Madonna has announced a world tour after giving an acclaimed performance at the Super Bowl in America which was watched by over 114 million people.

The tour supports the forthcoming release of her anticipated new album MDNA.

Her previous Sticky & Sweet Tour affirmed her status as one of the most successful touring artists of all time.

In 2012 she will perform in arenas, stadiums and special outdoor sites around the world.

This epic tour starts in Israel on Tuesday 29 May before moving to Turkey, Croatia, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Germany in June.

In July, she visits Denmark, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Ireland and Austria.

She will also play 2 UK dates – in London on 17 July and in Edinburgh on 21 July. For Londoners, this will form part of the build up to the Olympic Games which start later in the month.

In August, she will travel to Poland, Russia, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, France, the US and Canada.

For the following 3 months she will play a range of dates in Canada and across the US visiting cities including New York, Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, Dallas, Atlanta and Miami.

Additional cities and venues are yet to be announced and the tour will also visit South America and Australia.

During her astonishing career, Madonna has achieved a record breaking 37 Top 100 hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart, as well as 40 Number 1s on Billboard’s Dance/Club Play Song Charts.

She has sold over 300 million albums including her last CD – Hard Candy – which debuted at Number 1 in 37 countries.

She is a 7 time Grammy winning singer, songwriter and producer and holds the record for the most successful tour by a solo artist in history.

Not only does she give stunning performances which are the stuff of pop legend, but she’s one of the most dedicated and hard-working artists in the business.

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 10 February 2012 and will be available from

This tour is guaranteed to be one of the hottest tickets in the world in 2012.