It’s official! You can now watch Madonna live in concert, on February 24, 2016, her first time here in the Philippines. The announcement was made at Madonna.com, the official website of the ‘Material Girl’ singer. But be ready to brace yourself for the hefty ticket prices, which will cost you one semester tuition fee in a reputable university.
Presented by Globe, the Madonna Rebel Heart Tour concert 2016 will be held at the 12,000-seater SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena in Pasay City. Ticket sales will start on Sunday, July 26, at 10 AM, but Icon being the official fan club of Madonna had a pre-sale this Tuesday, July 21. Members who will buy tickets shall receive a special code to access this early sale.
Philippines is the Asian country where Madonna will have her 2016 concert tour under the 10-year contract with Live Nation. It will start in Montreal, Canada this coming September 9. The original Queen of Pop will also be performing in North America and in the UK, and will go to New Zealand and Australia after her one-night Manila concert.
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Rebel Heart is Madonna’s 13th studio album, which was released on March 6, 2015. The 14-song album includes “Living for Love” and “Ghosttown,” and had a special appearances of Nicki Minaj and legendary boxer, Mike Tyson. At the age of 56, Guinness World Records recognized Madonna as the best-selling female recording artist of all time.
With her colorful music career, Madonna has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and received numerous awards. Among her mega-hit song include “Holiday,” Borderline,” “Like A Virgin,” “Vogue,” “Material Girl,” “Like A Prayer,” “Crazy for You,” “Papa, Don’t Preach” and “You Must Love Me” which won Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1997.
Below is the list of ticket prices for Madonna’s ‘ Rebel Heart Tour’ in Manila, taken from the official Facebook page of Music Management International.
VIP – PHp 57,750
Patron VIP – PHp 52,500
VIP Floor – PHp 52,500
Patron – PHp 42,000
Lowerbox VIP – PHp 33,600
Lowerbox – PHp 29,400
Upperbox – PHp 8,400
General admission – PHp 3,150
Note: Ticket prices are inclusive of service charges
All Madonna fans can start buying concert tickets starting Sunday, July 26 at 10:00 am through SM ticket outlets, or by buying online via smtckets.com. or call 470-2222. Citi Cardholders can buy their tickets via a pre-sale opportunity starting this Wednesday, July 22nd at 10 AM until Thursday, July 23. Meanwhile, Globe customers can buy pre-sale tickets on Friday, July 24 at 10 AM.
Will you watch Madonna’s Manila concert? What do you think of her concert ticket prices?