Super Bowl LIII (Jan. 31) championed the New England Patriots in the course of the sport and Maroon 5 at halftime. But in the course of the weekend main as much as the primary occasion, Atlanta sported a string of buzzy occasions at State Farm Arena.
On Thursday, Jan. 31, hometown rapper Ludacris offered out the world at 11,149 tickets, grossing $1.three million, in accordance with new studies to Billboard Boxscore. The following evening, Aerosmith and Post Malone teamed as much as promote out at 12,894 tickets and gross $three.6 million, sufficient to hit the highest 5 of Billboard's Boxscore chart. The weekend reached fever pitch on Saturday, Feb. 2, when Bruno Mars and Cardi B offered out the world at 14,152 tickets and $6.5 million, reaching No. 2 on the Boxscore chart.
Not solely did Mars and Cardi B beat out the competitors throughout Super Bowl weekend, they set a report for the 20-year-old area. Their $6.473 million gross is now the very best single-night gross within the historical past of State Farm Arena (beforehand Philips Arena). The solely engagement on the similar venue to outperform the pair is Garth Brooks’ string of seven reveals from Sept. 19-27, 2014, pulling in $6.634 million. See under for the highest 10 engagements of all time at Atlanta’s State Farm Arena, together with two of this month’s occasions.
Artist – Gross (Number of Shows; Dates)
Garth Brooks – $6.634 million (seven reveals; Sept. 19-27, 2014)
Bruno Mars and Cardi B – $6.473 million (one; Feb. 2, 2019)
Drake – $5.755 million (three; Nov. 16-18, 2018)
Eagles – $three.859 million (two; Oct. 20-21, 2017)
Barbara Streisand – $three.856 million (one; Nov. 2, 2006)
Aerosmith and Post Malone – $three.624 million (one; Feb. 1, 2019)
Madonna – $three.553 million (two; Aug. 19-20, 2001)
U2 – $three.501 million (two; Nov. 18-19, 2005)
Paul McCartney – $three.477 million (two; May 12-13, 2002)
Madonna – $three.451 million (two; July 24-25, 2004)
Both co-headlining pairings have been uncommon alternatives to see artists throughout genres collaborate, although every made their fair proportion of sense. Aerosmith and Post Malone had beforehand shared the stage on the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, performing a medley of hits together with Post’s “Rockstar” and Aerosmith’s “Dream On.” Mars and Cardi B duetted on 2018’s “Finesse (Remix)” earlier than releasing the 2019 follow-up single “Please Me.” Cardi B was scheduled to help Mars’ 24Okay Magic Tour final 12 months however needed to cancel as a consequence of her being pregnant.