The Biggest Tours of 2013

Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney are among the list of the highest-grossing tours of 2013, according to Billboard.

Bruce Springsteen live at the 2012 Grammy Awards

Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney are among the list of the highest-grossing tours of 2013, according to Billboard. 

Bruce Springsteen’s 53 live shows this year have brought in £90.5 million – the fourth highest grossing tour of the past twelve months – while The Rolling Stones’ 50th anniversary concerts brought in £77 million. Paul McCartney collected the 16th biggest total gross of the year, with $42 million coming in from 21 shows.

Bon Jovi have the biggest tour of 2013, making £125 million from 90 live gigs. The Cirque Du Soleil’s Michael Jackson production The Immortal World Tour is second on the list with a figure of $97 million from no less than 205 shows.

It is the third time a tour from Bon Jovi has topped the magazine's list. Madonna topped last year's list ahead of Bruce Springsteen. The singer finishes in 14th place in 2013.

Top 20 highest grossing tours of 2013:

  1. Bon Jovi
  2. Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour
  3. Pink
  4. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
  5. Rihanna
  6. The Rolling Stones
  7. Taylor Swift
  8. Beyoncé
  9. Depeche Mode
  10. Kenny Chesney
  11. Rogers Waters
  12. One Direction
  13. Justin Bieber
  14. Madonna
  15. Jay Z & Justin Timberlake
  16. Paul McCartney
  17. Fleetwood Mac
  18. Maroon 5
  19. Dave Matthews Band
  20. André Rieu

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