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Rock Well Represented in Pollstar's List of Top 20 Worldwide Tours of 2017

December 28, 2017

Pollstar has revealed its list of the Top 20 Tours of 2017, and rock was well represented.

Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, and U2 among the top 5 tours of the year. The Stones and Paul McCartney made it in to the top 10, while Roger Waters, the Boss, and the Chili Peppers also embarked on some of the biggest tours of the year.

See the Top 20 Tours of the year below!

  1. U2 ($316 million)
  2. Guns N’ Roses ($292.5 million)
  3. Coldplay ($238 million)
  4. Bruno Mars ($200.1 million)
  5. Metallica ($152.8 million)
  6. Depeche Mode ($141.1 million)
  7. Paul McCartney ($132 million)
  8. Ed Sheeran ($124.1 million)
  9. The Rolling Stones ($120 million)
  10. Garth Brooks ($101.4 million)
  11. Celine Dion ($101.2 million)
  12. Justin Bieber ($93.7 million)
  13. Roger Waters ($92.1 million)
  14. Bruce Springsteen ($87.8 million)
  15. Lady Gaga ($85.7 million)
  16. Billy Joel ($82.3 million)
  17. The Weeknd ($80 million)
  18. Tim McGraw / Faith Hill ($79.3 million)
  19. Red Hot Chili Peppers ($73.5 million)
  20. Ariana Grande ($66.5 million)

The full list of the Worldwide Top 100 Tours will be released January 5.