he Irish rock band U2 topped rating of the main touring in 2011 under the version of Pollstar, the concert tracks the activities of musicians.
By estimates of Pollstar, a world tour 360 Degree during the reporting period and brought the Bono of 231.9 million dollars. Total Irish played 34 concerts in 2011, selling them for a total of 2.3 million tickets. In August, 360 Degree was recognized as the most successful tour in the history of the music industry.
Second place went to the list of Pollstar group Take That, reunited on tour with former singer Robbie Williams. At the reunion tour of 35 concerts team has earned 224 million dollars. Third in the ranking was the group Bon Jovi, has received over 58 shows an amount of 148.8 million dollars.
Pollstar list consists of 25 points and completely as follows:
U2 – 231,9 million dollars Take That – 224 million dollars Bon Jovi – 148,8 million Taylor Swift – 104.2 million dollars Roger Waters – 103.6 million dollars Elton John – 102.7 million dollars Rihanna – 90 million Kenny Chesney – 84.6 million dollars Sade – 83,3 million Paul McCartney – 79.2 million dollars Britney Spears – 68.7 million dollars Foo Fighers – 67,8 million dollars Justin Bieber – 67.6 million dollars Lady GaGa – 63.7 million dollars Andre Rie – 63.5 million dollars Katy Perry – 59.5 million dollars Usher – 59.1 million dollars Kings of Leon – 56,2 million Iron Maiden – 53,5 million dollars Shakira – 53.2 Kylie Minogue million – 52.8 million Cirque du Soleil – 49,7 million Kanye West / Jay Z – 48,3 million dollars Journey – 45 9 million Red Hot Chili Peppers – 45,6 million USD in early December magazine Billboard, summing up the year, presented his own rating of the main guest performers. It also was leading the group U2, however, according to the publication, she earned more – 293 million dollars. Bon Jovi were second with 192.9 million dollars, and the third – Take That with 185 million dollars.