Pollstar | 2018 Year End North American Tours

 

Taylor Swift (No. 1) – Overall box office totals from the “Reputation Tour” North American leg reached a final massive gross of $277.3 million from 2.169 million tickets at 40 reported shows. It makes the tour the highest-grossing female tour in North America, surpassing “1989 Tour” ($199.4 million). Taylor is the only artist on the chart to gross more than $200 million in North America in 2018.

At the close of the tour, Swift’s career gross in North America climbs to $747.9 million from 7.76 million of tickets sold.

Jay-Z and Beyoncé (No. 2) moved a total of $166.4 million from 30 shows with the “OTRII Tour”.

Following at No. 3 is Eagles with a total gross of $166 million and sold 964,245 tickets in 53 shows reported to Pollstar. Taylor Swift, The Carters and Eagles are one of the six artists in 2018 to gross more than $100 million in North America.

The annual Pollstar Year End North American Tours is tabulated for all North American shows worked between November 23, 2017 and November 21, 2018.




Pollstar 2018 Year End North American Tours:

1. Taylor Swift, $277.3 million
2. Jay-Z and Beyoncé, $166.4 million
3. Eagles, $166 million
4. Kenny Chesney, $114.4 million
5. Justin Timberlake, $110 million
6. Ed Sheeran, $105 million
7. Journey / Def Leppard, $97.8 million
8. Pink, $95.3 million
9. Bruce Springsteen, $88.3 million
10. Drake, $79 million
11. Luke Bryan, $73.3 million
12. U2, $61.5 million
13. Bruno Mars, $60.6 million
14. Luis Miguel, $59.4 million
15. Billy Joel, $58.7 million
16. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, $53.7 million
17. Kevin Hart, $48.5 million
18. Dave Matthews Band, $47.7 million
19. Dead & Company, $46.3 million
20. Shania Twain, $45.6 million
21. Foo Fighters, $42.9 million
22. Cirque du Soleil – “Lúzia”, $40.3 million
23. Keith Urban, $39 million
24. Phish, $38.9 million
25. Cirque du Soleil – “Crystal”, $38.7 million
26. Imagine Dragons, $38.1 million
27. Phil Collins, $38 million
28. Romeo Santos, $36.6 million
29. Sam Smith, $35.3 million
30. Fleetwood Mac, $34 million
31. Elton John, $33.7 million
32. Jason Aldean, $33.7 million
33. Jennifer Lopez, $33.7 million
34. Andrea Bocelli, $33.2 million
35. Chris Stapleton, $32.8 million
36. Zac Brown Band, $31.9 million
37. Bon Jovi, $31.6 million
38. Maroon 5, $31.3 million
39. Harry Styles, $30.8 million
40. Kid Rock, $30.4 million
41. Paul Simon, $27.5 million
42. Lynyrd Skynyrd, $27.2 million
43. Metallica, $26.7 million
44. Rod Stewart, $25.8 million
45. J. Cole, $25.2 million
46. Cirque du Soleil – “Volta”, $25.1 million
47. Shakira, $25 million
48. Katy Perry, $24.6 million
49. Steve Martin / Martin Short, $24.6 million
50. Jay-Z, $24.2 million

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