Words – Dasha Fayvinova
With a powerful voice that can make people cry as if on cue, Adele has carved a place for herself in the music landscape. Her emotionally powerful lyrics and ability to translate heartache into four minute songs that anyone can relate to is magnificent. So it’s no wonder that, along with being the richest female artist in the UK, her record sales are monumental and her recent tour has made over $150 million.
In order to promote her most recent chart-topping record 25, Adele has gone on tour in Europe and North America. Since last February, it is estimated that she has performed for almost 1.5 million people. That’s 1.5 million people who have heard their heart’s words sung to them out loud into a microphone.
Adele has been selling out arenas left and right, playing in places like the Staples Center, Manchester Arena, and Madison Square Garden. According to Billboard:
‘Box office grosses from the first 15 arenas on the current U.S. and Canadian trek total $67.5 million, from 41 performances reported during the past week. Just over 601,000 tickets were sold in those 15 venues, including 118,149 at the Staples Center, the venue with the top box-office counts during the tour’s second leg.’
‘The trek’s overall sales are now in the $150 million range — a number that’s sure to grow as the tour continues through November.’
Adele, we salute you…
From the editors of Hello Giggles