April 29 will be an exciting day for Drake. The “Hotline Bling” rapper announced tickets for his Summer Sixteen Tour will go on sale Friday, the same day his new album, “Views From the 6,” drops.
The 32-date Drake and Future tour kicks off July 20 in Austin, Texas, and ends on Sept. 17 in Vancouver. Learn more about Drake’s upcoming album, get tour dates and more below.
Drake’s Net Worth: $75 Million
Hits like “Hotline Bling” and “Best I Ever Had” have topped the Billboard charts, catapulting Drake’s net worth to $75 million, according to celebrity finance website Celebrity Net Worth. The release of “Views From the 6” and the onset of the Summer Sixteen Tour will surely cause this number to grow.
The Canadian rapper earned $2.5 million off his 2013 album “Nothing Was The Same” and $42 million off his 2011 “Club Paradise Tour,” reported TheRichest, which tracks celebrity earnings. Since his early success, Drake’s popularity has taken him from dropping free mixtapes to showcasing at venues nationwide.
Cost to Attend Summer Sixteen Tour
Ticket prices for Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour are intermittently being added. StubHub is advertising tickets as low as $157 in Chicago and as high as $342 in Miami. Here’s a list of prices at major cities nationwide:
|Summer Sixteen Tour Ticket Prices|
|Dallas||American Airlines Center||$162|
|Detroit||Joe Louis Arena||$275|
|Las Vegas||T-Mobile Arena||$499|
|Nashville, Tenn.||Bridgestone Arena||$144|
|New York||Madison Square Garden||$303|
|Ticket prices from StubHub.com. Current as of April 25.|
Drake’s ‘Views From the 6’ Album Release
Drake announced the impending arrival of “Views From the 6” in July 2015 and fans have been eagerly anticipating its release. Drake albums have a history of making a splash, with “Thank Me Later,” “Take Care,” “Nothing Was the Same” and “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” all debuting in the No. 1 spot.
Released in February 2015, his latest album, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late,” sold 495,000 copies in its first week on the chart, falling just shy of 631,000 copies sold for “Take Care” and 658,000 for “Nothing Was the Same.”
If the buzz on Twitter is any indication of the impending success of “Views From the 6,” it could be Drake’s biggest hit yet. The rapper shared artwork from the album on April 24 — an image of him sitting on top of Toronto’s CN Tower. Within minutes fans were reacting with memes and sharing their thoughts on it.