According to statistics posted July 12 at Pollstar.com, “The World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band’s” grossed $87.7 million in revenue, placing them ahead of Taylor Swift ($58.5) at No. 2, Fleetwood Mac ($58.1) in third, Bon Jovi ($56.7) at No. 4 and Kenny Chesney ($49.1) in fifth spot overall in North American tour rankings.
Boasting a mind-boggling average ticket price of $346.09, the “Satisfaction” hitmakers played 18 shows in 11 cities, grossing an average of $7,969,276 per show and moving 253,296 tickets overall.
Though The Stones only played 18 shows, the hefty revenues also nabbed The Stones third place overall in Pollstar’s Top 100 World Tours behind Bon Jovi ($142.1 from 60 shows) and Bruce Springsteen ($103.9 from 31 shows).
Since its launch last year, gross revenue from the 50 & Counting Tour now exceeds $126 million from 23 concerts in the U.K. and North America.
The Stones wrap up the U.K. leg tonight with their second Hyde Park show.
See The Rolling Stones official website for more details.
Did you know? Rolling Stone frontman Mick Jagger recently told Pete Mitchell of Britain's Absolute Radio station that the band will go on a hiatus following their final show at Hyde Park.