By staff - Tue Jun 05, 7:22 pm
US pop icon Madonna hit the stage running at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island stadium on Sunday in her first ever concert in the Gulf, days after launching a world tour. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI
An estimated 25,000 fans cheered and screamed as the Material Girl finally appeared on stage more than two hours late, wearing a skin-tight black outfit from her “Girl Gone Wild” album.Sunday’s concert was the first of two Abu Dhabi performances. The second, announced after tickets for Sunday’s event sold out in hours, will be on Monday. Brandishing an assault rifle during her hit Revolver, the superstar saluted the emirate of Abu Dhabi, the second stop in her MDNA world tour.