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World Wide Top 20 Tours for 2015

January 1, 2016

The 2015 Top 20 Worldwide Tours is the annual ranking of the concert industry’s top performing artists by the trade publication Pollstar, and is tabulated for all worldwide shows worked between January 1 and December 31, 2015.

Details listed are:

Total Gross (In millions USD) - Artist - Average Price - Average Tickets Sold - Totals Tickets Sold

2015 TOP 20 WORLDWIDE TOURS

1. $250.4; Taylor Swift; $110.15; 42,893; 2,273,328.

2. $180.0; AC/DC; $77.92; 46,201; 2,310,061.

3. $158.8; One Direction; $91.82; 44,345; 1,729,470.

4. $152.2; U2; $118.35; 58,473; 1,286,416.

5. $127.0; Foo Fighters; $75.50; 27,575; 1,682,053.

6. $125.1; Fleetwood Mac; $125.61; 16,064; 995,939.

7. $117.3; Ed Sheeran; $64.33; 20,037; 1,823,410.

8. $116.4; Kenny Chesney; $85.37; 26,729; 1,363,190.

9. $114.9; Garth Brooks; $64.47; 77,488; 1,782,224.

10. $109.7; The Rolling Stones; $174.50; 44,910; 628,733.

11. $88.4; Madonna; $127.55; 18,731; 693,061.

12. $82.2; Kevin Hart; $73.00; 10,331; 1,126,027.

13. $77.7; Paul McCartney; $155.76. 26,255; 498,844.

14. $77.6; Elton John; $124.49; 11,987; 623,343.

15. $76.8; Violetta; $73.19; 20,986; 1,049,323.

16. $72.0; Maroon 5; $81.58; 16,344; 882,569.

17. $71.8; Luke Bryan; $55.48; 22,705; 1,294,160.

18. $69.9; Billy Joel; $106.47. 36,473; 656,522.

19. $69.0; Shania Twain; 98.13; 10,818; 703,148.

20. $68.0; Neil Diamond; $106.87; 11,362.

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