According to rihannadaily.com, “Diamonds” was produced by Norwegian hitmakers Stargate making its global premiere on Wednesday, September 26th with an 14:00 CET launch at radio stations worldwide. An hour later, at 15:00 CET, “Diamonds” will go up for sale at iTunes Music Stores worldwide.
Playing at the iHeart festival in Las Vegas Rihanna was excited to reveal the new single to fans.
Speaking about the new track - which she says is "happy and hippy" - RiRi said: "It's laid-back but it's hopeful. It's a record that... gives me such a great feeling when I listen to it.
"The lyrics are very hopeful and positive, but it's about love and... a little different to what people would expect, I think."
She added: "I'm excited about that. I'm excited to surprise them sonically."
The pop superstar also revealed that the secret to her success is simply that she "loves great music".
Rihanna explained: "When I make an album, that's what I think about; what I want to hear, what I love to hear.
"I think that's what my fans love... I always want to make it interesting for them. I always want to make it a little fresh and a little ahead of what's on the radio."
Rihanna is the recipient of six Grammy Awards® and seven Billboard Music Awards, Rihanna has sold over 37 million albums and 146 million digital tracks worldwide, and currently holds the record for top-selling digital artist of all time.
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