Kate Bush Joins Fastest Sell Out Concerts Of All Time

Kate Bush Joins Fastest Sell Out Concerts Of All Time

Recently, Kate Bush announced her first live tour in 35 years. The tour was met by an overwhelming public demand, selling out the 22 date tour In just 15 minutes.

To Compare this triumph with other concerts we have compiled a list of the top 8 fastest sell out concerts.

Top 8 fastest-Sell Out Concerts: (so far)
1
Artist: Robbie Williams ‘Close Encounters Tour’ (2005)
Venue: Entire World Tour
Time it took to sell out: 24 hours
How many tickets: 1.6 million
* In support of Williams’ sixth studio album ‘Intensive Care’.
* Robbie’s first tour since 2003 (three years)
* He holds Guinness World Record for ‘Most Tour Tickets Sold In A Day’

2
Artist: Take That (2011)
Venue: UK Tour
Time it took to sell out: 24 hours
How many tickets: 1.3 million
* Reunion tour with Robbie Williams
* Holds the record for fastest selling UK tour of 2011

3
Artist: Jay Z and Justin Timberlake ‘Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour’ (2013)
Venue: North America Tour
Time it took to sell out: 1 minute
How many tickets: 622,559
* Tour in support of Timberlake’s third studio album, The 20/20 Experience (2013) and Jay-Z’s twelfth studio album, Magna Carta Holy Grail (2013).
* Following the artist’s joined collaboration on “Suit & Tie” and their performance at the 2013 Grammy Awards

4
Artist: Michael Jackson ‘This is It Tour’ (2009)
Venue: o2 Arena, London
Time it took to sell out: 1 hour
How many tickets: 230,000
* Michael Jackson’s final Tour
* Initial 10 dates were met by such high demand that another 40 dates were added

5
Artist: The Stone Roses (2013)
Venue: Heaton Park
Time it took to sell out: 68 minutes
How many tickets: 220,000
Comments:
* Reunion gig
* One of the fastest selling rock concerts in UK history
* Three nights in Manchester’s Heaton Park in June and July 2013
* Singer Ian Brown and guitarist John Squire reconciled for the first time since Squire left the band in 1996
* First tour in 7 years

6
Artist: Paul McCartney (2009)
Venue: Mexico City
Time it took to sell out: 11 seconds
How many tickets: 40,000

7
Artist: The Game (2013)
Venue: O2 Arena
Time it took to sell out: 1 Second
How many tickets: 23,000

8
Artist: Paul McCartney (2009)
Venue: o2 Arena, London
Time it took to sell out: 1 second
How many tickets: 23,000

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