Bon Jovi, Metallica and Guns N’ Roses Among Pollstar’s Highest-Grossing Touring Bands of the Decade

Pollstar, the music industry bible of data for recording artists has released their list of Highest-grossing Touring bands of the last decade and ranking on the list were Rock and Metal heavy hitters like Bon Jovi, Metallica and Guns N’ Roses. Other top bads include U2, The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Roger Waters, and The Eagles.

Pollstar’s complete “Top Touring Artists Of The Decade” chart is as follows:

01. U2 ($1.038 Billion)

02. The Rolling Stones ($929 Million)

03. Ed Sheeran ($922 Million)

04. Taylor Swift ($900 Million)

05. Beyonce ($857 Million)

06. Bon Jovi ($837 Million)

07. Paul Mccartney ($814 Million)

08. Coldplay ($732 Million)

09. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band ($730 Million)

10. Roger Waters ($702 Million)

11. Elton John ($676 Million)

12. Metallica ($662 Million)

13. Guns N’ Roses ($648 Million)

14. The Eagles ($630 Million)

15. One Direction ($628 Million)

16. Pink ($626 Million)

17. Jay-Z ($612 Million)

18. Kenny Chesney ($609 Million)

19. Justin Bieber ($554 Million)

20. Bruno Mars ($546 Million)

Notably, Bon Jovi was ranked 14th on Pollstar’s list of the top-grossing artists of the previous decade (that is, 2000-2009), while Metallica was ranked 15th.

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