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.

Live Nation has booked Madonna’s final two concerts in North America: Boston, MA on October 16 and the singer’s hometown of Detroit, MI on November 18. Tickets for both shows go on sale August 23. The Boston play is the second of two nights, while Detroit is a new... Read more
Madonna’s two Sticky & Sweet tour concert dates at Denver’s Pepsi Center on November 11-12 have already sold out, but a limited number of seats at all price levels have become available for both concerts. According to Live Nation, the tour’s promoter, once production for the tour was completed,... Read more
Her tour has not yet started, but when Madonna concludes her forthcoming Sticky & Sweet Tour, which kicks off August 23 in Cardiff, Wales, the tour could gross an estimated $250 million for the 55 shows, according to the tour’s promoter Live Nation. This tops her 2006 Confessions tour... Read more
Tabloids in the UK are speculating that Britney Spears may join Madonna’s upcoming tour in Europe, but the tour’s producer is denying the reports. According to The Sun newspaper, “Madonna has asked troubled Britney Spears to join her on tour, and pals hope she will give guidance to the... Read more
With 14 concerts still not on sale around the globe, Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet Tour has already passed the 1 million mark in tickets sold. Madonna will play a total of 55 concerts and still has eight South American, four European and two North American shows to be announced.... Read more
Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet tour tickets continue selling like hot cakes. Live Nation has just added its fourth and last New York area performance at Madison Square Garden on October 12, after selling out three shows at the arena on October 6, 7 and 11. Tickets go on sale... Read more
Madonna tickets outsold all other competition for the week of May 26 – June 1, 2008, according to TicketNews’s exclusive weekly rankings. With a power score of 7.85, the Material Girl climbed from third place to become the overall top event for this week. Though Madonna’s Sticky and Sweet... Read more
Madonna tickets, and tickets to several Rascal Flatts concerts, are on sale throughout the week ending May 31, as compiled by TicketNews. This week offers even more tour dates for the Material Girl’s North American tour. Tickets are on sale for several major U.S. cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas,... Read more
Ticket sales for Madonna’s highly anticipated Sticky & Sweet Tour continue to explode throughout Europe and North America, according to TicketNews’s exclusive event rankings and Live Nation, the tour’s producer. with second shows added to record selling sellouts. Demand for tickets has led to the addition of several shows,... Read more
For the week of May 19 – May 25, 2008 Tina Turner, American Idols Live!, and Madonna were the top three events, according to TicketNews’s exclusive rankings. With a power score of 5.93, Tina Turner showed she was simply the best through another week as the Overall Top Event.... Read more