Ed Sheeran Places First on Top Grossing Tours of 2018

According to an article released by Pollstar, which detailed the top 100 highest-grossing tours of 2018 so far, Ed Sheeran is currently dominating with a $213.9 million gross, setting the world record for ticket sales on the Mid-Year Worldwide Chart.

It’s a 40% increase since Guns N’ Roses’ tour last year, which totaled on $151.5 million.

Check out the top ten below, keeping in mind that the list reflects the artist’s gross ticket sales, not their actual earnings.

1. Ed Sheeran – $213.9 million
2. Bruno Mars – $113.4 million
3. The Rolling Stones – $100.8 million
4. Taylor Swift – $98 million
5. Pink – $95.9 million
6. Eagles – $84 million
7. Justin Timberlake – $83.8 million
8. Kenny Chesney – $62.1 million
9. Roger Waters – $60.7 million
10. U2 – $59.9 million

The entire list can be found here. Do you plan on seeing any of these artists this year?

David Gagnon

Born in the Chicago suburb of Wheaton, Dave has laid down his soul to the gods rock n' roll. He attended Columbia College Chicago as a major in Creative Writing. Some of his favorite things are heavy metal and pizza.

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