We Don’t Call Him King George for Nuthin’
Two country tours made the top 5 overall for pollstar.com’s list of biggest 2010 North American concert tours.
Leading the list was Bon Jovi, which grossed $52.8 million, seling more than 500,000 tickets over 38 shows. And let’s not forget Jon Bon Jovi has several country connections himself, including a red-hot duet with Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles.
James Taylor/Carole King have the second spot, with $41 million in sales.
And then, the first country act comes in at No. 3, one Taylor Swift, who grossed $34.2 million, selling 556,000 tickets over 39 shows.
Coming in at No. 5: The George Strait/Reba McEntire tour, which has grossed $29.8 million in the first half of this year, selling 344,000 tickets over 20 shows.