Pink power is as big as before. The Pennsylvania popstar has generated 35 concert dates in Australia and New Zealand in one day and has sold over 78,000 copies of her new album ‘Beautiful Trauma’ in its first week.
As initial shows were put on sale across Australia on Friday they immediately sold out. Four shows in Melbourne at the start of the day became nine shows by the end of the day. Brisbane and Sydney now have seven shows each, Adelaide has four, Perth three and Auckland New Zealand four.Pink: Photo Ros O’Gorman
Meanwhile Pink’s ‘Beautiful Trauma’ album exceeded all expectations generating over 78,000 sales in the first week. What is incredible is that over 50,000 of those 78,000 sales were CDs.
Pink’s Australian success outstrips anywhere else in the world. The sales for ‘Beautiful Trauma’ in Australia were 8,000 greater than the UK. (70,074). The UK has three times the music buying public of Australia.
Pink sold 384,709 copies in the USA. That grew to 407,268 sales when streaming was added. In Australia still wins per capita. 78,000 sales in Australia is the equivalent over 1,000,000 sales in the USA.
Pink will tour Australia for Live Nation.
3, 4, 6 July, Perth, Perth Arena
10, 11, 13, 14, Adelaide, Entertainment Centre
16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, 28 July, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena
3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12 August, Sydney, Olympic Park
14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, Brisbane, Entertainment Centre
1 September, Dunedin, Forsyth Barr Stadium
4, 5, 7, 8 September, Auckland, Spark Arena