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U2 Rocks 2011: Named Highest Grossing Concert Act Of The Year!

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You like U2! You really like U2!

The Irish rock band dominated the 2011 concert biz. U2's 360 Tour was the highest grossing concert series this year, selling $156 million in the U.S. and $231 miilion worldwide.

U2's Avatar like numbers include selling 1.7 million tickets at $91.67 a pop!

But that's not all!

Country music was FIERCE in 2011. Tay-Tay and Kenny Chesney at number two and three in the U.S. respectively.

Internationally, the reunion of Robbie Williams and his Take That bandmates pulled in $224 million, second to Bono and Co.

2012 promises to be a concert explosion too. Reunions like Van Halen, the Beach Boys, and Fleetwood make will be major headlines.

Who was your favorite artist to go see live this year?

[Image via WENN.]

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2 comments to “U2 Rocks 2011: Named Highest Grossing Concert Act Of The Year!”



  1. 1

    No one gives a shit about these old ass self rightious fuckers here in america.



  2. 2

    Wow. Look @my girl Taylor killing all those so called international stars. :)