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Madonna performs on stage on the opening night of her 2009 Sticky & Sweet world tour at O2 Arena on July 4, 2009 in London, England. Redferns

Madonna's Sticky & Sweet tour was the big winner at the sixth annual Billboard Touring Awards, taking home honors for Top Tour and Top Draw, which acknowledge the highest-grossing and highest-attended tours of the year, respectively. Madonna's manager Guy Oseary won the Top Manager award.

The Billboard Touring Awards are based on worldwide data reported to Billboard Boxscore for the period Oct. 1, 2008, through Sept. 30, 2009. Other winners include Kenny Chesney's Sun City Carnival tour for Chesney's sixth straight Top Package award; Ill Divo for the Breakthrough award, U2 for the Top Boxscore award for the band's shows at Croke Park in Dublin last July, and Dane Cook for the Top Comedy Tour award.

Additionally, Keith Urban received the Concert Marketing & Promotion Award for his Escape Together tour sponsored by Kingsford and KC Masterpiece, and Jonas Brothers received the Eventful Fans' Choice Award, both determined by online voting. Warped tour founder Kevin Lyman received the Humanitarian Award, and Ozzy Osbourne was named Legend Of Live.

The complete list of winners at the Billboard Touring Awards are as follows:

Top Tour
Madonna, Sticky & Sweet

Top Draw
Madonna

Top Package
Kenny Chesney's Sun City Carnival tour with Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, Sugarland and Montgomery Gentry

Breakthrough
Il Divo

Top Comedy Tour
Dane Cook

Top Boxscore
U2 at Croke Park in Dublin

Top Festival
Oxegen, Naas, Ireland

Top Arena
O2 Arena, London

Top Venue (under 10,000 seats)
Radio City Music Hall, New York

Top Venue (Under 5,000 seats)
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

Top Club
9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.

Top Amphitheatre
Comcast Center, Mansfield, Mass.

Top Promoter
Live Nation

Top Independent Promoter (U.S.)
Jam Productions, Chicago

Top Independent Promoter (International)
Time For Fun, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Top Manager
Guy Oseary (Madonna)

Concert Marketing & Promotion Award
Keith Urban tour with KC Masterpiece & Kingsford

Top Agency
Creative Artists Agency

Humanitarian Award
Kevin Lyman

Eventful Fans' Choice Award
Jonas Brothers

Legend Of Live
Ozzy Osbourne

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