MADONNA LEADS HOT TOURS ROUNDUP WITH FINAL ‘REBEL HEART TOUR ‘ SHOWS
With the wrap of her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna owns the No. 1 slot on the weekly tally of top-grossing Hot Tours (see list, below), based on $62.4 million in sales from the final two legs of her four-continent jaunt.
A swing through seven Asian markets in February and a final trek in Australia and New Zealand rounded out the world tour that kicked off last fall in North America.
Her highest-grossing venue during the Asian leg was a two-night stand in the Tokyo metropolitan area at the Saitama Super Arena on Feb. 13 & 14. With $9.6 million in ticket sales, the arena also ranked as the highest grossing venue throughout the entire six-month trek.
The tour finale, a two-show stint at Sydney’s Allphones Arena on March 19 & 20, generated $6 million in revenue, the top sales among the venues during the final leg Down Under.
Final overall box office counts for the Rebel Heart tour totaled $169,804,336 from 1,045,479 sold tickets at 82 sold out performances worldwide.
HOT TOURS – MARCH 29, 2016
Ranked by Gross. Compiled from Boxscores reported March 22-28
Show Date Range
Show Venue/City (Shows/Sellouts)
Total Attendance (Capacity)
Feb. 4-March 20
Taipei Arena, Taipei, Taiwan (2/2)
Impact Arena, Bangkok (2/2)
Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan (2/2)
AsiaWorld-Arena, Hong Kong (2/2)
Studio City Event Center, Macau (2/2)
SM Mall of Asia Arena, Manila (2/2)
National Stadium, Singapore (1/1)
Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand (2/2)
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (2/2)
Brisbane Entertainment Center, Brisbane, Australia (2/2)
Allphones Arena, Sydney (2/2)
Source : Billboard