Funds raised by the event support the Clara Lionel Foundation, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding impoverished communities globally.
On Instagram, Rihanna wrote, “We’re coming back to NY for the #DIAMONDBALL to benefit #CLF !! Follow @claralionelfdn for ways to donate, and the announcement of our host and performers coming soon. 💎🥰”
The inaugural Diamond Ball took place in Bevery Hills, California, in 2014.
The next two events in September 2017 and 2018 were held at Cipriani Wall Street. Attendees included A$AP Rocky, Issa Rae and Donald Glover, who performed. Rihanna attended the event wearing an Alexis Mabille lace catsuit and sandals.
Check out Rihanna’s announcement below.