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Sticky & Sweet Tour

The Sticky & Sweet Tour is the eighth tour by American singer songwriter Madonna. It began in August 23, 2008 and it ended in September 2, 2009.
Girl Gone Wild-1
Sticky & Sweet Tour
Year(s) 2008-2009
Legs 5
Dates 85
Guest(s) Timbaland
Justin Timberlake
Britney Spears
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Sticky & Sweet Tour was the eighth concert tour by American singer Madonna performed during 2008 and 2009 to promote her eleventh studio album, Hard Candy. The show toured Europe, America, Asia and Middle East.

This is the longest tour since signing the contract with concert promoter Live Nationn. 1 and is the tour returns to the stage in Latin America after a period of 15 years without performing live. The total economic revenue is, to date, 408 million dollars, making it the "Tour a solo artist with the greatest gains of all time", and ranking second in the highest-grossing tour, surpassing the record that she herself It was established in 2006 with the Confessions Tour.

This tour became the highest-grossing tour of all time by a solo artist.

In January 2009, Live Nation confirmed the extension of the tour in Europe during the summer adding 29 new dates to the original itinerary of the tour.

Setlist:

2008

Act I: Pimp

1. Video Introduction: The Sweet Machine (Contains excerpts of 4 Minutes, Human Nature and Give It 2 ​​Me)
2. Candy Shop (Contains excerpts 4 Minutes and Beat Goes On)
3. Beat Goes On (Contains excerpts And The Beat Goes On)
4. Human Nature (Contains an extract of Gimme More)
5. Vogue (Contains elements 4 Minutes and Give It 2 Me)

Act II: Old School

6. Die Another Day (Interlude)
7. Into the Groove (Contains elements of Toop Toop, Apache, Double Dutch Bus and Jump)
8. Heartbeat
9. Borderline
10. She's Not Me (Contains excerpts of Thief Of Hearts)
11. Music (Contains excerpts of Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit and Last Night a DJ Saved My Life)

Act III: Gypsy

12. Rain / Here Comes The Rain Again (Interlude) (contains excerpts of 4 Minutes)
13. Devil Wouldn't Recognize You
14. Spanish Lesson
15. Miles Away excerpts items Lela Pala Tute)
17. Doli Doli (Interlude live played by the Romanian Kolpakov Trio)
18. You Must Love Me
19. Don't Cry For Me Argentina (Only in Buenos Aires)

Act IV: Rave

20. Get Stupid (Interlude) (contains excerpts from Give It 2 ​​Me, Beat Goes On, 4 Minutes and Voices)
21. 4 Minutes
22. Like A Prayer (contains elements of "Feels Like Home")
23. Ray of Light
24. Complacency (Acapella. The public chose between the discography of the singer) (The most requested were Like a Virgin and Express Yourself. Other songs were "Holiday", "Open Your Heart", "Lucky Star", "Dress You Up", "I Love New York", "Beautiful Stranger", "American Life", "Burning Up", "Sorry", "Secret", "Causing a Commotion", "Material Girl" and "Everybody)
25. Hung Up (contains elements of A New Level, Give It 2 ​​Me and 4 Minutes)
26. Give It 2 ​​Me (contains elements of Get Stupid)

2009

Act I: Pimp

1. Video Introduction: The Sweet Machine (Contains excerpts of 4 Minutes, Human Nature and Give It 2 ​​Me
2. Candy Shop (Contains excerpts 4 Minutes and Beat Goes On)
3. Beat Goes On (Contains excerpts of And The Beat Goes On)
4. Human Nature (Contains an extract of Gimme More)
5. Vogue (Contains excerpts of 4 Minutes and Give It to Me)

Act II: Old School

6. Die Another Day (Interlude)
7. Into the Groove (Contains elements of Toop Toop, Apache, Double Dutch Bus and Jump)
8. Holiday (contains extracts from Dirty Diana, Billie Jean, Wanna Be Startin 'Somethin' and Everybody and Celebration
9. Dress You Up (Contains excerpts of My Sharona, Mickey and God Save The Queen)
10. She's Not Me (Contains excerpts of Thief Of Hearts)
11. Music (Contains excerpts of Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit and Last Night a DJ Saved My Life)

Act III: Gypsy

12. Rain / Here Comes The Rain Again (Interlude) (contains excerpts of 4 Minutes)
13. Devil Wouldn't Recognize You
14. Spanish Lesson
15. Miles Away
16. La Isla Bonita (Contains elemetnts of Lela Pala Tute)
17. Doli Doli (Interlude live played by the Romanian Kolpakov Trio)
18. You Must Love Me

