Chesney Makes History With Sell-Out Shows In Atlanta
Country star KENNY CHESNEY's year keeps getting better - the newlywed singer has just become the first performer to sell out three consecutive nights at Atlanta, Georgia's Philips Arena.
Chesney, who wed Oscar-winning actress RENEE ZELLWEGER in May (05), sold nearly 18,000 tickets for each show of a three-night stand at the venue, which ended on Monday night (18JUL05).
Only ELTON JOHN and ELVIS PRESLEY have recorded similar feats in the city - they both performed sell-out shows at former arena, the Omni.
To mark his record-breaking achievement, bosses at the venue presented Chesney with a flat-screen TV.20/07/2005 09:25