Madonna's 'Confessions Tour' Sets All-Time Record

09/20/2006

All-Time Highest Grossing Tour by a Female Artist

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Live Nation (NYSE: LYV), a leading live event and venue management company, announced today that Madonna's "Confessions Tour," which wraps up tomorrow night in Tokyo, Japan, is the highest grossing tour by a female artist in history. The tour, which was produced by Live Nation's global touring division, The Next Adventure, led by Chairman of Global Music Arthur Fogel, played 60 shows in all, drawing 1,165,000 fans and grossing $193.7 Million U.S.

"Madonna has yet again delivered an incredible show for her fans and the success of the tour is the ultimate statement," said Mr. Fogel. "She absolutely belongs at number one."

The "Confessions Tour" tops the previous record set by Cher, a three-year total of $192.5 Million from 273 shows, according to Billboard Magazine.

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SOURCE Live Nation
09/20/2006

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