Madonna scraps Australian tour

Pop star Madonna has disappointed fans in Australia by cancelling her first dates in the country for 20 years.
For the second tour in a row.

BBC News - Madonna scraps Australian tour plans

There was speculation that the tour became unviable due to high ticket costs and a crowded concert market.
If touring is going to be the saviour of the music industry, it's not helpful when artists only agree to play live in the most profitable regions.
That's why I personally think records are a key product that musicians produce.
No Madonna fan misses out on her records, but they haven't seen her live since 1993.
The last time McCartney played Down Under was 1991!