The summer tour season is already in full swing but let’s not forget that bands have had tours on-going since the beginning of the year. With that being said, 2019 is looking pretty darn good when it comes to raking in the cash.
You’ve only got to look at Metallica’s WorldWired stadium tour, twenty one pilots’ stunning Bandito run and of course, saying goodbye to fan’s all over the world are KISS.
Well,Pollstarhave released the details of the highest-grossing touring bands so far, and the numbers are big, really big. Metallica come in at a very tidy fourth place after Elton John, Pink and Justin Timberlake. Not too shabby huh, especially when you weigh up the fact that they have sold a whopping 635,272 in ticket sales and grossed $69.7 million from November 22nd, 2018 and May 22nd, 2019.
Fleetwood Mac have done very nicely with a reported – $67.7 million in the bank, and KISS came into the top 10 at a very respectable seventh place grossing $58.1 million and selling 525,882 tickets. Elsewhere, and at a very respectable 30thplace are twenty one pilots, having grossed a very healthy ($23.1 million.)
Check out the Top 10 below:
- Elton John – $82.6 million
- Pink – $81.8 million
- Justin Timberlake – $75.5 million
- Metallica – $69.7 million
- Fleetwood Mac – $67.7 million
- Ed Sheeran – $63.6 million
- KISS – $58.1 million
- Trans-Siberian Orchestra – $57.3 million
- Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – $52.8 million
- Travis Scott – $51.7 million