These artists spent the bulk of 2009 on the road, and came home with fat pockets to prove it. Watch videos from the year's top 25 tours, and relive your moment in the front row. (Artists are ranked by total gross earnings from Dec. 6, 2008 through Nov. 21, 2009)

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U2

Total Gross: $311,637,730 Number of Shows: 44
Total Attendance: 3,071,290 Number of Sell-Outs: 44
Setlist Essential: "Sunday Bloody Sunday"
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Total Gross: $222,017,248 Number of Shows: 46
Total Attendance: 2,187,993 Number of Sell-Outs: 46
Setlist Essential: "Into the Groove"
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Total Gross: $156,340,910 Number of Shows: 72
Total Attendance: 1,736,926 Number of Sell-Outs: 42
Setlist Essential: "Born in the U.S.A."
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Total Gross: $135,287,350 Number of Shows: 76
Total Attendance: 1,583,143 Number of Sell-Outs: 52
Setlist Essential: "You Shook Me All Night Long"
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Total Gross: $102,878,271 Number of Shows: 131
Total Attendance: 1,550,026 Number of Sell-Outs: 69
Setlist Essential: "Sober"
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Total Gross: $95,854,338 Number of Shows: 112
Total Attendance: 834,992 Number of Sell-Outs: 18
Setlist Essential: "Ben" & "Earth Song" (Tribute to Michael Jackson)
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Total Gross: $94,813,948 Number of Shows: 70
Total Attendance: 1,097,229 Number of Sell-Outs: 61
Setlist Essential: "Womanizer"
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Total Gross: $90,218,314 Number of Shows: 32
Total Attendance: 719,423 Number of Sell-Outs: 31
Setlist Essential: "Just the Way You Are"
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Total Gross: $86,372,137 Number of Shows: 59
Total Attendance: 822,083 Number of Sell-Outs: 47
Setlist Essential: "Acid Queen"
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Total Gross: $84,369,360 Number of Shows: 66
Total Attendance: 1,199,862 Number of Sell-Outs: 31
Setlist Essential: "Viva la Vida"
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Total Gross: $76,613,910 Number of Shows: 66
Total Attendance: 1,120,917 Number of Sell-Outs: 47
Setlist Essential: "Creeping Death"
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Total Gross: $73,293,001 Number of Shows: 62
Total Attendance: 1,089,453 Number of Sell-Outs: 42
Setlist Essential: "Tonight"
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Total Gross: $70,999,090 Number of Shows: 52
Total Attendance: 1,034,021 Number of Sell-Outs: 36
Setlist Essential: "Anything But Mine"
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Total Gross: $62,590,677 Number of Shows: 59
Total Attendance: 640,201 Number of Sell-Outs: 9
Setlist Essential: "Go Your Own Way"
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Total Gross: $57,138,765 Number of Shows: 57
Total Attendance: 697,093 Number of Sell-Outs: 25
Setlist Essential: "Single Ladies"
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Total Gross: $56,984,471 Number of Shows: 33
Total Attendance: 526,438 Number of Sell-Outs: 31
Setlist Essential: "My Heart Will Go On"
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Total Gross: $53,494,139 Number of Shows: 103
Total Attendance: 649,748 Number of Sell-Outs: 36
Setlist Essential: "Hallelujah"
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Total Gross: $52,338,154 Number of Shows: 58
Total Attendance: 997,158 Number of Sell-Outs: 23
Setlist Essential: "Crash Into Me"
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Total Gross: $49,908,542 Number of Shows: 70
Total Attendance: 1,046,973 Number of Sell-Outs: 42
Setlist Essential: "How You Remind Me"
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Total Gross: $45,658,648 Number of Shows: 31
Total Attendance: 690,936 Number of Sell-Outs: 9
Setlist: Essential: "Never Let Me Down Again"
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Total Gross: $42,862,677 Number of Shows: 109
Total Attendance: 1,010,067 Number of Sell-Outs: 43
Setlist Essential: "A Mad Russian's Christmas"
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Total Gross: $42,298,302 Number of Shows: 55
Total Attendance: 768,152 Number of Sell-Outs: 40
Setlist Essential: "Too Good to Be True"
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Total Gross: $39,314,413 Number of Shows: 69
Total Attendance: 728,655 Number of Sell-Outs: 7
Setlist Exclusive: "Prom Queen"
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Total Gross: $35,736,893 Number of Shows: 66
Total Attendance: 841,228 Number of Sell-Outs: 39
Setlist Exclusive: "Then"
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Total Gross: $33,650,567 Number of Shows: 10
Total Attendance: 275,256 Number of Sell-Outs: 7
Setlist Essential: "Live and Let Die"
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