Act IV: Rave

19. Get Stupid (Interlude) (contains excerpts from Give It 2 ​​Me, Beat Goes On, 4 Minutes and Voices)
20. 4 Minutes
21. Like A Prayer (contains elements of "Feels Like Home")
22. Frozen (contains extracts from Open Your Heart and I'm Not Alone)
23. Ray of Light
24. Give It 2 ​​Me (contains elements of Get Stupid)

Shows

List of concerts, showing date, city, country, venue, opening act, tickets sold, amount of available tickets and gross revenue

Date

City

Country

Venue

Opening act

Attendance

Revenue

Europe

August 23, 2008 Cardiff Wales Millennium Stadium N/A 33,460 / 33,460 $5,279,107
August 26, 2008 Nice France Stade Charles-Ehrmann Robyn 41,483 / 41,483 $4,381,242
August 28, 2008 Berlin Germany Olympiastadion 47,368 / 47,368 $6,048,086
August 30, 2008 Zürich Switzerland Militärflugplatz Dübendorf 70,314 / 70,314 $11,093,631
September 2, 2008 Amsterdam Netherlands Amsterdam Arena 50,588 / 50,588 $6,717,734
September 4, 2008 Düsseldorf Germany LTU Arena 35,014 / 35,014 $4,650,327
September 6, 2008 Rome Italy Stadio Olimpico Benny Benassi 57,690 / 57,690 $5,713,196
September 9, 2008 Frankfurt Germany Commerzbank-Arena Robyn 39,543 / 39,543 $6,020,706
September 11, 2008 London England Wembley Stadium Paul Oakenfold 73,349 / 73,349 $11,796,540
September 14, 2008 Lisbon Portugal Parque da Bela Vista Robyn 75,000 / 75,000 $6,295,068
September 16, 2008 Seville Spain Estadio Olímpico de Sevilla 47,712 / 59,258 $4,874,380
September 18, 2008 Valencia Circuito Ricardo Tormo Cheste 50,143 / 50,143 $4,941,980
September 20, 2008 Saint-Denis France Stade de France Bob Sinclar 138,163 / 138,163 $17,583,211
September 21, 2008
September 23, 2008 Vienna Austria Danube Island Robyn 57,002 / 57,002 $8,140,858
September 25, 2008 Budva Montenegro Jaz Beach 47,524 / 47,524 $3,463,063
September 27, 2008 Athens Greece Olympic Stadium 75,637 / 75,637 $9,030,440

North America

October 4, 2008 East Rutherford United States Izod Center Paul Oakenfold 16,896 / 16,896 $2,812,250
October 6, 2008 New York City Madison Square Garden 61,586 / 61,586 $11,527,375
October 7, 2008
October 11, 2008
October 12, 2008
October 15, 2008 Boston TD Banknorth Garden 26,611 / 26,611 $3,658,850
October 16, 2008
October 18, 2008 Toronto Canada Air Canada Centre 34,324 / 34,324 $6,356,171
October 19, 2008
October 22, 2008 Montreal Bell Centre 34,301 / 34,301 $5,391,881
October 23, 2008
October 26, 2008 Chicago United States United Center 30,968 / 30,968 $5,777,490
October 27, 2008
October 30, 2008 Vancouver Canada BC Place Stadium 52,712 / 52,712 $5,389,762
November 1, 2008 Oakland United States Oracle Arena 28,198 / 28,198 $4,964,765
November 2, 2008
November 4, 2008 San Diego Petco Park 35,743 / 35,743 $5,097,515
November 6, 2008 Los Angeles Dodger Stadium 43,919 / 43,919 $5,858,730
November 8, 2008 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena 29,157 / 29,157 $8,397,640
November 9, 2008
November 11, 2008 Denver Pepsi Center 23,501 / 23,501 $4,434,020
November 12, 2008
November 16, 2008 Houston Minute Maid Park 41,498 / 41,498 $5,170,100
November 18, 2008 Detroit Ford Field 30,119 / 30,119 $2,395,900
November 20, 2008 Philadelphia Wachovia Center 13,790 / 13,790 $2,318,530
November 22, 2008 Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall 13,293 / 13,293 $3,321,000
November 24, 2008 Atlanta Philips Arena 14,843 / 14,843 $2,632,952
November 26, 2008 Miami Gardens Dolphin Stadium 47,998 / 47,998 $6,137,030
November 29, 2008 Mexico City Mexico Foro Sol 104,270 / 104,270 $10,428,743
November 30, 2008

South America[2][75]

