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After announcing a worldwide ‘NICKIHNDRXX’ Tour back in June, Nicki Minaj and Future have cancelled the North American portion, which was set to kick off in September.

According to a press release, Minaj “has decided to reevaluate elements of production on the NickiHndrxx Tour… Nicki has decided to contribute more time to rehearsal ahead of the tour’s launch to make certain her fans get the absolute best quality show that they deserve.”

However, Page Six reports that a Live Nation source informed them ticket sales for the North American tour dates are poor. “Nicki’s tour could be the most disappointing ticket sales of the year for any artist,” the source stated. “These are big arenas with up to 20,000 capacities. Sales for opening night in Baltimore is 2,000 tickets. LA is 3,400, New Orleans 1,000, Denver 1,300, Chicago 3,900. Even her hometown Brooklyn is only 5,050.”

The tour is now set to begin in Europe in February. However, due to scheduling conflicts, Future will not be able to join Nicki Minaj when she finally tours North America in May 2019.

“Refunds for the previously scheduled North American dates will be available at point of purchase, with new Nicki Minaj on-sale details announced soon,” the press release states.

Nicki Minaj also addressed the cancelled tour via Twitter, writing “I can’t wait for you to see what I have in store!” She assured her fans they still have a lot to look forward to.

Check out the ‘NICKIHNDRXX’ European tour dates below, and stay tuned for details on the rescheduled North American tour.

02/21 – Munich, DE @ Olympiahalle
02/22 – Bratislava, SL @ Ondrej Nepela Arena
02/24 – Lodz, PL @ Atlas Arena
02/25 – Budapest, HR @ Budapest Sportarena
02/28 – Berlin, DE @ Mercedes Benz Arena
03/01 – Copenhagen, DK @ Royal Arena
03/03 – Oslo, NO @ Spektrum
03/04 – Stockholm, SE @ Ericsson Globe
03/06 – Brussels, BE @ Palais 12
03/07 – Paris, FR @ AccorHotels Arena
03/09 – Bordeaux, FR @ Metropole Arena
03/11 – London, UK @ The O2
03/14 – Birmingham, UK @ Arena Birmingham
03/15 – Dublin, IE @ 3Arena
03/17 – Glasgow, UK @ SSE Hydro
03/18 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena
03/20 – Luxembourg @ Rockhal
03/22 – Frankfurt, DE @ Festhalle
03/23 – Cologne, DE @ Lanxess Arena
03/25 – Amsterdam, NL @ Ziggo Dome
03/27 – Zurich, CH @ Hallenstadion
03/28 – Geneva, CH @ Arena Geneva

Revisit Future’s “You Da Baddest” featuring Nicki Minaj below.

In other music news, watch Drake and Travis Scott perform “SICKO MODE” together in Toronto right here.

Words by Bianca Giulione
Associate Music Editor

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