Nicki Minaj Celebrates Her Highest Selling Tour Yet

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INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Nicki Minaj attends the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
The tour is just a few weeks away from officially kicking off.

Last year, Nicki Minaj unleashed her first new album since 2018. Pink Friday 2 came off the strength of singles like "Super Freaky Girl" and "Red Ruby Da Sleeze." The album immediately shot to the top of the Billboard 200 in its first week and debuted numerous songs on the Hot 100. Two fan favorite cuts from the record "Everybody" with Lil Uzi Vert and "FTCU" are still lingering on the US singles chart. That success seems to be translating directly into ticket sales for her upcoming world tour on the back of the album.

Earlier this year Nicki announced the Pink Friday 2 tour. The response was positive enough that she's had to add new shows to the already massive tour multiple times. Now after just a few days of pre-sale the tour has already become her biggest selling outing yet. There are already 25 shows on the tour that have sold out with particular locations getting extra shows added. Nicki shared the good news to her story to thank her fans for showing out. "This happened within days of presale. Now we are 10 days away. So grateful," her caption reads. Check out her post celebrating her tickets sales below.

Nicki Minaj Selling Out Tour Shows With Pre Sale Alone

Nicki Minaj hasn't officially confirmed who will be appearing alongside her on tour yet. Earlier this week she gave a shoutout to Chris Brown, which was unsurprisingly met with some controversy. But fans who were more comfortable with the endorsement were hoping to see Brown join her on parts of her world tour.

Earlier this month, Nicki shared a clip previewing some of the choreography from her upcoming tour. The clip left fans expecting an elaborate series of stadium shows with quite a bit of spectacle included. What do you think of Nicki Minaj selling out more than two dozen tour dates on presale alone? Do you plan on seeing her on the Pink Friday 2 tour? Let us know in the comment section below.


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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.