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This Is It

'This Is It' was a planned series of fifty concerts by Michael Jackson to be held at The O2 arena in London. They were scheduled to begin in July 2009 and continue through March 2010. However, with all concerts sold out, Jackson died less than three weeks before the first concert date. Jackson officially announced the concerts at a press conference held inside The O2 arena.


HIStory World Tour

The HIStory World Tour was the third and final (not counting the cancelled 'This Is It' tour) worldwide concert tour by American superstar Michael Jackson as a solo artist, covering Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and Hawaii from September 7, 1996 to October 15, 1997. The tour, which grossed a total of $165 million, included a total of 82 concerts with a record-breaking attendance of 4,500,000 fans.

The HIStory Tour visited 5 continents and 35 countries. Everywhere Michael went he set new attendance records and routinely sold out the biggest venues in record times. Michael sold his millionth concert ticket at Wembley Stadium during the History World Tour.


Dangerous World Tour

The Dangerous World Tour was the second worldwide concert tour by American superstar Michael Jackson as a solo artist, covering Europe, South America, Mexico and Asia from June 27, 1992 to November 11, 1993. The tour, sponsored by Pepsi-Cola, who also sponsored Jackson's previous tour, included 69 concerts to 3.9 million fans.

The tour grossed up approximately $125 million and all profits were donated to various charities including the new Heal the World Foundation that was set up by Jackson.


Bad World Tour

The Bad Tour was Michael Jackson's first solo tour. The Tour began with 14 sell out concerts at the Korakuen Stadium, Yokohama, on September 12th, 1987. The USA leg of the Bad Tour began in Kansas city with 2 sell-out concerts in Kemper Arena, bringing in $700,000 and $200,000 more than any other artist at the venue.

The European leg of the tour was kicked off with 2 concerts at Flaminio Stadium, Rome. While performing in London, England Michael breaks a world record (as shown in the Guinness Book Of World Records) with 504,000 people attending 7 sold out shows at Wembley Stadium, more than any other artist. The 123rd and final show took place in Los Angeles at the Sports Arena on January 24th, 1989.


Victory Tour

The Victory Tour was the biggest and final concert tour of the United States and Canada in 1984 by The Jacksons. Beginning July 6 and ending on December 9, the tour included 55 concerts to an audience of approximately 2 million. It was named after the newly released Jacksons album Victory although none of the album's songs appear on the tour's set list (Marlon confirmed it was because Michael refused to rehearse or perform them).

The tour reportedly grossed $175 million and set a new record for the then-largest grossing tour.


Triumph Tour

The Triumph Tour was a concert tour by The Jacksons, covering the United States from July 9 to September 26, 1981. The tour grossed a total of $5.5 million, setting a record breaking 4 sold out concerts in Los Angeles, California. The Triumph Tour began in Memphis, Tennessee and ended with a sold-out week of shows in Los Angeles, California.

The tour was given great reviews upon every show in part due to Michael's leadership and showmanship. The brothers also came in for praise, particularly Randy and Tito's musicality and Marlon's dance ability.


Destiny Tour

The Destiny Tour was a concert tour by The Jacksons that began a world tour to promote the Destiny album on January 22, 1979 with their opening concert in Bremen. Countries that were visited included Britain, Holland, France, and Kenya.

During the spring of 1979 – The Jacksons performed some concerts in Britain. April 14, 1979 – The Jacksons began their U.S. tour in Cleveland, Ohio and finished in Washington, D.C. after visiting 80 U.S. cities.


Goin' Places Tour

The Goin' Places tour started on 22 January 1978, taking in North & Central America and Europe - most dates and venues unknown.


The Jacksons Tour (1977)

The Jacksons play a two-and-a-half week tour of Europe, the highlights of which is the Royal Command Performance at King's Hall, Glasgow as part of Queen Elizabeth's Silver Jubilee celebrations. Other dates include Amsterdam, Bremen and Paris.
de Amsterdam, Bremen and Paris.


The Jackson 5 Tours (1970-1976)

Take a trip down memory lane back to the days when Michael was the front man of the world renowned group The Jackson Five. Perhaps you were one of the lucky fans who had the chance to see young Michael perform with his brothers back more than 30 years ago in the USA, Europe, Japan, Australia or New Zealand.


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