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Katy Perry's 'The Prismatic World Tour' lands in Barcelona on February 16 | FESTIVALPHOTO

Katy Perry's 'The Prismatic World Tour' lands in Barcelona on February 16


Californian singer Katy Perry is coming to Barcelona on the evening of February 16. The promoter LiveNation announced the details of this huge concert, taking place at Palau Sant Jordi, one of the biggest concert places in the city. Tickets are on sale in and, also in El Corte Inglés.

The Prismatic World Tour is the third concert tour by American singer Katy Perry, in support of her fourth studio album, Prism (2013). The tour began on May 7, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland at the Odyssey Arena. The first leg also contained performances in Scotland and England that month. From June to October 2014, the second leg took place in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. A portion of the money generated from tickets for the second leg of the tour will go to UNICEF, Autism Speaks, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The third leg began on November 7, 2014 in Perth and concluded in Auckland on December 20, 2014. The fourth leg will take place in Europe during February and March of 2015.

The Prismatic World Tour was an international success and became Perry's most successful tour to date. The tour was the second highest-grossing, and highest-grossing led by a female, in North America by average box office gross per city in 2014. According to Pollstar, the tour was the fourth best-selling in the world, and the best-selling by a solo female, in 2014 with a gross of $153 million and 1,407,972 attendees. The tour was highly successful in North America, becoming the 25th best-selling North American tour of all-time with sales of $94.3 million, making it the third best-selling tour in North America of 2014. The tour was also highly successful in Australia, selling 350,000 tickets across the country and breaking Allphones Arena's attendance record with over 89,000 tickets sold at Allphones Arena alone. Perry's performances at Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena ranked at number 11 on Pollstar's 2014 Top Year End International Boxoffice list. At the 2014 Billboard Touring Awards, the tour won the award for "Top Package" and was nominated for the "Concert Marketing & Promotion" award. Perry was the seventh most-searched artist on Ticketmaster in 2014.

Writer: Ignacio de Villalain Barbolla
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