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Madonna to go on world tour; starts in Israel

February 7, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Fresh off her Super Bowl halftime show performance, Madonna is going on a world tour, Live Nation Entertainment announced on Tuesday.

The Material Girl will hit the road on May 29, starting in Tel Aviv, Israel. The tour will stop in 26 European cities, including London, Paris, Milan and Berlin.

Madonna plans to hit North America at the end of August, beginning in Philadelphia. She arrives at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 10.

North American tickets go on sale on Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com beginning next Monday.

"Madonna's track record as a world class entertainer and touring artist speaks for itself. Her artistry, talent and creative productions get bigger and better with each tour and Madonna 2012 will be no exception. We are thrilled to have her back on the road and know her fans feel the same," said Live Nation tour promoter Arthur Fogel in a statement.

Madonna's Super Bowl halftime show was seen by an estimated 114 million people, a higher average than the actual game itself.

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