Garth Brooks Tops 2015 Country Tour Rankings

pollstar 2015 rankingsTouring is booming according to Pollstar’s 2015 Mid-Year touring report.

According to the trade publication:
• The top 100 tours generated a combined gross of $1.43 billion, up 39 percent ($402 million) over 2014.
• The top 100 tours sold 18.8 million tickets, up nearly 23 percent (3.5 million) over last year.
• The average ticket price hit an all-time high of $76.20.
Taylor Swift has grossed $46.5 million worldwide so far this year.

Country stars in the Top 50 North American tours
No. 2 overall, Garth Brooks, 79.9 gross millions
No. 4 Kenny Chesney 55.8
No. 12 Luke Bryan 25.9
No. 15 Eric Church 24.4
No. 25 Shania Twain 17.0
No. 28 Miranda Lambert 16.0
No. 30 Florida Georgia Line 14.9
No. 35 Jason Aldean 14.3
No. 48 Brad Paisley 10.2

See the full report for the complete list of top tours, and more info including average ticket price, total tickets, average gross, number of shows, and agency.

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