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Inflated ticket prices allow Rolling Stones to rule this week's concert tour Top 20

Taylor Swift is a distant second on the chart

<p>The Rolling Stones perform in Philadelphia.</p>

The Rolling Stones perform in Philadelphia.

Credit: Mark Stehle/Invision/AP

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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.

1. (New) The Rolling Stones; $8,288,770; $358.97.

2. (1) Taylor Swift; $1,784,275; $82.24.

3. (2) Kenny Chesney; $1,597,306; $76.73.

4. (3) Bon Jovi; $1,560,127; $99.88.

5. (4) Pink; $1,134,385; $77.10.

6. (5) Maroon 5; $914,596; $65.93.

7. (6) Jason Aldean; $754,571; $51.28.

8. (7) Alicia Keys; $601,182; $78.89.

9. (8) Muse; $579,441; $56.17.

10. (10) Carrie Underwood; $495,357; $61.71.

11. (9) Leonard Cohen; $484,137; $107.65.

12. (11) Motley Crue; $332,400; $78.37.

13. (14) Diana Krall; $176,250; $83.99.

14. (16) Chris Tomlin; $161,111; $27.89.

15. (17) "Winter Jam" / Tobymac; $158,567; $12.55.

16. (18) Shinedown / Three Days Grace; $155,808; $39.24.

17. (19) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds; $136,669; $51.43.

18. (New) Celtic Woman; $133,839; $60.53.

19. (20) Bassnectar; $127,938; $34.62.

20. (22) Ron White; $113,534; $51.95.

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