Bruce Springsteen ranks as the top-grossing concert tour this week
Boss takes the no. 1 spot over Elton John, Cirque du Soleil, The Black Keys
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) Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band; $2,031,105; $91.27.
2. (1) Cirque du Soleil - "Michael Jackson: The Immortal"; $1,964,316; $114.02.
3. (3) Elton John; $1,295,560; $115.62.
4. (4) Jason Aldean; $612,055; $44.34.
5. (6) The Black Keys; $585,650; $46.90.
6. (5) Brad Paisley; $575,452; $52.97.
7. (7) Lady Antebellum; $521,178; $48.74.
8. (8) Blake Shelton; $363,257; $47.81.
9. (9) Miranda Lambert; $351,353; $45.15.
10. (10) Jeff Dunham; $300,316; $44.70.
11. (11) Eric Church; $268,807; $35.21.
12. (12) Kelly Clarkson; $194,813; $55.72.
13. (15) "Mythbusters"; $171,648; $52.35.
14. (13) "Gigantour" / Megadeth; $170,897; $48.20.
15. (16) Rise Against; $163,621; $33.76.
16. (14) Rain - A Tribute To The Beatles; $152,933; $50.28.
17. (17) Peter Frampton; $131,036; $64.55.
18. (18) The Moody Blues; $129,298; $59.90.
19. (19) "Winter Jam" / Skillet; $127,436; $11.18.
20. (20) Casting Crowns; $126,485; $28.60.
For free upcoming tour information, go to www.pollstar.com
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