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Madonna is back to Barcelona with the Sticky & Sweet Tour. Is the eighth concert tour by this American singer and songwriter to support her eleventh studio album Hard Candy.
THE TOUR that started in August 23 of 2008 and was a major success in 2008, and it’s Madonna's first major venture from her new recording and business deal with Live Nation, following the Hard Candy Promo Tour. The tour gained many achievements in 2008, including becoming the highest grossing tour by a solo artist, breaking the previous record that she had achieved with her 2006 Confessions Tour.
During August and September 2008 the tour was in Europe in cities like Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Rome, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Vienna and up to 16 cities with record sellouts like On September 11, 2008, Madonna performed to a sell-out crowd of over 74,000 fans and a gross of over $12 million USD and surpassed all previous grosses at both the old and the new Wembley Stadiums.
During October and November of 2008 the tour went to North America visiting among others New York, Boston, Montreal, Chicago, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Las vegans, Atlanta, Miami and Mexico City.
On December 2008 the tour moved to South America visiting, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, with several concerts in each city.
After a break the tour is back in Europe this July and August starting in London on July 4 and visiting more than 20 other European cities being in Barcelona on July 21 at the Olympic Stadium and Madrid July 23 at the Vicente Calderon Stadium together with other cities like Prague, Marseille, Helsinki or Warsaw.