Rihanna’s Spring Fling

Rihanna gets down to business for 2010, announcing eight United Kingdom dates in May.

The singer plays major U.K. venues in a tour beginning May 7 in Birmingham at the LG Arena and wrapping up in Glasgow at the SECC May 19.

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Stops in between include Liverpool’s Echo Arena May 8; London’s O2 May 10; Sheffield Arena May 13; Nottingham at the Trent FM Arena May 14; Manchester Evening News Arena May 16 and the Newcastle Arena May 17.

There’s still one gig scheduled for 2009 – a New Year’s Eve performance in the United Arab Emirates town of Abu Dhabi at the Emirates Palace.

Rihanna is up for two Grammys – Best Rap Song and Best Rap Song Collaboration for recording “Run This Town” with Jay-Z and Kanye West.

For more information on Rihanna’s upcoming U.K. tour, click here for the artist’s Web site.