Chesney’s Tour One of Top Tours Worldwide in 2013

posted January 3rd, 2014 at 10:00 pm

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by Josh Martn

Pollstar is out with their annual list of the top worldwide tours and Kenny Chesney found himself in the top 20.

2013 was a record year for the global concert industry. Combined, The Top 20 Worldwide Tours took in $2.43 billion in primary ticket sales, a huge $470.6 million or 24 percent increase over the $1.96 billion generated in 2012.
More artists saw fat pay days in 2012. During the year there were 13 tours that grossed over $100 million, compared with only six tours hitting that monetary benchmark last year.

Kenny Chesney came in at #15, grossing $90.9 million. Only one country artist placed above Chesney: Taylor Swift at #8 with $131 million.

Bon Jovi topped the list with $259.5 million, followed by Beyonce with $188.6 million, and Pink at $170.6 million.

See the full list here.

Additional stats for Kenny’s tour:

  • Average ticket price: $76.62
  • Average tickets: 28,949
  • Total tickets: 1,186,925
  • Average gross: $2,217,977
  • Number of cities: 41
  • Number of shows: 44

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