“Today is a very sad day in music,” Rihanna told the crowd.


Shine bright like a diamond.

Rihanna performed her Sia-penned song “Diamonds” in honor of Prince, who suddenly passed away on Thursday (April 21).

“Today is a very sad day in music,” she told her 9000 fans at at the ANTi World Tour show Thursday night at the Saddledome in Calgary. “Sad day to music lovers, musicians, fans, all of the world lost one of the greatest legends… Prince. We’ll miss you. A lot of us have started making music and listening to music because of Prince. Right now I just want to honor him, me and my crew, and you guys.”

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She added, “let’s shine some light to heaven for Prince.”

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