Rihanna Announces World Debut Of New Single Diamonds

Less than a year since Rihanna released her last album Talk That Talk, the pop princess is preparing for its follow-up – revealing details about its lead single…

After taking to the stage at the  iHEARTRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas this weekend, the 24-year-old Bajan star announced that the new single, entitled Diamonds, will get its first play on US radio on Wednesday (September 26th) at 8am ET.

Described as “happy and hippy”, Rhianna explained that the “lyrics are very hopeful and positive” adding that “it is a little different to what people would expect”.

The singer’s untitled seventh studio album is due to be released before the end of the year, with her tour beginning in Buffalo, New York on March 8th.

Text by Lauren Benezra