The 1985 « Live – The Virgin Tour » VHS documents a Detroit (Michigan) stop on the tour.

« Angel », « Borderline » and « Burning Up » were part of the tour set list but were not included on the official VHS release.

The video was certified two-times platinum by the RIAA for shipment of 50.000 copies and received a « Video Software Dealers Award » for the « Most Popular Music Video » (in September 1986).

The release debuted at 14 on Billboard's Top Music Videocassettes chart, on December 7, 1985, and reached a peak of 11, the next week.The video started a slow climb on the chart, and on the issue dated January 18, 1986, it reached the top of the chart, replacing « Prince & The Revolution : Live ». On May 24, 1986, the video again climbed back in the top ten of the chart, at position two. It was present on the chart for a total of 65 weeks.

« Live – The Virgin Tour » was the top selling music videocassette for 1986.