Did a string of poor ticket gross sales drive Live Nation to cancel Iggy Azalea’s tour?
Two months in the past, Live Nation confirmed that Nicki Minaj had postponed the North American leg of her NICKIHNDRXX tour.
According to the live performance promoter, the singer determined to “reevaluate parts of manufacturing” of the tour. She apparently wanted extra time to rehearse — or one thing like that.
Rumors rapidly unfold that Minaj had truly canceled the North American tour due to poor ticket gross sales. A Live Nation supply advised Page Six that tickets gross sales “weren’t simply in the bathroom, they had been completely down the drain.”
The leaked information wasn’t all that stunning. Following a poor rollout of Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan program, Taylor Swift’s 2018 tour was dubbed “a complete catastrophe.” Desperate to fill seats, Ticketmaster offered tickets to Beyoncé and Jay Z’s tour in Italy for simply 6 euros (Ticketmaster final said that the costs had been a mistaken ‘take a look at’). Demand in London additionally appeared combined – at finest.
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Now, one other main artist has canceled her tour.
Say farewell to The Bad Girl.
Live Nation has canceled Iggy Azalea’s Bad Girls Tour “attributable to unexpected circumstances.” This marks the Australian rapper’s second tour cancelation in three years.
Per Variety, Azalea would’ve kicked off her 21-city tour on October 27th in Hollywood. Yet, “the entire 21 dates besides 4 – Minneapolis, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, and Hollywood, Calif. – had been marked canceled.” In addition, “a four-date tour of these cities doesn’t appear probably.”
Confirming the abrupt cancelation, Azalea expressed her profound disappointment on Twitter.