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Rihanna Recruits Ke$ha and Nicki Minaj For ‘Last Girl On Earth’ Tour

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Rihanna announced Monday the line up for her summer tour, Last Girl On Earth. The singer currentlyat the top of the charts with her song "Rude Boy" enlists other outspokenfemale artists, "Tik Tok" singer Ke$ha and Lil' Wayne protégé Nicki Minaj.  The tour starts July 2 at Seattle'sWhite River Amphitheatre and wraps on August 25 at Chicago'sUnited Center. Tickets go on sale April 9 atLiveNation.com.

Rihanna said this show will be her most elaborate tour todate. "The production is unbelievable and the costumes, we jut took it to awhole new level," Rihanna said in a statement. "Visually and sonically it'sgoing to be a big step up from the last time. We just keep growing and thistime it is a massive production that I cannot wait for."

Before starting her North American dates, Rihanna will begin her sold-out European tour on April 16 in Antwerp, Belgium.This Wednesday, April 7, she will appear on AmericanIdol.

"Rude Boy" marks Rihanna's sixth #1 song of the past decade.She is the only female artist to achieve this honor.

Last Girl On Earthtour dates

Jul 02- Seattle, WA - White RiverAmphitheatre
Jul 04 - Vancouver, BC Canada-General Motors Place
Jul 06 - Calgary, TX - Pengrowth Saddeldome
Jul 09 - Sacramento, CA - ARCO Arena
Jul 10 - Mountain View, CA - ShorelineAmphitheatre at Mountain View
Jul 14 - Albuquerque, NM - Hard Rock Casino Albuquerquepresents The Pavilion
Jul 15- Denver,CO - Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
Jul 17- Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Events Center
Jul 21 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
Jul 22 - Phoenix, AZ- Cricket Wireless Pavilion
Jul 28 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
Jul 30 - Tampa, FL - Ford Amphitheatre
Jul 31 - Miami, FL- American Airlines Center
Aug 03 - Indianapolis, IN  - VerizonWireless Music Center Indianapolis
Aug 05 - Toronto, ON Canada- Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Aug 07 - Montreal, Canada - BellCentre
Aug 08 - Boston, MA - Comcast Center
Aug 11 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
Aug 12 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden 
Aug 15 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Aug 18 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug 20 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
Aug 21 - Hershey, PA - Hersheypark Stadium
Aug 22 - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug 25 - Chicago, IL - United Center

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