Top Ten Highest-Grossing Concert Tours

Updated May 20, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The bands everyone wants to see

In the modern streaming era, with physical media sales down in the pits, the concert tour is as important as ever. And, fans are more than happy to attend. The following table lists name of the tour, artist, years, and actual gross, not adjusted for inflation.

RankArtistTour NameGross (Not Adjusted for Inflation)Tour Dates
1.Ed Sheeran ÷ Tour$775,046,9372017–19
2.U2U2 360° Tour$736,421,5842009–11
3.Guns 'n RosesNot in This Lifetime... Tour$584,200,0002016–19
4.The Rolling StonesA Bigger Bang Tour$558,255,5242005–07
5.ColdplayA Head Full of Dreams Tour$523,033,6752016–17
6.Roger WatersThe Wall Live$458,673,7982010–13
7.AC/DCBlack Ice World Tour$441,121,0002008–10
8.MetallicaWorldWired Tour$416,900,0002016–20
9.The Rolling StonesNo Filter Tour$415,609,0642017–20
5.MadonnaSticky & Sweet Tour408,000,0002008–09
Source: Billboard as of May 2020
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