January 03, 2006 06:47:47 GMT
The Rolling Stones, through its tour, has reigned the Top-Grossing Tour of the Year 2005 list by Pollstar
The year 2005 seems has been a glorious period for The Rolling Stones as the band has made amazing concert ticket sales income of $162 million through its tour during the whole year, therefore scored number one on the list of Top-Grossing Tour of the Year and also that of All Time according to year-end data from the concert trade Pollstar. Another celebrated band, U2, followed right behind with $138.9 million in 78 shows from its Vertigo tour, while Celine Dion took the third place, garnering $81.3 million with 155 performances.
Arranged in a row, the rest positions up to the 10th rank were filled by Paul McCartney, Eagles, Elton John, Kenny Chesney, Dave Matthews Band, Neil Diamond, and Jimmy Buffett.