Besides being one of the most influential recording artists of the past two decades, Madonna has also become a powerful force in the ticket industry. Since her debut in the early 1980s, the Queen of Pop has come to generate record-breaking sales around the world, making her a favorite on both the primary and secondary markets. Her most recent Sticky & Sweet Tour ended late in 2008 after nearly 60 concerts with a combined audience of 2.35 million people and total gross of more than $280 million. Her 2006 Confessions Tour was also a record-breaker at the time, grossing $193.7 million. Because of her continued popularity and audience draw, Madonna’s concerts often feature prominently in TicketNews’s weekly Top Events Rankings.

Tickets for dates on Madonna’s latest tour have been going on sale over the last couple weeks and in that time, the iconic singer-songwriter has become the undisputed queen of TicketNews exclusive events rankings. She dominated the ranks of top sellers on the secondary market this past week, marking... Read more
Madonna, Bonnaroo tickets on sale this weekend
With its headliners announced this week, tickets for the annual Bonnaroo festival are among the onsales for the weekend ending February 20 as compiled by TicketNews. Bonnaroo, which was first launched in 2002, is unique from many other music festivals in that it strives to be environmentally friendly while... Read more
Pop royalty Madonna & Lady Gaga plan massive tours
This year, the undisputed Queen of Pop, Madonna, and her heir apparent, Lady Gaga, are both set to launch world tours, which are highly anticipated by ticket brokers and fans alike. Fresh off her successful Super Bowl Halftime Show performance, where she performed hits including “Vogue,” “Music,” and “Give... Read more
With the help of the latest tour from Madonna along with Super Bowl XLVI being over, indoor sports and concert arenas took over the top spots in TicketNews’ exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, February 12. Madison Square Garden (MSG) returned to the No. 1 spot after... Read more
Fresh off her successful performance at the Super Bowl Halftime Show, Madonna has several upcoming stops on her world concert tour among the onsales for the weekend ending February 13 as compiled by TicketNews. One of the most popular recording artists of the last 30 years, Madonna has sold... Read more
Billboard released its Top Concert Tours for 2009, and leading the pack with the highest-grossing trek was U2. The other artists in the top five were Madonna, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, AC/DC, and Pink. U2 spent 2009 touring behind its studio album “No Line on the... Read more
Since Madonna’s one-year Sticky & Sweet Tour played its two final concerts on September 1 and 2 at HaYarkon Park in Tel Aviv, Israel, the Material Girl is now a part of touring history. Not only is hers the most successful tour ever by a solo artist, according to... Read more
Madonna’s July 19 concert at the Velodrome stadium in Marseilles, France has been cancelled after the roof collapsed during the stage construction that left eight crew injured and two dead. According to the AP, initially an American and a Brit were seriously injured; the killed crew member was French.... Read more
Madonna is the Top Earning Musician of the year with about $110 million in profits, according to Forbes magazine. The total is based upon her touring, recording and endorsement earnings from June 2008 to June 2009. Two other female artists follow Madge in the top five: Céline Dion ($100... Read more
After a whirwind of sellouts, Madonna has made more changes to her European tour itinerary. Two concerts have been cancelled on the summer 2009 extension of her Sticky & Sweet Tour, while more than 10 new shows have been added since the outing was announced in January. Cancelled dates... Read more