RIHANNA ANNOUNCES 2010 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR LAST GIRL ON EARTH TICKETS GO ON SALE BEGINNING APRIL 9TH AT LIVENATION.COM; KE$HA AND NICKI MINAJ TO JOIN RIHANNA ON 25-DATE TREK SMASH SINGLE RUDE BOY OWNS 3RD WEEK AT #1 ON THE HOT 100; RIHANNA SET TO APPEAR ON AMERICAN IDOL WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 LOS ANGELES, CA – April 5, 2010 Rihanna, in the midst of her 4th critically-acclaimed album release Rated R, a smash #1 single with Rude Boy, and a highly anticipated upcoming international tour, has confirmed dates for her 2010 North American tour, Last Girl On Earth. The multi-platinum and Grammy award winning superstar, who recently broke a Billboard record with her current number one single Rude Boy, becoming the only female artist of the past decade to have six #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, will be joined by rising star Ke$ha and female rapper Nicki Minaj, who will open all dates on the Live Nation produced tour. Tickets go on sale beginning April 9th at LiveNation.com. Weve never done a tour to this capacity. The production is unbelievable and the costumes, we just took it to a whole new level. Visually and sonically its going to be a big step up from the last time. We just keep growing and this time it is a massive production that I cannot wait for, said Rihanna in a recent interview with AOL. With a total of over 121 million in audience nationwide – up over 25 million this week alone – Rude Boy continues its chart onslaught as the #1 Hot 100 Airplay song and the #1 Greatest Gainer/Airplay on the chart for the 7th week in a row. Set to launch her sold out spring European tour on April 16th in Antwerp, Belgium, before heading overseas Rihanna will perform on FOXs American Idol on Wednesday, April 7th. Rihannas Last Girl On Earth tour will make 25 stops, at mix of top amphitheaters and arenas throughout North America this summer, beginning on July 2nd at the White River Amphitheater in Seattle through August 25th at the United Center in Chicago, with more dates to be announced soon. A dynamic performer renowned for her cutting-edge stage looks and designs, Rihannas Last Girl on Earth promises to be a visual spectacle on a scale unlike anything she has accomplished in her already legendary career. Fan club members will have access to pre sale tickets beginning Wednesday, April 7th at 10:00 am local time. Citi® cardmembers will also have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday, April 7th at 12 noon local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.