Madonna World Tour 2012: 'MDNA' Dates Include Istanbul, Vienna, New York, Vancouver [FULL LIST]

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on February 07 2012 9:08 AM
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Madonna will start her 52-city 2012 World Tour on May 29 in Tel Aviv, in support of her new album, "MDNA." (PHOTO: REUTERS / Jeff Haynes).

Madonna
Madonna will start her 52-city 2012 World Tour on May 29 in Tel Aviv, in support of her new album, MDNA. (PHOTO: REUTERS / Jeff Haynes).

Forget the Super Bowl halftime stage, Madonna is ready to take on the world.

The 53-year-old Material Girl has announced the dates for her 2012 world tour, in support of her upcoming album, MDNA.

Madonna will begin her tour of 52 cities on May 29 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The world tour will include stops in Istanbul, Vienna, New York and Vancouver.

There are several firsts for Madge. Not only will the MDNA tour be her most extensive (in terms of dates), the tour will also be Madonna's first visit to Australia for the first time in 20 years, Live Nation CEO Arthur Fogel told Billboard.

The MDNA tour will also be Madonna's first tour in three years. Her last tour, Sticky & Sweet, grossed more than $408 million in ticket sales, Billboard reports. The tour is the fourth highest-grossing concert tour of all time, behind U2's 360 Tour ($736 million), The Rolling Stone's A Bigger Bang Tour ($558 million) and AC/DC's Black Ice World Tour ($441 million).

The tour announcement is the latest Madonna headline to hit the music and entertainment world. On Friday, Madonna released the music video for Give Me All Your Luvin' -- two days ahead of her big Super Bowl halftime performance with Nicki Minaj and M.I.A., who also appear in the video and song.

The halftime show, which was viewed by a record of 114 million people, did not disappoint. Madge delivered her classics Vogue, Music, Express Yourself, before launching into her new single Give Me All Your Luvin.' Joined by Cee Lo Green, his marching band and a choir, Madonna finished the halftime show with Like A Prayer, as the words World Peace lit up the field.

According to Fogel and Live Nation, more MDNA tour dates will be announced in the coming months, as Madonna is expected to finish the tour in Australia in 2013. This will put the total number of tour dates at around 90, according to Billboard.

MDNA arrives in stores on Mar. 26.

Here is the full list of dates for the first leg of Madonna's 2012 World Tour (via Billboard). For ticket information, visit Madonna's Web site.

EUROPE 

29-May  Tel Aviv, Israel  Ramat Gam Stadium  On Sale Feb. 10  3-Jun  Abu Dhabi  Yas Arena  On Sale Feb. 27  7-Jun  Istanbul, Turkey  Turk Telecom Arena  On sale soon  11-Jun  Zagreb, Croatia  Maksimir Stadium  On Sale Feb. 17  14-Jun  Milan, Italy  Stadio San Siro  On Sale Feb. 13  16-Jun  Florence, Italy  Stadio Franchi  On Sale Feb. 13  20-Jun  Barcelona, Spain  Palau Sant Jordi  On Sale Feb. 16  24-Jun  Coimbra, Portugal Estadio Cidade de Coimbra On Sale Feb. 11 28-Jun  Berlin, Germany  O2 Arena  On Sale Feb. 13  2-Jul  Copenhagen, Denmark  Parken Stadium  On Sale Feb. 13  4-Jul  Gothenburg, Sweden  Ullevi Stadium  On Sale Feb. 17  7-Jul  Amsterdam,The Netherlands  Ziggo Dome  On Sale Feb. 11  12-Jul  Brussels, Belgium  Stade Roi-Baudouin  On Sale Feb. 17  14-Jul  Paris, France  Stade De France  On Sale Feb. 14  17-Jul  London, UK  Hyde Park  On Sale Feb. 10  21-Jul  Edinburgh, UK  Murrayfield Stadium  On Sale Feb. 10  24-Jul  Dublin, Ireland  Aviva Stadium  On Sale Feb. 17  29-Jul  Vienna, Austria  Ernst-Happel-Stadion  On Sale Feb. 24  1-Aug  Warsaw, Poland  National Stadium  On Sale Feb. 17  7-Aug  Moscow, Russia  Olimpiski Arena  On sale soon  8-Aug  St. Petersburg, Russia  SKK Arena  On sale soon  12-Aug  Helsinki, Finland  Olympic Stadium  On Sale Feb. 14  15-Aug  Oslo, Norway  Telenor Arena  On Sale Feb. 20  18-Aug  Zurich, Switzerland  Stadion Letzigrund  On Sale Feb. 24  21-Aug  Nice, France  Stade Charles-Erhmann  On Sale Feb. 14 

NORTH AMERICA

28-Aug  Philadelphia, PA  Wells Fargo Center  On Sale Feb. 13  30-Aug  Montreal, QC  Bell Centre  On Sale Feb. 18  1-Sep  Quebec City, QC  Plains of Abraham Site  On Sale Feb. 17  4-Sep  Boston, MA TD  Garden  On Sale Feb. 13  6-Sep  New York, NY  Yankee Stadium  On Sale Feb. 13  10-Sep  Ottawa, ON  Scotiabank Place  On Sale Feb. 13  12-Sep  Toronto, ON  Air Canada Centre  On Sale Feb. 13  15-Sep  Atlantic City, NJ  Boardwalk Hall  On Sale Feb. 27  19-Sep  Chicago, IL  United Center  On Sale Feb. 13  23-Sep  Washington, D.C.  Verizon Center  On Sale Feb. 13  29-Sep  Vancouver, BC  Rogers Arena  On Sale Feb. 13  2-Oct  Seattle, WA  Key Arena  On Sale Feb. 13  6-Oct  San Jose, CA HP  Pavilion  On Sale Feb. 13  10-Oct  Los Angeles, CA  Staples Center  On Sale Feb. 13  13-Oct  Las Vegas, NV  MGM Grand  On Sale Feb. 27  16-Oct  Phoenix, AZ  US Airways Center  On Sale Feb. 27  20-Oct  Dallas, TX  American Airlines Center  On Sale Feb. 27  24-Oct  Houston, TX  Toyota Center  On Sale Feb. 27  27-Oct  New Orleans, LA  New Orleans Arena  On Sale Mar. 5  30-Oct  Kansas City, MO  Sprint Center  On Sale Mar. 5  1-Nov  St. Louis, MO  Scottrade Center  On Sale Mar. 5  3-Nov  St. Paul, MN Xcel  Energy Center  On Sale Feb. 27  10-Nov  Cleveland, OH  Quicken Loans Arena  On Sale Mar. 5  15-Nov  Charlotte, NC  Time Warner Cable Arena  On Sale Mar. 5  17-Nov  Atlanta, GA  Philips Arena  On Sale Mar. 5  TBC  Miami, FL  To Be Confirmed  On Sale Soon

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