Bon Jovi Rules "Billboard" Magazine's Top 25 Tour List for 2013
-- Bon Jovi owned the road in 2013. The New Jersey rockers' had the most successful tour of the year, according to Billboard. The band's outing brought in an impressive $205,158,370 in gross earnings in 2013 and sold out all 90 of its dates. Also finishing high up on Billboard's Top 25 Tours list was Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, who landed in fourth place after bringing in $147,608,938.
Other veteran artists' tours that scored spots on the tally include The Rolling Stones, who finished in sixth place after earning $126,182,391; ex-Pink Floyd mastermind Roger Waters, who came in at #11 after his The Wall Live Tour grossed $81,305,650; Madonna, whose outing earned $76,752,277 to take the #14 spot; Paul McCartney, whose trek brought in $69,584,403 to place him at #16; and Fleetwood Mac, who were 17th on the list after their concerts made $61,899,473.
Billboard's top tours list was determined from Billboard Boxscore figures compiled from November 14, 2012, to November 12, 2013.
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