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

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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Dec 29, 2011 10:20am PDT