SEATTLA, WA. (www.xbox.com/gamewithfame) - Rihanna, the Barbados
- born beauty whose 2005 single "Pon De Replay," the unofficial anthem of this past summer is set to showcase her talents on Xbox Live in the latest 'Game with Fame' session. All Xbox 360 gamers should be on the look out for the gamertag 'RihannaGWF' playing Marble Blast Ultra for Xbox 360 Arcade on Saturday, April 22 between 3:00 p.m. EST and 4:00 p.m. EST.
After hitting the sticks on Xbox 360 Rihanna
will head over to Fort Minor
at the Hilton, Barbados
with her family and friends to celebrate the release of her sophomore album A Girl Like Me at her official album release party, presented by MSN. During the bash Rihanna
will perform a number of her hit singles at a private concert. Xbox Live subscribers will be able to catch a glimpse of the soulful singer's performance on the Xbox Live Marketplace.
"I am really excited to have my latest album release party in my homeland of Barbados," the singer stated. "It's great to share this with of family and friends, but for those who can't be here in person, you can check out my performance on Xbox Live Marketplace or can challenge me in the latest 'Game with Fame.'
Rihanna, whose current single "SOS" off of her latest album, A Girl Like Me sits as the second most downloaded video stream on MTV.com, and has already hit No 1 on MTV's TRL countdown. "SOS" is also No 1 on the U.S. Dance Airplay charts and No 3 on the Billboard Pop 100 Airplay. Her single "Pon de Replay" off of her debut album Music
of the Sun peaked at No 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and reached the No 1 slot on the Hot Digital
Songs chart. Also a major dance hit, the song topped the Hot Dance Music/Club Play and Dance Radio
Airplay charts for two straight weeks. The music video also spent more than 30 days on MTV's Total
Request Live countdown.