Bridgestone Arena ranked first in both the United States and the world for concert ticket sales, according to Pollstar‘s End of Year Sales Report. The Nashville arena’s ticket sales were 336,227 from solely show and concert tickets, according to Pollstar.
“The power of sports and entertainment lifting people up during trying times was fully on display this year. Thank you to everyone at Vanderbilt Heath, Nashville Metro Public Health Department and Bridgestone Arena for working to maintain a safe environment for everyone who enters the doors at 501 Broadway,” says Executive Vice President of Entertainment and Venues David Kells. “We would also like to thank all the touring professionals, artists, agents, managers and promoters for trusting us to host your events. We are truly thrilled to host the best performers and athletes in the world in Downtown Nashville night after night.”
This past year, Bridgestone Arena was ranked third in the world in ticket sales in Pollstar’s quarterly report. A nominee for the Pollstar Arena of the Decade, Bridgestone Arena has 13 consecutive Pollstar Arena of the Year nominations, winning the award in 2014 and 2017.
Pollstar‘s Top 10 World Venues (Show & Concert Ticket Sales):
1. Bridgestone Arena (Nashville, TN)
2. Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)
3. Forum (Inglewood, CA)
4. MGM Grand Arena (Los Vegas, NV)
5. State Farm Arena (Atlanta, GA)
6. Golden 1 Center (Sacramento, CA)
7. Toyota Center (Houston, TX)
8. Spark Arena (Auckland, New Zealand)
9. Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA)
10. American Airlines Center (Dallas, TX)
Bridgestone Arena head Kells was recently profiled in MusicRow‘s Touring & Next Big Thing Issue. Click here to read more.