Famous Firsts: TLC’s Top 10 Trail-Blazing Achievements

by (@JordanRuntagh)

7. The 1999-2000 North American jaunt to support their third album FanMail became the highest grossing female concert tour ever up to that that point.

The FanMail Tour raked in over $72.8 million, according to Billboard! But that’s not all…

 

6. The accompanying concert film, TLC: Sold Out,  became the highest grossing TV special in PayPerView history at the time.

[Photo: LaFace Records]

[Photo: LaFace Records]

 

5. The ladies became the first group to thank thousands of their fans by name in the liner notes to their FanMail CD.

[Photo: LaFace Records]

[Photo: LaFace Records]

The notes folded out to become a huge poster. If you look closely, you can see names of folks who wrote the band fan letters over the years.