Cher’s Dressed To Kill to become highest-grossing tour of 2014
Cher’s latest tour, Dressed To Kill, is on course to become the highest-grossing tour, so far, of 2014.
The tour has made a reported $54.9 million during its first leg, which ended last weekend, according to Billboard Boxscore.
Dressed To Kill is Cher’s first tour since her Living Proof Farewell tour, which ended in 2005 after playing 325 shows around the world over three years.
The second leg of the current tour kicks off in New York on September 11.
So far Cher has played 49 sell-out shows across the US, to more than 610,000 fans. Tickets are priced between $61-$560.
A show in Las Vegas on May 25 at MGM’s Grand Garden Arena has proved the most lucrative venue, earning $1.75 million.
Cher, 68, has insisted it is her final tour, nearly a decade on from her previous swansong tour.
“I’m never going to come back, I swear to God,” she said, ahead of a gig at Los Angeles’ Staples Center last week.
“What’s your granny doing tonight?” she added.
The tour marries extravagant reprisals of classic hits such as Believe and If I Could Turn Back Time with more contemporary tracks from her most recent album, Closer to the Truth.
Bon Jovi had the biggest international music tour of the year in 2013, playing to more than two million fans during 90 sell-out shows and grossing $205 million.
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