Rock supergroup Bon Jovi prove that they are still one of the best bands out there and loved by many people after the success of their latest tour. The latest reports suggested that the band's proceedings from their recent tour is the highest among other artists until this midterm of 2008. According to Billboard Boxscore, the New Jersey rocker's tour in North America and the Pacific Rim, which was sponsored by AEG Live, profited the band about $112 .4 million.
That earning is way above the profit gained by other artists' tours, such as Spice Girls who collected $70 million from their latest tour, Miley Cyrus ($45.4 million), Van Halen ($40.2 million) and even Jay-Z - Mary J. Blige ($30.3 million). That data was collected by Billboard and it is taken from Nov. 14, 2007, until May 13, 2008 period.
Revealing about the success of Bon Jovi's tour, the band's tour sponsor AEG Live through their CEO Randy Phillips said, "The fact is that [Bon Jovi] are still current musically and have consistently delivered a live show that has very few equals in terms of musicianship, spectacle and gigantic hits." Moreover, Randy also added, "Whatever concerns I had initially that they might have chosen to go back on the road too soon after the last equally successful tour were quickly dispelled by the early public on-sales."
Meanwhile, the band's tour in support of the latest record "Lost Highway" has just ended on July 15 with their performance at the Madison Square Garden, New York. Previously, the band have also stated that they haven't set their next plan after finishing the tour. Speaking to Billboard.com the rock act's singer, Jon Bon Jovi said, "I'm not quite sure where to go -- Is it 'Greatest Hits, Vol. 2' or is it time for a solo record -- or is it time to walk away?"