The Top Ten: The Top Grossing Concert Tours Ever | Beyonce, Elton John

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From Metallica to Beyonce: The Top-Grossing Tours

Presenting to you the record-shattering list of the top ten highest-earning concert tours in the music industry’s history, featuring everyone from the Queen Bee, Beyoncé, to the flamboyant Piano Man, Elton John.

Now, as we speak, Beyoncé is taking the stage around the globe, creating ripples in the music world with her “Renaissance Tour.” Industry insiders are buzzing that this tour could very well catapult her to the $2 billion mark. If she manages to do so, she’ll outshine these ten acts that have held the torch so far.

The Top Ten List


At number ten, we have Metallica, whose earth-shaking “WorldWired Tour” (2016-19) raked in a cool $433,838,725.


The electrifying AC/DC claims the ninth spot with their “Black Ice World Tour” (2008-10), shocking the bank with $441,121,000.


At eight, Roger Waters and his iconic “The Wall Live” (2010-13), crashed in with a whopping $458,673,798.


In the seventh place, Coldplay’s mesmerizing “A Head Full of Dreams Tour” (2016-17) is entering the top half, dreaming up a dazzling $523,033,675.

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At number six and five, The Rolling Stones twice rocked their way to the top with their “No Filter Tour” (2017-21) amassing $546,515,799, and the “A Bigger Bang Tour” (2005-07) booming with $558,255,524.


The fourth spot is claimed by Guns N’ Roses, whose “Not in This Lifetime… Tour” (2016-19) fired up an astonishing $584,200,000.


Third place belongs to U2, with their revolutionary “360 Tour” (2009-11), spinning in a dizzying $736,421,584.


The runner-up is the ginger-haired maestro, Ed Sheeran, with his “Divide Tour” (2017-19) mathematically making $776,200,000.


And, at the pinnacle of it all, it’s the sensational Elton John, with his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” (2018-23) journeying to a mind-boggling $853,000,000.

With all these staggering figures, one can’t help but wonder – will Beyoncé’s “Renaissance Tour” outdo them all and create history? Stay tuned for the Queen Bee’s performance!

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