROPEAN DATES

Saturday, June 11, 2016 Amsterdam, Holland Amsterdam Arena

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Coventry, United Kingdom Ricoh Arena

Thursday, June 16, 2016 Cardiff, United Kingdom Cardiff Stadium

Saturday, June 18, 2016 Sunderland, United Kingdom Stadium Of Light

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Dublin, Ireland Aviva Stadium

Friday, June 24, 2016 London, United Kingdom Wembley Stadium

Monday, June 27, 2016 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hampden Park

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Manchester, United Kingdom Emirates Old Park

Monday, July 4, 2016 Stockholm, Sweden Tele2 Arena

Thursday, July 7, 2016 Copenhagen, Denmark Refshale Island

Saturday, July 9, 2016 Hamburg, Germany Volkspark Stadion

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Milan, Italy San Siro

Friday, July 15, 2016 Nice, France Allianz Stadium

Sunday, July 17, 2016 Frankfurt, Germany Commerzbank Arena

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Lyon, France Grande Stade

Saturday, July 23, 2016 Lille, France Stade Lille

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Prague, Czech Republic Synotip Arena

Thursday, July 28, 2016 Cologne, Germany Rhein Energie Stadion

Saturday, July 30, 2016 Paris, France Stade de France

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Berlin, Germany Olympiastadion

Friday, August 5, 2016 Warsaw, Poland PGE Narodowy

Sunday, August 7, 2016 Munich, Germany Olympiastadion

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Vienna, Austria Ernst Happel Stadium

Friday, August 12, 2016 Zurich, Switzerland Letzigrund Stadion

Source: DiscoverSD

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