Adele adds more European tour dates, fans get ripped off + '25' sells another million 2nd week

Due to huge demand, Adele has added additional dates in Manchester, London, Birmingham, Zurich, Amsterdam and Antwerp for her 2016 European tour. 

Tickets went on general sale on Friday morning (December 4th) and sold out almost immediately. Sadly, presales don't protect fans against greedy ticket touts. Many of them were queuing online for two hours, only to find hundreds of tickets reselling for £500 on third party vendors such as Viagogo and Stub Hub. This is 500% mark-up from face value, much to the anger of fans who vented their frustrations all over social media.

The same thing happened again when tickets went on general sale yesterday. It's disgusting that people rip off fans in that way to gain a profit. It's like they have no conscience when profiting off someone's desperation. I've resold high on demand tickets in the past and only charged at face value simply because of a family emergency and I couldn't go. I just wanted back the money I got them for. I had no interest in making a profit although I could have done because they were really amazing seats for Beyoncé last year and I knew people would be willing to pay over the odds for those type of tickets. I saw her in 2013 anyway so it wasn't a big deal although she didn't perform her new music when I saw her that day. I was just happy someone got to go see her, have a great time and not get ripped off in the process.

Anyway, general sale tickets for the new European dates will be available on Monday, December 7th. Advance sales will be exclusive to existing members of on December 6th. Following the historic 3.38 million copies sold with '25' in its debut week, she has gone on to sell an additional million copies of the album in its second week Stateside. In doing so, she breaks another record. The album becomes the first one ever to sell 1 million copies in two separate weeks. Slaaaay.

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