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Dave Matthews Band
Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Dave Matthews Band Was Biggest Live Earner Of The Naughties

By Paul Cashmere
Sat, 02 Jan 2010 04:55:09 +1100

The Dave Matthews Band sold more tickets and made more money than any other act in the last decade.

According to Matthews sold 11.6 million tickets in the last 10 years and earned $529.1 million for his efforts.

Celine Dion wasn’t far behind but sold almost two thirds less tickets. Dion earned $522.2 million from 4 million ticket sales.

Country star Kenny Chesney came in third making $4555.6 million on 8.6 million ticket sales.

The Top Tours of the Decade according to Pollstar were:

1. Dave Matthews Band
2. Celine Dion
3. Kenny Chesney
4. Bruce Springsteen
5. Rolling Stones
6. U2
7. Madonna
8. Eagles
9. Elton John
10. Jimmy Buffett
11. Toby Keith
12. Cher
13. Elton John/Billy Joel
14. Bon Jovi
15. Metallica
16. Rascal Flatts
17. Paul McCartney
18. NSYNC
19. Britney Spears
20. Trans Siberian Orchestra
21. Aerosmith
22. Tim McGraw/Faith Hill
23. George Strait
24. The Police
25. Neil Diamond
26. Barry Manilow
27. Bob Dylan
28. American Idols Live
29. Ozzfest
30. Rod Stewart
31. Vans Warped
32. Van Halen
33. Fleetwood Mac
34. Brooks & Dunn
35. AC/DC
36. Coldplay
37. Eric Clapton
38. Luis Miguel
39. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
40. Nickelback
41. Dixie Chicks
42. Tim McGraw
43. Backstreet Boys
44. Brad Paisley
45. Tina Turner
46. Bette Midler
47. Billy Joel
48. Barbra Streisand
49. Phish
50. James Taylor
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