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Bey and JAY break the bank: On The Run II tour earns over $250 million


2018 Parkwood EntertainmentBeyonce and JAY-Z broke the bank on their On The Run II tour, earning over $250 million.

Round two was more than twice as successful as the first On The Run tour in 2014 which earned $109 million from 980,000 tickets sold in 21 stadium shows. Bey and Jay performed 48 stadium concerts during OTR2; 18 in Europe and 30 in North America, grossing $253 million, according to Billboard Box Score.

They sold over 2 million tickets for the entire tour, grossing $5.3 million for each show.

Following the end of the tour, Beyonce praised her husband, commenting on Instagram, ”To Shawn Carter, my Clyde, my best friend: this journey on OTR2 has been a highlight of my life. Thank you for every moment. I’ll be your hype man any day!  To the Hive and all the fans who supported OTR2, cheers to you and I. Salud!”

DJ Khaled and Beyonce’s proteges, Chloe X Halle. opened the North American shows. During the tour, $100,000 scholarships were awarded to high-school seniors in 11 cities. The Boys & Girls Club of America selected the winners.

The On The Run II tour kicked off June 6 in Cardiff, Wales. The North American leg began July 25 in Cleveland, and wrapped up October 4 in Seattle.

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