Originally created 02/03/05

Top 20 Concert Tours



The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

TOP 20 CONCERT TOURS

1. (2) Bette Midler; $750,394; $86.29.

2. (4) Cher; $640,947; $71.97.

3. (1) Metallica; $624,390; $56.37.

4. (6) Toby Keith; $567,961; $56.79.

5. (5) Jay-Z & Friends; $549,898; $60.51.

6. (7) Van Halen; $411,292; $68.81.

7. (9) Mannheim Steamroller; $370,074; $46.79.

8. (8) Yanni; $367,199; $59.59.

9. (11) Pixies; $300,648; $34.86.

10. (10) R.E.M.; $292,918; $52.78.

11. (12) Trans-Siberian Orchestra; $268,773; $38.65.

12. (15) Green Day; $262,249; $31.01.

13. (14) Sarah Brightman; $257,969; $70.43.

14. (13) Norah Jones; $256,454; $43.42.

15. (19) Rascal Flatts; $220,324; $34.64.

16. (17) Avril Lavigne; $216,132; $31.70.

17. (16) Korn; $213,751; $33.42.

18. (18) Bill Gaither & Friends "Homecoming"; $213,176; $25.17.

19. (20) Dolly Parton; $199,642; $46.73.

20. (New) Larry The Cable Guy; $191,963; $38.27.

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