Sam Smith spent virtually all of 2018 on the street, and it paid off.
After 94 exhibits, Smith grossed $86.1 million and offered 1.07 million tickets on The Thrill of It All Tour, in response to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore. The trek took him throughout the globe, enjoying exhibits all through North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Smith maintained a worldwide common gross of $915,673 and attendance of 11,432 followers per night time.
Continent – Gross; Attendance; No. of Shows
Europe – $26.1 million; 390,544; 31
North America – $36.9 million; 473,414; 41
Asia – $12.6 million; 91,768; 11
Australia – $10.5 million; 118,857; 11
Smith performed essentially the most exhibits and delivered the largest haul of the trek in North America, enjoying 41 exhibits between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. But focusing his abilities in Australia and Asia with a lean 11 exhibits in every continent, Smith averaged $1.1 million per-night in Asia and $950,000 in Australia and New Zealand, out-grossing his European and North American legs on a show-to-show foundation.
Unsurprisingly, essentially the most profitable engagement of the tour was in Smith’s hometown, grossing $four.eight million over 4 nights at London’s famed O2 Arena. The British balladeer scored the venue’s fourth largest engagement of 2018, solely outdone by Arctic Monkeys ($5.6 million), U2 ($5.three million), and BTS ($four.9 million). Farther from residence, Smith’s Oct. 9 present at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul was the top-performing present in South Korea all through 2018.
Smith’s expansive 2018 touring cycle pushed his profession complete gross to $102.7 million from 1.four million tickets offered.