Wembley Stadium is arguably one of the biggest venues for a sporting event as it can hold a capacity of over 90,000 people, which is why it is an important feat for an artist to sell out a venue like that.
We have compiled a list of top acts globally that have sold out the Wembley Stadium on more than a single date in history.
Where Is Wembley Stadium?
Wembley Stadium, which was opened after the demolition of the previous ground and renovation in 2007, is a football stadium located in London. The stadium hosts several key events that include football matches, Rugby games and even concerts by some of the biggest artists.
How Big Is Wembley Stadium?
Wembley Stadium is a 90,000-capacity stadium. It can house 75,000 – 90,000 people who are seated and 15,000 people who might stand during a concert.
The highest capacity ever recorded for a single day in a football match was 89,874 (Cardiff City vs Portsmouth, 17 May 2008). For a concert, it was 98,000 (Adele, June 2017).
Who Are The Artists That Have Sold Out Wembley Stadium?
Who Are The Artists That Have Sold Out Wembley More Than Once?
Take That 8 Dates
The legendary British boy group Take That sold out the iconic Wembley Stadium for eight different dates for their ‘Progress Live Tour.’ The group sold out the stadium from the 30th of June 2011 till the 9th of July 2011. According to Wikipedia, they performed for a total of 623,737 people and generated a staggering amount of $61,713,184 from their performance for the eight nights.
Ed Sheeran 4 Dates
The talented British singer and songwriter sold out a total of 4 dates on his ‘Divide Tour.’ However, this is not the first time Ed Sheeran is sold out the iconic venue, as he did so in 2015. He sold out dates from the 14th of June 2018 till the 17th of June 2018, and he performed to 299,013 people. The singer made a total of $28,726,438 from the four dates at Wembley.
Spice Girls 3 Dates
The popular girl group Spice Girls embarked on their final concert tour-themed ‘Spice World’ Tour in 2019, and they sold out the iconic Wembley Stadium for three different dates. They sold out dates from the 13th to the 15th of June 2019 and performed to an audience of over 221,971 people, where they earned a sum of $27,571,100 from the concert itself.
One Direction 3 Dates
The popular British boy group sold out the iconic Wembley Stadium for three different dates and performed to a total of 236,566 people from the 6th to the 8th of June 2014. The Britsh boy group earned a staggering $20,017,900 from the venue itself on their Where We Are Tour.
Beyonce 2 Dates
On her ‘Formation’ Tour, Beyonce made a pit stop at Wembley Stadium, where she sold out the venue for two days and performed to a staggering amount of 142,500 people from 2nd to 3rd July 2016. She earned $15,301,688 from the Wembley stadium alone on her tour.
BTS 2 Dates
The talented South Korean boyband became the first Asian to hold a headline concert and sell out the Wembley Stadium during their ‘Love Yourself: Speak Yourself’ Tour. They performed to an audience of 114,583 people for two days at Wembley Stadium and had 142,000 people streaming the concert as a paid service. The group made $13,545,702 from the stadium ticket sales at Wembley.
Taylor Swift 2 Dates
The singer sold out the Wembley Stadium during her ‘Reputation’ tour from 22nd to 23rd June 2018. The singer performed on two different dates to an audience of 143,427 people and earned a whopping amount of $12,214,933 from the venue alone.
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