Despite its bumpy road to the top (see: postponements & cancellations due to medical issues, etc.), Lady Gaga‘s ‘Joanne’ World Tour was named the highest grossing female tour of 2017.
And, while European fans were ready to get their latest taste of what the diva had to offer on stage, the top of this month brought with it news she was forced to cancel the remainder of the tour due to “severe pain” (click here to read more).
Though abrupt, the trek’s final curtain call has allowed analysts to tally its overall grossing figure. See the numbers inside:
With final box office counts reported by promoter Live Nation, the overall gross from the run reached $95 million based on 841,935 sold tickets at 49 performances.
Compared to her earlier major arena tours: Monster Ball (2009-2011), Born This Way (2012-2013) and ArtRave: The Artpop Ball (2014), the Joanne jaunt produced higher gross averages than on any of the earlier tours, according to Billboard’s Boxscore archives. Her grosses in arenas were 7 percent higher per show on Joanne than on Born This Way and even higher on the other two — 28 percent higher than Monster Ball and 35 percent more than ArtRave…