Bon Jovi Named Highest Ticket Earner Of 2010

Erika Brooks Adickman | December 29, 2010 1:10 pm

$201.1 million—that’s the number you’ll need to beat if you want your concert ticket sales to overtake Bon Jovi’s successful 2010 The Circle world tour. Not only did the first time Grammy awards performers top this year’s list, they exceeded annual front runners AC/DC and U2 by over $41 million. Also among the year’s highest earners was none other than Lady Gaga—the only female artist in the top 10—who pulled in $133.6 million with her dazzling Monster Ball tour. Think you know who rounded out the highest grossing ticket sales list, then jump below to see if you’re right.

#5 Metallica: $110.1 million) #6 Michael Bublé: $104.2 million #7 live show “Walking With Dinosaurs”: $104.1 million #8 Paul McCartney: $93 million #9 The Eagles: (clearly, they’re glad that hell froze over in back in 1994)$92.3 million #10 Roger Waters: $89.5 million.