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The Celebrity With The 10 Highest Grossing Music Tours of 2018

Published Tue Jan 22 2019 By Jessica
The Celebrity With The 10 Highest Grossing Music Tours of 2018

Taylor Swift once again tops the list of the highest Grossing Music Tours.

Last year couldn't be more amazing for all the successful musicians in Hollywood who hit the roads to perform for their fans.

Artists like Eagles and Pink brought together all of their fans under one roof to give them one of the best days of their lives.

But how much of these musicians sold their tickets last year?

Twenty days into 2019, we took a look at the most successful artists with the highest grossing Music Tours from the previous year. Discover those top 10 artists and the dollar bills their Music tours collected.

10. Drake

Drake and Migos on the set of Walk it Talk it

SOURCE: MigosVevo Youtube 

The Canadian rapper Drake, 32, toured in North America alongside fellow Rap group, Migos, headlining "Aubrey and the Three Amigos Tour".

Drake's concert sold out 678,410 tickets grossing over $79 million.

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9. Springsteen on Broadway

Bruce Springsteen on Broadway Tour
SOURCE: Variety

Famous musician Bruce Springsteen finished his Springsteen on Broadway last year in December.

The top artist won't be touring this year, but will that affect his earning from his $88.3 million-grossing tour selling over 173,461 tickets from last year? No.

8. Pink

Pink on the stage of her Beautiful Trauma 2018 Tour

SOURCE: travelsoccerkid1 Youtube

The Beautiful Trauma Tour! by singer, Pink sold over 688,558 concert tickets. Her 2018 Music tours grossed more than $95.3 million.

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7. Journey/Def Leppard

Journey & Def Leppard performing together
SOURCE: Billboard

English rock band Def Leppard went on tour to North America from 21st May along with American rock band Journey. The Duo played to more than 1 million of their fans. They were able to sell over 1,000,272 concerts tickets.

Their music tour headlined as The Def Leppard & Journey 2018 Tour grossed over $97.8 million.

6. Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran on Divide Tour in Atlanta
SOURCE: teddys_mug Twitter

The British singer Ed Sheeran didn't put himself much in the spotlight, but the singer still managed to earn millions. 

He's currently still busy on performing for Divide tour that began in early 2017 as it will officially come to end this year. So far, his Divide grossed $105 million with 1,136,497 tickets sold.

5. Justin Timberlake

Singer Justin Timberlake performing at one of his shows.
SOURCE: Billboard

Justin Timberlake started his The Man of the Woods Tour from 13th March 2018 in Canada. The singer's 2018 music tour sold over 1,000,272 tickets successfully grossing a huge amount of $110 million.

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4. Kenny Chesney

Country singer Kenny Chesney at Gillette Stadium.

SOURCE: Billboard

American musician Kenny Chesney with over 20 albums, ended his Trip Around the Sun Tour last year. Becoming one of the most successful music tours in America, his tour made an earning of $114.4 million with tickets sales of 1,297,731.

3. Eagles

The Eagles band performing in Indy
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The famous American rock band, the Eagles, the fourth highest-certified musician in the US still stands tall in their careers. Even in their 70's, the players still rocked their music concerts that collected $166 million.

As a matter of fact, they sold over 964,245 concerts tickets.

2. Jay-Z and Beyonce

Beyonce and husband Jay-Z performing at one of the On the Run II Tour shows

SOURCE: Beyonce Instagram

The second combined tour of superstar couple, Jay-Z and Beyonce headlined as On the Run II Tour started on 6th June 2018, and ended on date 4th Oct. 2018. 

Their On the Run II Tour in 2018 overall constructed 1,298,038 ticket sales grossing over $166.4 million.

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1. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift performing at her Reputation tour

SOURCE: Taylor Swift Instagram

On number one lies the same winner of 2015's Highest Grossing Music Tour, the one and only Taylor Swift. Swift headlined her 2018 stadium world tour titled same as her last album; Reputation.

Singing personal songs, at her Reputation tour, the singer drew the highest money, $277.3 million with ticket sales of 1,268,706.

As a matter of fact, Swift even released a Netflix 3D film based on her Reputation stadium tour.

The above data records are collected from Forbes.