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Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw continue reign as top-grossing concert tour

Nu metal act Linkin Park crack the top 10

<p>Kenny Chesney</p>

Kenny Chesney

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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.

TOP 20 CONCERT TOURS

1. (1) Kenny Chesney / Tim McGraw; $4,377,592; $87.96.

2. (2) Roger Waters; $2,679,568; $111.17.

3. (3) Coldplay; $2,294,022; $83.31.

4. (4) Cirque du Soleil — "Michael Jackson: The Immortal"; $1,840,478; $111.59.

5. (5) Dave Matthews Band; $1,434,591; $54.44.

6. (6) Phish; $1,166,104; $54.45.

7. (7) Enrique Iglesias / Jennifer Lopez; $1,114,513; $79.70.

8. (8) "Gigantes Tour" / Marc Anthony / Marco Antonio Solis / Chayanne; $1,042,502; $106.99.

9. (9) Jason Aldean; $728,180; $37.67.

10. (New) "Honda Civic Tour" / Linkin Park; $702,819; $49.66.

11. (11) Iron Maiden; $634,286; $55.04.

12. (10) Brad Paisley; $634,184; $39.21.

13. (12) Rascal Flatts; $611,236; $36.51.

14. (13) Journey; $530,058; $60.64.

15. (14) Def Leppard / Poison; $511,058; $63.35.

16. (16) Wiz Khalifa / Mac Miller; $449,405; $27.00.

17. (18) "Vans Warped Tour"; $440,842; $32.10.

18. (19) Il Divo; $377,813; $85.07.

19. (20) John Mellencamp; $356,126; $79.15.

20. (22) Scorpions; $331,005; $57.39.

For free upcoming tour information, go to www.pollstar.com

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