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.

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
By Petrina Crockford In an industry first for a major artist, Madonna has publicly embraced a secondary ticket broker, UK-based viagogo, as one of the channels for fans to obtain tickets. The Sticky & Sweet Tour is the singer’s first under her $120 million deal with Live Nation, and... Read more
Bon Jovi tickets, as well as Madonna tickets, are on sale throughout the week ending May 24, as compiled by TicketNews. New Jersey natives Bon Jovi have a tour stop in nearby Boston in the onsales for this week. Tickets for the show went on sale yesterday morning, May... Read more
Ticket sales were strong out of the gate for Madonna’s upcoming Sticky & Sweet Tour, according to officials with the tour. Among weekend sell-outs were stadium shows in Paris, France and London, England along with arena shows in Boston, MA and Chicago, IL. Two performances at Madison Square Garden... Read more
Tickets to concerts from Coldplay and Madonna are on sale throughout the week ending May 17, as compiled by TicketNews. The British rock group Coldplay has three shows in the week’s onsales, including stops in Las Vegas and Cleveland. The Material Girl herself has multiple ticket pre-sales beginning Monday... Read more
In what could be considered a boon for both companies, and further indication of the validity and growing influence of the secondary ticket market, StubHub and viagogo will be the official secondary ticketing companies for Madonna’s upcoming Sticky & Sweet world tour. The tour, which is in support of... Read more
Concerts from Madonna and Tina Turner top the onsales for the weekend ending May 12, as compiled by TicketNews. The Material Girl kicks off her national tour this summer following the release of her latest album “Hard Candy.” Tickets to what is sure to be one of the hottest... Read more
Madonna’s latest world tour, dubbed the Sticky & Sweet Tour after her hot-selling album “Hard Candy,” starts hip-hopping around the globe on August 23 in Cardiff, Wales. The tour, her first world tour in two years, will be the first under her landmark 10-year, $120 million deal with Live... Read more