Three concerts, three contestants, three different franchises. Season 3 American Idol winner co-headlines with Anthony Hamilton in Atlanta for a cool $350K. Chase Rice, who gained fame on Survivor and now as a Country artist, headlines a sold-out concert in Norfolk. Melanie Martinez, from The Voice, may not have won, but she’s steadily building her fan base and successfully headlined a sold-out concert in Minneapolis.
Anthony Hamilton & Fantasia, Zapp
Jan. 2, 2016: Atlanta, Ga.: Fox Theatre: 3,684 of 4,526 (81%): $350,645
Chase Rice, The Cadillac Three, Tucker Beathard
Jan. 7, 2016: Norfolk, Va.: The NorVa: 1,400 of 1,400 (SOLD-OUT): $37,646
Melanie Martinez, Vicktor
Sept. 21, 2015: Minneapolis, Minn.: Mill City Nights: 1,231 of 1,231 (SOLD-OUT): $21,165