DRAKE🐐 NOW HAS THE HIGHEST GROSSING HIPHOP TOUR OF ALL TIME📜💰💸
Oh my oh my oh my, it’s official. Thee most difficult position to be in hip hop today is as a Drake hater😭😫 because no matter how much they hate this guy he just can’t seem to stop winning.📈
To further solidify that 2016 was indeed his year and that he belongs in the Top 5, Drake now has the highest grossing hip hop tour of all time⌛️
Drake grossed $84.3 million (R1, 16 billion) over 56 shows in 38 cities between July 20 and October 8, according to numbers from Pollstar📈. The average show on the tour drew a crowd of 19,793 fans who paid an average ticket price of $112. (R1, 544) In total, there were 752,141 tickets sold.
The numbers would’ve been higher if not for an ankle injury that side-lined Drake from the last six shows of the tour 😷 🚑.
Despite breaking the all-time record for Hip Hop, Drizzy just missed cracking the Top 10 out of all genres for 2016, coming in at just #11. Beyoncé came in 2nd to Bruce Springsteen & The E Street for 2016 by grossing $256.2 million (R3, 5 billion) with her Formation Tour’s 49 shows, while Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band took the top spot with a tour that grossed $268.3 million (R3, 7 billion) over 76 shows.
Kanye West’s Saint Pablo Tour was the second-highest grossing Hip Hop tour of 2016, pulling in $52.8 million (R728 million) over 41 shows to land at the 29 spot.
Kanye had previously held the record with Jay Z for their Watch The Throne Tour over 2011 and 2012.
Drake’s now prepping to head back on road for his European tour, which kicks off in Amsterdam and is slated to have young thug on board.