With ten shows left on their record-breaking 360 Tour, U2 played their 100th show Saturday night in at Vanderbilt University’s Memorial Stadium. Billboard.Biz caught up with Live Nation Global Touring Chairman Arthur Fogel who explained the strategy behind the highest-grossing and highest-attended tour in history.
U2 bows atop the Billboard 200 with its seventh No. 1 album, "No Line on the Horizon," shifting 484,000 . . . That's the biggest sales week the chart has seen since December, when Britney Spears' "Circus" blew in with 505,000 . . . Neko Case makes a grand entrance on the chart, too, as her "Middle Cyclone" arrives at No. 3 -- her highest-charting album yet . . . In Progress Reports, we've got news on the latest top 10 hit for Rodney Atkins, the return of the Black Eyed Peas and Asher Roth's rising single "I Love College." [THIS COLUMN WAS UPDATED ON MARCH 11 AT 9:40 AM PST.]