December 4, 2008 Buenos Aires Argentina River Plate Stadium Paul Oakenfold 263,693 / 263,693 $18,274,292
December 5, 2008[a]
December 7, 2008
December 8, 2008[b]
December 10, 2008 Santiago Chile Estadio Nacional de Chile 146,242 / 146,242 $11,385,499
December 11, 2008
December 14, 2008 Rio de Janeiro Brazil Estádio do Maracanã 107,000 / 107,000 $7,322,269
December 15, 2008
December 18, 2008 São Paulo Estádio do Morumbi 196,656 / 196,656 $15,462,185
December 20, 2008
December 21, 2008

Europe

July 4, 2009 London England The O2 Arena Paul Oakenfold 27,464 / 27,464 $5,873,149
July 5, 2009
July 7, 2009 Manchester Manchester Evening News Arena 13,457 / 13,457 $2,827,517
July 9, 2009 Paris France Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy 15,806 / 15,806 $2,306,551
July 11, 2009 Werchter Belgium Werchter Festival Park 68,434 / 68,434 $7,190,295
July 14, 2009 Milan Italy San Siro 55,338 / 55,338 $6,507,798
July 16, 2009 Udine Stadio Friuli 28,362 / 28,362 $3,236,277
July 21, 2009 Barcelona Spain Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys 44,811 / 44,811 $5,010,557
July 23, 2009 Madrid Vicente Calderón Stadium 31,941 / 31,941 $4,109,791
July 25, 2009 Zaragoza Recinto de la Feria de Zaragoza 30,940 / 30,940 $2,015,381
July 28, 2009[c] Oslo Norway Valle Hovin 79,409 / 79,409 $10,481,500
July 30, 2009
August 2, 2009 Saint Petersburg Russia Palace Square 27,103 / 27,103 $4,431,805
August 4, 2009 Tallinn Estonia Tallinn Song Festival Grounds 72,067 / 72,067 $5,924,839
August 6, 2009 Helsinki Finland Jätkäsaari 85,354 / 85,354 $12,148,455
August 8, 2009 Gothenburg Sweden Ullevi Stadium 119,709 / 119,709 $14,595,910
August 9, 2009
August 11, 2009 Copenhagen Denmark Parken Stadium 48,064 / 48,064 $6,709,250
August 13, 2009 Prague Czech Republic Chodov Natural Amphitheater 42,682 / 42,682 $3,835,776
August 15, 2009 Warsaw Poland Bemowo Airport 79,343 / 79,343 $6,526,867
August 18, 2009 Munich Germany Olympic Stadium 35,127 / 35,127 $3,655,403
August 22, 2009 Budapest Hungary Kincsem Park 41,045 / 41,045 $3,920,651
August 24, 2009 Belgrade Serbia Ušće Park 39,713 / 39,713 $1,738,139
August 26, 2009 Bucharest Romania Parc Izvor 69,088 / 69,088 $4,659,836
August 29, 2009 Sofia Bulgaria Vasil Levski National Stadium 53,660 / 53,660 $4,896,938

Asia

September 1, 2009 Tel Aviv Israel Hayarkon Park Paul Oakenfold 99,674 / 99,674 $14,656,063
September 2, 2009

Total

3,545,899 / 3,557,445 $407,713,266

Trivia

  • At the October 11, 2008 performance at Madison Square Garden, Madonna dedicated "You Must Love Me" to her daughter, Lourdes as it was her twelfth birthday. She commented, "My beautiful Lola is 12 today but when I first sang this song she was growing inside me." At the same show, Pharrell Williams joined Madonna onstage for both "Beat Goes On" and "Give It 2 Me".
  • At the November 6, 2008 Los Angeles show, Madonna was joined onstage by Britney Spears during the performance of "Human Nature". Later that night, Justin Timberlake joined Madonna onstage to perform "4 Minutes". Prior to the show, an equipment malfunction caused damage to the top of the stage and some of the lighting. Madonna released a statement, saying "Even though my stage roof was damaged and some lights and effects aren't working, I want to do the show anyway because I don't want to disappoint my fans."
  • At the November 26, 2008 performance in Miami Gardens at Dolphin Stadium, Madonna was joined onstage by Timbaland during the performance of "4 Minutes" and by Pharrell Williams for "Give It 2 Me".
  • Before singing "You Must Love Me" on the August 11, 2009 Denmark show, Madonna and over 48,000 of her fans sang "Happy Birthday" to her son Rocco, who turned 9 that day and who was also attending the show.
  • Madonna's daughter Lourdes joined her on stage on both the September 1 and 2, 2009 Tel Aviv dates during the performance of "Give it 2 Me". Her son Rocco joined her on the DJ station during the song Music.

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