Westfield Stratford City invites Rihanna to turn on Christmas lights!

Can you guess what’s special this winter? The world famous superstar Rihanna will switch on the Christmas lights at a Christmas event! This event will take place in Cherry Park and she is expected to entertain at least 15,000 fans, Ambassadors of Westfield who are members of its charity partner Save the Children. This will mark the beginning of the countdown for switching on the Christmas lights at the end of which there will be a presentation of pyrotechnics and lasers.

Rihanna is Switching on the Westfield Stratford City Christmas Lights and getting paid £5million
Rihanna is Switching on the Westfield Stratford City Christmas Lights and getting paid £5million

So don’t you want to know which song the rock star will perform to? It’s a song called Diamonds from her new album ‘Unapologetic’. This event will mark the launch of this entertaining album in United Kingdom. This is not it people! If you are lucky enough you could also expect to get a chance to meet your favorite super star.

And as per DailyMail – ‘Even though the final contract is still being thrashed out, they’re prepared to pay up to £5 million for her.’

Talking about this exciting event Myf Ryan, General Manager, Marketing UK said “Christmas is always such a special time of year for Westfield and we are so excited that Rihanna has chosen Westfield Stratford City to help celebrate the festivities. Our shoppers love Rihanna and we are proud to be able to host this unique and exclusive concert for the UK fans.” Just recently this year Rihanna was ranked one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Now isn’t that a great achievement for a girl at 24? As if this was not enough to make the world envy her she has been ranked by Forbes as fourth in-line to the World’s Most Powerful Celebrity. And who is the most popular female on Facebook and YouTube with 62.5 million friends? The answer to this question once again is Rihanna!

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To add to this she has also broken many of the Guinness World Records by being the best selling digital artist of all times in the USA. The most talked about Diamonds World Tour will begin next year starting at Buffalo, New York and halting at 28 other places of North America. After this it’s the turn of Europe to get mesmerized by her magic.   The European tour starts in Bilbao, Spain on May 26th and runs through July with stops in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, and the UK with additional cities, dates and special festival events still to be announced. In UK audience will see Rihanna perform at Cardiff, Manchester, London, Birmingham and Sunderland.

Rihanna Diamonds World Tour is promoted world-wide by Live Nation Global Touring.


26-May Bilbao, Spain BEC Fri. 30-November
28-May Lisbon, Portugal Pavilhao Atlantico Sat. 24-November
01-June Barcelona, Spain Palau San Jordi Fri. 30-November
02-June Montpellier, France Montpellier Arena Tue. 20-November
03-June Lyon, France Halle Tony Garnier Tue. 20-November
05-June Antwerp, Belgium Sportpaleis Wed. 21-November
08-June Paris, France Stade de France Tue. 20-November
10-June Cardiff, Wales Millennium Stadium Tue. 20-November
12-June Manchester, United Kingdom Manchester Arena Tue. 20-November
15-June London, United Kingdom Twickenham Stadium Tue. 20-November
17-June Birmingham, United Kingdom LG Arena Tue. 20-November
20-June Sunderland, United Kingdom Stadium of Light Tue. 20-November
23-June Amsterdam, Netherlands Ziggo Dome Wed. 21-November
26-June Cologne, Germany Lanxess Arena Mon. 19-November
29-June Zurich, Switzerland Hallenstadion Mon. 19-November
02-July Berlin, Germany O2 World Mon. 19-November
09-July Vienna, Austria Stadthalle Wed. 21-November
20-July Helsinki, Finland Hartwall Arena Mon. 19-November
22-July Stockholm, Sweden Globen Mon. 19-November
25-July Oslo, Norway Telenor Wed. 21-November
26-July Bergen, Norway Bergenhus Castle &
Fortress – Koengen
Wed. 21-November
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The tickets for these amazing concerts will be sold from 9pm on Tuesday and they are made available at LiveNation.co.uk or TicketMaster.co.uk. In September last year the Westfield Startford City invited Justin Bieber to turn on the lights and this time they chose Rihanna. This time there will be not one but two special guests. Yes Rihanna is going to be accompanied by David Guetta. So hurry! Grab your tickets for the show right now!

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