Tina!: 50th Anniversary Tour was the ninth solo concert tour by American recording artist Tina Turner. It was the first tour by Turner in eight years, following her record-breaking "Twenty Four Seven Tour". The trek marked the singer's 50th year in music—since joining Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm in St. Louis, Missouri. In conjunction with the tour, Turner released the compilation album, Tina!. Beginning October 2008, the tour performed in over 40 cities throughout North America and Europe. With the tour, Turner continued her success in concert sales. The North American leg of the tour played 37 sold-out performances, earning over $47.7 million—becoming one of the biggest tours in the territory for 2008. The success continued for the European leg. Turner played 47 sold-out performances, earning over $84.8 million—becoming the 9th highest earning tour in 2009. The tour was seen by over one million spectators and grossed over $130 million. The concerts received additional accolades, receiving an "Excellence Award" from Live Design Magazine.