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Bands/Musicians 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010

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Top tours of 2010- the highest grossing concert tours, based on worldwide box office receipts. Photos of the artists are included on this list of the biggest grossing concert runs of the year. 2010's live concert rankings show that it was a rather lackluster year for the touring business, hurt by many U2 cancellations due to Bono's injury, as well as the lack of other largescale stadium tours. The biggest box office draw in 2010 for live music was, somewhat surprisingly, Bon Jovi. To see average ticket price, average tickets sold, total tickets, and number of cities each tour played in, see Pollstar's full wrapup

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Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music - Gross: $201.1Mil

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AC/DC is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music - $177.0 Mil

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U2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock - $160.9 Mil

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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music - $133.6 Mil

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Metallica is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Thrash metal, Rock music, Heavy metal - $110.1 Mil

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Michael Bublé is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Adult contemporary music, Lounge music, Pop music - $104.2 Mil

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Walking With Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Walking With Dinosaurs $104.1 Mil

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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock - $93.0 Mil

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Eagles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Country pop, Rock music, Folk rock - $92.3 Mil

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Roger Waters is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Folk rock, Progressive rock, Art rock - $89.5 Mil

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The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop - $87.5 Mil

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Dave Matthews Band is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Rock music, World music, Acoustic music - $77.6 Mil

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Muse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Space rock, Rock music, Electronic music - $ 76.6 Mil

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Cirque du Soleil -
Cirque du Soleil - "Saltimbanco" $57.4 Mil

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James Taylor & Carole King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
James Taylor & Carole King $63.8 Mil

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Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B - $48.3 Mil

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John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music - $56.3 Mil

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Cirque du Soleil -
Cirque du Soleil - "Alegria" $48.1 Mil

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P!nk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk - $46.4 Mil

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Blues-rock, New Wave, Classic rock - $44.6 Mil

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Nickelback is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Rock music, Grunge, Heavy metal - $44.5 Mil

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Cirque du Soleil -
Cirque du Soleil - "Quidam" $44.4 Mil

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Rammstein is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Industrial metal, Gothic metal, Industrial music - $43.3 Mil

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Tim McGraw is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Country, Southern rock - $42.9 Mil

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Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50 Highest Grossing Tours of 2010
Americana, Rock music, Country rock - $42.4 Mil