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Instead, Yankovic went on to become one of the biggest-selling comedy recording artists.
The tour comes on the heels of his latest release, "Mandatory Fun," which marked the first time one of his 14 albums hit No. 1 on Billboard charts.
On the album, Yankovic parodies the likes of Pharrell Williams with a song "Tacky," Robin Thicke with "Word Crimes" and Lorde with "Foil."
He rolled out his album with eight days of videos for each of his songs, earning him 46 million YouTube page views in the first week. Yankovic landed in the top four spots on Spotify's viral top 10 with that stunt.
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His first hit, "My Bologna," parodied
While his newest works will make up a bulk of the show, songs such as "Eat It," (a takeoff on Michael Jackson's "Beat It"), "I Love Rocky Road" and "Ricky" that propelled him to fame surely will be part of the lineup.