Sunday, December 20, 2009

The Rolling Stones Named Top Touring Act Of 00s

Planet Rock is reporting that The Rolling Stones have been named as the top touring act of the past decade, earning the best part of a billion dollars over 264 concerts.

Billboard reports that the Stones raked in a gross revenue of $869.5 million and pulled in more than 8 million fans across 264 concerts.

U2 followed closely with $844.2 million, with Madonna ($801.3 million), Bruce Springsteen ($688.1 million), and Elton John ($603.8 million) rounding out the top five.

Bon Jovi, Metallica, Eagles and Aerosmith all appear in the top 25.

U2 also topped Billboard's 2009 top tours list with $311.6 million in gross revenue and concert attendance of more than 3 million. Trailing U2 was Madonna ($222 million), Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band ($156.3 million), AC/DC ($135.3 million), and Pink ($102.9 million).

1 comment:

Barbara aka Layla said...

Hey thanks, this was interesting. I think (not considering money earned) Bruce should have been on the top of this list followed by U2 :)

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