Madonna fans have taken to the web in droves in search for tickets to her upcoming UK and world tour.
With a tour announcement thought to be imminent, thousands have been online searching for tickets. The 'Like A Prayer' pop icon is set to return to the world stage in 2015, with the release of her new album Rebel Heart - giving new material its live premiere at the Grammys and the BRIT Awards later this month.
Anticipation for shows is returning to fever pitch among Madge fans, after an Australian ticket website last year suggested that dates for 2015 would be announced soon. But now, with her 13th studio LP on the horizon and with her putting together a new stage experience, it seems the wait could soon be over.
Fans were delighted when the 'Papa Don't Preach' confirmed herself for the BRITs at The O2 in London on 25 February, and now it looks like her new live show is really taking shape as she warms up for the Grammy Awardsthis weekend:
It's been a long and emotional ride for the 56-year-old star on her latest campaign. She suffered at the hands of hackers when Rebel Heart was prematurely leaked online before it could even be announced. She said she was 'profoundly grateful' for the hacker's arrest, but that was far from the end of the controversy.
She had to apologise for causing offence after comparing the leak to 'artistic rape', and also caused quite a stir for sharing images of civil rights leaders appropriated with the album's artwork.
Several of the tracks have been made available, with songs featuring a variety of special guests - including Mike Tyson, Chance The Rapper, Nicki Minaj and Nas.
Recent Madonna tours have hit headlines for numeous reasons. Her Stick & Sweet Tour between 2008 and 2009 saw her perform to over 3.5 million fans in 32 countries, grossing a total of US $408 million - breaking records at Wembley Stadium. The 2012 MDNA tour was a sold-out run of 88 dates, ranking the year's top grossing tour with $305 million but attracting much controversy for nudity, showing her support for Pussy Riot and brandishing a handgun on stage.
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Madonna's new album Rebel Heart will receive a full worldwide release on 6 March, 2015. Check back here for the latest Madonna tour and ticket news and updates.