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Earnings from Kanye West’s ‘Vultures 1’ listening events surpass $12 million

West's 'Vultures 1' hits no. 1 despite album delays

by Omokolade Ajayi
Kanye West

Kanye West, renowned musician and trendsetter, dazzled audiences with his short yet lucrative five-show run of listening parties for his latest album “Vultures 1” alongside collaborator Ty Dolla $ign, amassing more than $12 million in ticket sales.

The highly anticipated U.S. listening events held on Feb. 8 in Chicago and Feb. 9 in New York saw an impressive $2.4 million each in ticket sales, setting the tone for equally successful European shows on Feb. 22 in Milan, Feb. 24 in Bologan, Italy, and Feb. 25 in Paris, where ticket prices ranged from $140 to $200.

Kanye West’s ‘Vultures 1’ hits no. 1 despite album delays

Despite initial plans for an unconventional sand pile stage center, safety concerns led to a more conventional setup with a center stage and ramps, providing a fitting platform for West, Ty Dolla $ign, and other guests.

West’s reputation as a trailblazer in both music and fashion was evident in the meticulously curated experience of the “Vultures 1” events, which seamlessly combined cutting-edge production with high-end values, leaving attendees spellbound.

The success of these events comes amid challenges, including recent controversies causing a $1.6-billion dip in West’s fortune and delays in the album’s release. Nonetheless, “Vultures 1” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, marking West’s return to the top spot since his collaboration with Jay-Z on ‘Watch the Throne’ in 2011.

West’s unconventional approach yields $19.3 million in single-day YEEZY SPLY line sale

In a remarkable display of entrepreneurial prowess, West in February stunned the industry with a staggering single-day revenue of $19.3 million from the sales of his YEEZY SPLY line, following a high-profile Super Bowl ad spot.

Despite facing controversies and parting ways with Adidas, West’s music and brand continue to thrive independently, with his Yeezy Pod shoes driving significant consumer engagement. His unprecedented single-day sales underscore his enduring influence in the fashion and business world, solidifying his status as a formidable force in both industries.

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