RIHANNA will perform live in the UAE this New Year's Eve.
The pop sensationwill make her Middle East debut when she brings in 2010 in Abu Dhabi
The singer will perform her biggest hits, including Umberlla, Disturbia and Take A Bow, to a 15,000-strong crown at Emirates palace on December 31st.
Rihanna's gig has been arranged by Flash - the same people who brought The Killers, Christina Aguilera, Shakira and Coldplay, amongst many others.
Managing Director of Flash, John Lickrish, said: "With a superstar like Rihanna leading the countdown to 2010, this concert promises to be the hottest ticket in town on the biggest night of the year."
Flash also announced that the ‘La Rumba' party zone is back, and this year will play host to an exclusive ensemble of internationally-renowned DJs before and after Rihanna's show, headlined by hip-hop supremo DJ Green Lantern - who has spun for the likes of Eminem - cooking up late-night beats for those chasing the first dawn of 2010.
A host of regional and international DJs will be confirmed by Flash in the coming weeks, for what will be a unique and eclectic night of hip- hop, RB, pop and dance music.
Tickets for the New Years Eve event will go on sale soon so watch this space!