Madonna and Barbra Streisand vie for concert tour crown in photo finish
Only one legendary diva can occupy the top spot
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) Madonna; $4,074,848; $173.27.
2. (1) Barbra Streisand; $4,065,743; $263.52.
3. (3) Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band; $2,766,691; $93.85.
4. (4) Justin Bieber; $1,217,217; $75.72.
5. (5) Peter Gabriel; $824,571; $97.30.
6. (10) Red Hot Chili Peppers; $713,443; $57.27.
7. (7) Jason Aldean ; $691,893; $39.72.
8. (8) Zac Brown Band; $668,709; $44.67.
9. (9) Brad Paisley; $592,878; $42.81.
10. (11) Rascal Flatts; $522,050; $40.51.
11. (13) Carrie Underwood; $506,968; $58.85.
12. (12) Journey; $487,411; $59.31.
13. (14) Bob Dylan; $374,153; $70.82.
14. (New) Luke Bryan; $368,597; $34.98.
15. (15) Eric Church; $305,803; $40.76.
16. (16) "American Idols Live"; $275,760; $58.31.
17. (17) Big Time Rush; $239,305; $44.56.
18. (18) Train; $223,685; $48.74.
19. (New) Wiz Khalifa; $204,294; $40.36.
20. (New) Bonnie Raitt; $162,713; $58.42.
For free upcoming tour information, go to www.pollstar.com
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