After her debut on the pop music scene in 1998, a young Britney Spears almost instantly became the princess of pop. She gained a large following among children and teens which translated into album and ticket sales over the years.
As Spears grew up in the public eye, she lost more of her good-girl image, instead becoming a fixture in the tabloids. Her maturity translated in her music, but did not deeply impact album sales or radio appeal until a series of well-publicized personal crises in 2007 seemed to cement her downfall.
However, the late 2008 release of “Circus” and a subsequent 2009 tour seem to signal a comeback for Spears, personally and professionally. Ticket sales have been strong in comparison to similar tours, but disappointing overall in comparison to Spears’ tours from her earlier years, which were almost guaranteed sell-outs.
Summary by Griswold Jorgenson, TicketNews: When Britney Spears appeared on Good Morning America on Tuesday, she had some big news. After much rumor and the leak of her new single, “Work Bitch,” Britney is taking up residence in Vegas. Spears is signed on for a two year run of... Read more
Tickets for the upcoming tour from Adele, as well as tickets to upcoming concerts from Britney Spears are on sale throughout the weekend ending July 11 as compiled by TicketNews. This weekend begins with tickets on sale for several upcoming concerts from Hanson. One of the most popular bands... Read more
Tickets for the upcoming Britney Spears tour, as well as tickets to upcoming concerts from Taylor Swift are on sale throughout the weekend ending May 2 as compiled by TicketNews. This weekend’s onsales start with tickets to three upcoming concerts from pop superstar Taylor Swift. Routinely selling out her... Read more
When it comes to announcing a tour partner, the second time appears to have been the charm for Britney Spears. The princess of pop has confirmed a new and appropriately all-female billing for her upcoming Femme Fatale Tour. Nicki Minaj, who is currently on tour with Lil Wayne, will... Read more
This morning, March 29, Britney Spears announced plans for a summer tour of North America — her first since 2009. But before the tour even had a chance to get off the ground, it has already undergone a major shake-up. Latin and dance pop star Enrique Iglesias was supposed... Read more
Tickets to catch upcoming concerts from Britney Spears as well as tickets for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2009 season are on sale throughout the week ending June 20 as compiled by Ticket News. This week’s onsales begin today with tickets on sale for the upcoming 2009 NFL season. On sale... Read more
Britney Spears’s “Circus” tour, currently in the middle of an eight-date engagement at London’s O2 Arena (June 3-14), took a huge hit on its first two shows. When floor seats weren’t selling for her June 3-4 concerts, ticket prices were slashed 98 percent, from £100 ($162.55) to £2 ($3.25).... Read more
Britney Spears will bring her “Circus” back to North America later this summer for encore performances in select cities and first-run engagements in others. The next round of the Circus Starring Britney Spears kicks off August 20 at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, ON, and continues through November 26-27 at... Read more
More details on Miley Cyrus, plus tour announcements from The Pretenders and more, are included in the daily tour recap for June 9, as compiled by TicketNews. The spotlight for the day is still on paperless ticketing for Miley Cyrus‘s upcoming North American tour. While the use of Ticketmaster’s... Read more
With just a few more concerts booked for North America this spring, pop princess Britney Spears is looking to expand her European expedition this summer. Originally limited to an eight-show residency at the O2 Arena in London, England, the Circus Starring Britney Spears 2009 Tour will now cover the... Read more