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Drake claims highest grossing Hip Hop tour of all time

Drake has dethroned previous record holders Jay Z and Kanye West

9th Jan 2017

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Drake's Summer Sixteen Tour is set to become the highest-grossing Hip Hop concert series of all time.

The tour has amassed a colossal $85 million USD in ticket sales. The 54 date US tour outstripped the record that was previously held by Jay Z and Kanye West's joint 'Watch The Throne' tour, which raked in approximately $75 million US in ticket sales across 63 shows in 2012.

The achievement is very impressive, and sets him up for another year at the top of the Hip Hop game. At the end of 2016, he was the first artist to pass one billion Spotify streams for a single song, One Dance. Unsurprisingly, it was the platform's most streamed song of 2016 and Drake was the most streamed artist. We can forgive Champagnepapi for smiling.

Listen to Drake's critically acclaimed album 'Views' here:

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