Rihanna, Nokia and music history in the making
Rihanna is back. Sporting a new look, a new sound and a new album due out later this month.
The album Rated R, is the follow up to Rihanna’s platinum-selling 2007 release, Good Girl Gone Bad, which spent a substantial amount of time on the charts. 98 weeks in fact.
Now history will be made on November 16th when Rihanna performs for a global audience via Nokia’s live streamed concert. The concert will officially mark the launch of her much anticipated new album.
Select bloggers will be at the event and will record, broadcast and share elements of the exclusive live concert with fans around the globe.
Rihanna said, “I am so excited to partner up with Nokia. They are doing some really revolutionary things with this album, enabling me to reach more fans than ever before.”
Steve Bartels, President & COO, Island Def Jam Music Group stated “We are thrilled to join forces with Nokia for this innovative, global partnership, one that seamlessly merges technology and artistry in a truly unique way…with her technologically savvy fan-base and her remarkable history with the digital and mobile platforms, Rihanna is the perfect artist to launch this groundbreaking initiative.”
A bonus for Nokia Comes With Music customers is that they will be able to download an exclusive version of Rated R with a bonus track, remix and other additional content free as part of their subscription. Nokia will also make exclusive footage from the London gig available and in selected countries lucky fans will be able to listen to the track, ‘Wait Your Turn’ from the album before its release.
This event places Rihanna at “the forefront of cutting-edge technology” which will enable her fans to get closer to the live action from wherever they may be in the world.
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