Elton John World News: Face to Face Tour Tops ''Pollstar'' Compilation

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Thursday 4 June 2009 @ 15:37 - GMT

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.

Below are the results, which include some new entries.

1. (1) Elton/ Billy Joel; $2,143,539; $115.94.

2. (2) Britney Spears; $2,035,367; $99.29.

3. (3) Eagles; $1,813,875; $134.83.

4. (4) Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band; $1,795,349; $91.39.

5. (5) The Dead; $1,553,713; $81.72.

6. (6) Fleetwood Mac; $1,100,696; $96.30.

7. (7) Kenny Chesney; $837,797; $62.20.

8. (8) Nickelback; $752,223; $55.17.

9. (9) Leonard Cohen; $520,871; $96.93.

10. (10) Il Divo; $501,598; $78.57.

11. (12) Neil Young; $481,471; $66.74.

12. (13) Lil' Wayne; $454,371; $62.84.

13. (14) Mötley Crüe; $394,250; $54.96.

14. (15) Jeff Dunham; $280,901; $41.91.

15. (New) Kings Of Leon; $261,701; $42.10.

16. (New) Yanni Voices: Live In Concert; $245,649; $67.23.

17. (17) Celtic Woman; $224,188; $55.52.

18. (16) Slipknot; $220,251; $37.77.

19. (18) New Kids On The Block; $215,557; $52.71.

20. (New) James Taylor;$207,370; $72.80.

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