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Rolling Stones rule Forbes top 10 most expensive concerts of 2013

Rolling Stones ranked No. 1 on Forbes magazine's "2013's Top Ten Most Expensive Concert Tours" list
Rolling Stones ranked No. 1 on Forbes magazine's "2013's Top Ten Most Expensive Concert Tours" list
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The Rolling Stones earned top honors in Forbes magazine's newly compiled list of 2013's most expensive concert tours.

According to an article posted on Jan. 3 at Forbes.com, the legendary British rockers' AEG Live produced 50 and Counting Tour "blew all other concert tickets out of the water," commanding an average of $624.00 on the secondary market to earn No. 1 place.

The "Satisfaction" hitmakers' show on May 11 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas proved to be their highest priced gig, tallying an whopping average ticket price of $1044.00.

Other artists making Forbes' list included: 2. One Direction Take Me Home Tour ($460.00) 3. Maroon 5, Neon Trees & Owl City Overexposed Tour ($364.00) 4. Eagles History of The Eagles Tour ($354.00) and 5. Justin Timberlake 20/20 Tour.

The Stones recently earned three nominations at the 56th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held Jan. 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and will kick off their 14 on Fire Tour on Feb. 21 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates at du Arena.

Did you know? The Rolling Stones earned a Billboard Touring Award in November and their headline appearance at the world renowned Glastonbury Festival last year recently topped a U.K. poll to determine the biggest music moment of 2013.