Kanye West’s Yeezus Tour Grosses $25 Million
It was a good year for ‘Yeezus.’ Kanye West‘s tour raked in $25 million in 2013, making it the highest-grossing hip-hop tour of the year.
Billboard shares that the Yeezus tour took in $25,213,875. The top grossing date was New York City’s Madison Square Garden with more than $3 million in sales while Kanye’s most attended show came from Toronto with 31,386 fans for two performances.
In addition to new music from the ‘Yeezus’ album, the tour featured elaborate sets (including an actor playing Jesus), special effects and costume changes. Fans came out to also hear a string of rants from the superstar.
The only tour that out-performed the MC’s was Paul McCartney’s, who topped the hot tours list with $40.6 million grossed. Other tours on the list include Alicia Keys and Justin Bieber.