Michael Jackson Shows Sell Out in Record Time

Michael Jackson fan Ayesha Obi

Michael Jackson fan Ayesha Obi

Michael Jackson’s 50 London shows have completely sold out in record time.

750,000 fans purchased tickets to see the King of Pop’s much-anticipated return to the stage at London’s O2 Arena. The farewell concerts sold at an average rate of 40,000 tickets an hour, 650 tickets per minute, 11 per second!

This morning, fans from as far as Japan, Belgium, and Dubai lined up to purchase their tickets. First in line was Ayesha Obi from London. Holding her front row tickets, the excited and emotional 19-year-old started crying and said, “I queued for two whole days. It was well worth the wait. I am ecstatic!”

Michael Jackson’s “This Is It!” tour kicks off July 8, 2009 and runs through February 24, 2010. Tickets are already on eBay for up to $10,000.

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  1. Otty_88

    Hail to King Michael!

    And to the only QUEEN right now that can give ticket worthy live shows: SASHA FIERCE.

    love & peace from Holland!

    P.S: Keri babygirl keeping on dreamin, cause you’ll never perform in a sold out arena!(sorry fellow readers I had to put that biotch in check). If someone in her camp can’t get her down from the high she’s on for getting a top 20 hit and tell her who pays her monthly bills (beyonce, ciara and PCD), I will.


  2. Let's be real

    Beyonce is NOBODY comparing to Madonna, sorry.


  3. ME

    oh goodness stop it. that bish will hear us when she sells 40k copies at best.

    beyonce and ciara fan STAND UP


  4. joey

    keris good, and so is beyonc and ciara. everybody needs to shut up


  5. Deontae

    How we turn a Michael Jackson blog into A Keri Hilson Ciara Beyonce thing, o wow. N don’t be tryna come hard at Ciara


  6. rainrow

    ugg . Beyonce is NOBODY comparing to Madonna, sorry.


  7. Catie

    Who cares about Beyonce, Ciara or Keri, it’s all about Britney!


  8. JenY

    Yeeeah! I’ll be there in January! I can’t wait…
    The King of Pop is Baaaack!!!


  9. JORDI

    I’ll be there in January!! :-)))
    Michael Jackson is THE KING OF POP!
    SOLD OUT…….50 concerts!!!!! HE´S THE BEST!


  10. Jason

    Still breakin records…The UNDISPUTED KING!!! Ne-yo, Chris Brown, ya’ll can fall back!!!


  11. ANDRE

    HELLO U TALKIN ABOUT MICHAEL,THE ONLY WHITE BLACK,JANET BROTHER,of course it sold out lol, cant compare………luv uncle mike


  12. lola

    beyonce already sold out all nine of her shows at the o2 arena


  13. JenY

    This information has nothing to do here lola.

    And actually Beyonce has 4 shows at the O2 Arena [capacity : 20'000]…
    The 5 remaining shows are at : The Metro Radio Arena [capacity : 11'000], The NIA [capacity : 13'000], The Men Arena [capacity : 20'000], The Liverpool Echo Arena [capacity : 11'000] and The Sheffield Arena [capacity : 13'000].

    Happy for her if she’s sold out her tickets.


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