Super Bowl LIII (Jan. 31) championed the New England Patriots throughout the recreation and Maroon 5 at halftime. But throughout the weekend main as much as the primary occasion, Atlanta sported a string buzzy occasions at State Farm Arena.
On Thursday, Jan. 31, hometown rapper Ludacris bought out the sector at 11,149 tickets, grossing $1.three million, in line with new studies to Billboard Boxscore. The following night time, Aerosmith and Post Malone teamed as much as promote out at 12,894 tickets and gross $three.6 million, sufficient to hit the highest 5 Billboard's Boxscore chart. The weekend reached fever pitch on Saturday, Feb. 2, when Bruno Mars and Cardi B bought out the sector at 14,152 tickets and $6.5 million, reaching No. 2 on the Boxscore chart.
Not solely did Mars and Cardi B beat out the competitors throughout Super Bowl weekend, they set a report for the 20-year-old area. Their $6.473 million gross is now the best single-night gross within the historical past State Farm Arena (beforehand Philips Arena). The solely engagement on the similar venue to outperform the pair is Garth Brooks’ string seven exhibits from Sept. 19-27, 2014, pulling in $6.634 million. See beneath for the highest 10 engagements all time at Atlanta’s State Farm Arena, together with two this month’s occasions.
Artist – Gross (Number Shows; Dates)
Garth Brooks – $6.634 million (seven exhibits; Sept. 19-27, 2014)
Bruno Mars and Cardi B – $6.473 million (one; Feb. 2, 2019)
Drake – $5.755 million (three; Nov. 16-18, 2018)
Eagles – $three.859 million (two; Oct. 20-21, 2017)
Barbara Streisand – $three.856 million (one; Nov. 2, 2006)
Aerosmith and Post Malone – $three.624 million (one; Feb. 1, 2019)
Madonna – $three.553 million (two; Aug. 19-20, 2001)
U2 – $three.501 million (two; Nov. 18-19, 2005)
Paul McCartney – $three.477 million (two; May 12-13, 2002)
Madonna – $three.451 million (two; July 24-25, 2004)
Both co-headlining pairings had been uncommon alternatives to see artists throughout genres collaborate, although every made their fair proportion sense. Aerosmith and Post Malone had beforehand shared the stage on the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, performing a medley hits together with Post’s “Rockstar” and Aerosmith’s “Dream On.” Mars and Cardi B duetted on 2018’s “Finesse (Remix)” earlier than releasing the 2019 follow-up single “Please Me.” Cardi B was scheduled to assist Mars’ 24Ok Magic Tour final yr however needed to cancel on account of her being pregnant.