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Breaking: Rihanna concert postponed

Posted 2:53pm on Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2013

On Tuesday afternoon, Live Nation issued the terse statement: Rihanna's "Diamonds World Tour" has postponed its Dallas date, just hours before the pop star was scheduled to take the American Airlines Center stage.

"Unfortunately, as a result of illness, Rihanna is unable to perform this evening at Dallas’s American Airlines Center," reads Live Nation's statement. "Fans are instructed to retain their tickets to this event pending rescheduled show date information."

The Tuesday show would've been her first performance in North Texas in two years, after a July 2011 show was cut short by a fire in a lighting truss above the stage.

Rihanna also postponed Monday's show in Houston. No word yet if/when the show will be made up, but as soon as more information is available, we'll pass it along.

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