Bon Jovi had the top grossing worldwide concert tour in 2010, beating out other famous acts like U2, Lady Gaga and Elton John. The tour grossed more than $200 million US Dollars (USD), which is more than the combined total for the tours of The Black Eyed Peas, John Mayer and Coldplay.
More facts about concerts in 2010:
- The top-grossing single concert in 2010 was the The X Factor Live O2 in Dublin, Ireland, with almost $2 million USD in ticket sales, followed closely by Bon Jovi and Dashboard Confessional in the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, which made just a bit less.
- Concert sales in general were down in 2010 — there was about a 12 percent decline in concert attendance, and concert grosses in general dropped by about 25 percent.
- Out of those with the top six grossing concert tours, only two acts gained popularity less than 10 years ago — Lady Gaga and Michael Buble. AC/DC, U2 and Metallica also joined Bon Jovi in the top six.
More Info: www.billboard.com
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