Looks like Madonna is still the reigning Queen of Pop!
After her critically acclaimed Rebel Heart Tour came to a close this past Sunday night in Sydney, Australia, the Material Girl has once again made history. With the completion of her tour, she is officially the Top Grossing Touring Solo Artist in the history of Billboard Boxscore with over $1.31 billion in ticket sales sold over the course of her career! How amazing is that?
The Rebel Heart Tour kicked off on Sept. 9, 2015 in Montreal and visited arenas in 55 cities on four continents over seven months. She performed 82 shows, plus a special fan club show in Melbourne. Even though the tour was riddled with setbacks and controversy — most recently, the singer came under fire for pulling down a 17-year-old fan’s top on stage, exposing her nipple — grossed $169.8 Million with 1,045,479 in attendance. Madonna is also the third top grossing touring act ever, behind The Rolling Stones and U2, since tracking began in 1990.
So next time you think Madonna’s career is over, think again — bitch, she’s Madonna!
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