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Top 20 Highest-Grossing Rock And Pop Tours Of 2017; U2, Guns N’ Roses, Coldplay, and Bruno Mars Tops

Irish band U2 topped the list with the band’s massive 30th anniversary tour for The Joshua Tree album, which raked in $316 million, according to Pollstar’s top 20 worldwide tours of 2017. Guns N’ Roses came in a close 2nd, pulling $292.5 million with 2.68 million tickets sold.

British band Coldplay took 3rd place with $238 million, followed by Bruno Mars, who pulled into the 4th slot with $200.1 million in ticket revenues for 2017.

In 11th place, my favourite, Celine Dion was the highest-ranking female artist on the list, pulling in $101.2 million

Top 20 worldwide tours of 2017:

  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, $99.2 million

Top 20 worldwide tours of 2017 [Infographic ]

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals.
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