She's had a bit of a rocky year so far but it looks like 2009 is looking up for US singing star Rihanna.

The R&B lovely will play Dubai on May 28 with tickets going on sale in the next couple of weeks.

According to the organisers, Vibe Event Management Agency, the singer has been looking to come to the region for a number of months. They say the concert will be "the best the Middle East has ever seen".

Unfortunately we don't know where exactly she's playing yet, but as soon as we get venue and ticket details, you'll be the first to know.

For now, let's just get excited!