'Glee' 3D Concert Movie Bombs at Box Office
'Glee' 3D Concert Movie Bombs at Box Office

Glee Live! In Concert! reigns as the week's No. 1 Hot Tour based on box office grosses reported for the summer concert outing which features the cast of the popular Fox television show. The tour kicked off its North American trek on May 21 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, followed by arena performances in 17 more cities before wrapping with a two-show stint at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. on June 18. The European leg began just four days later with multiple shows in two U.K. markets, Manchester and London, followed by four shows in Dublin to close out the tour. Seven performances at London's O2 Arena from June 25th through the 30th produced a gross of £5.3 million ($8.4 million US$), the tour's top gross at a single venue. The overall gross from the tour came to $40.8 million with 485,852 tickets sold at 40 sold out concerts.

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Sade takes the second slot on Hot Tours with ticket sales reported from the North American leg of her world tour that began on June 16 at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena. Touring in support of the album "Soldier of Love," released last year, the British singer has sold a total of 312,840 tickets for 32 performances, running from the Baltimore stop through a three-show run at Chicago's United Center on Aug. 5-7. Grosses from the North American leg total $28.8 million so far, with more to come before the tour wraps up in mid-September in the U.S. and Canada. European dates are on the itinerary for November. Reported revenue from 12 more shows on Taylor Swift's Speak Now World Tour place the country star at No. 3 with a gross of $12.6 million. The tour's North American tally now stands at $38.6 million. Veteran heavy metal band Iron Maiden follows at No. 4 with totals reported from its trek through the U.K. in July and August. With 115,582 fans in attendance for 10 sold out performances, the band grossed £4.4 million ($7.2 million US$) in its home country.

U2, ranked No. 5 this week, ended its record-breaking 360° Tour with a final performance in Canada on July 30. A sellout crowd of 66,823 at Magnetic Hill in Moncton, New Brunswick added $6.1 million to the tour's overall total that tops $736,000,000. After 110 performances, more than 7.2 million fans attended the tour that spanned June 2009 through July 2011. The 360° Tour wrapped as the highest-grossing tour on record , based on concert box office stats reported to Billboard.

Rank Artist/Event
Total Gross
Show Dates
Show Venue/City (Shows/Sellouts)
Total Attendance (Capacity)
1 GLEE LIVE! IN CONCERT!
$40,854,811
May 21-July 3
Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas (1/1)
Power Balance Pavilion, Sacramento (1/1)
HP Pavilion, San Jose (2/2)
Honda Center, Anaheim (1/1)
Staples Center, Los Angeles (2/2)
Valley View Casino Center, San Diego (1/1)
Target Center, Minneapolis (1/1)
Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis (1/1)
Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill. (3/3)
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. (1/1)
TD Garden, Boston (1/1)
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia (1/1)
Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. (1/1)
Air Canada Centre, Toronto (4/4)
Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Mich. (1/1)
Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland (1/1)
Izod Center, East Rutherford, N.J. (2/2)
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y. (2/2)
Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, U.K. (2/2)
O2 Arena, London (7/7)
O2, Dublin (4/4)
485,852 (485,852)
2 SADE
$28,827,756
June 16-Aug. 7
1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore (1/1)
CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh (1/0)
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia (1/0)
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y. (1/0)
Valley View Casino Center, San Diego (1/1)
Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. (1/1)
Izod Center, East Rutherford, N.J. (1/1)
Prudential Center, Newark, N.J. (1/1)
Air Canada Centre, Toronto (1/1)
Bell Centre, Montreal (1/1)
Trump Taj Mahal, Mark Etess Arena, Atlantic City, N.J. (1/1)
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. (1/0)
TD Garden, Boston (1/0)
Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis (1/0)
Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland (1/0)
Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio (1/0)
Philips Arena, Atlanta (2/2)
BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, Fla. (1/1)
American Airlines Arena, Miami (1/1)
Amway Center, Orlando (1/0)
New Orleans Arena, New Orleans (1/1)
Toyota Center, Houston (1/1)
American Airlines Center, Dallas (1/1)
Sprint Center, Kansas City (1/0)
Scottrade Center, St. Louis (1/0)
FedExForum, Memphis (1/0)
Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte (1/0)
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville (1/0)
Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Mich. (1/0)
United Center, Chicago (3/2)
312,840 (340,098)
3 TAYLOR SWIFT
$12,639,252
June 30-July 30
Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, N.C. (1/1)
Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn. (1/1)
Bell Centre, Montreal (1/1)
Air Canada Centre, Toronto (2/2)
Prudential Center, Newark, N.J. (4/4)
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Mich. (1/1)
Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis (1/1)
Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland (1/1)
162,827 (162,827)
4 IRON MAIDEN
$7,279,444
July 20-Aug. 6
Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre, Glasgow, U.K. (1/1)
Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre, Aberdeen, U.K. (1/1)
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, U.K. (1/1)
Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, U.K. (1/1)
Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, U.K. (1/1)
Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, U.K. (1/1)
National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, U.K. (1/1)
Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, U.K. (1/1)
O2 Arena, London (2/2)
115,582 (115,582)
5 U2
$6,127,953
July 30
Magnetic Hill, Moncton, New Brunswick (1/1)
66,823 (66,823)
6 AMERICAN IDOLS LIVE

$2,523,885
Aug. 2-7
Sprint Center, Kansas City (1/1)
Target Center, Minneapolis (1/1)
Bradley Center, Milwaukee (1/1)
Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill. (1/1)
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit (1/1)
47,725 (47,725)
7 BRAD PAISLEY
$1,688,997
Aug. 6-7
First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, Ill. (1/1)
Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus, Ohio (1/1)
46,710 (46,710)
8 NKOTBSB
$1,139,814
May 30-Aug. 7
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. (2/1)
John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario (1/0)
14,586 (15,374)
9 MÖTLEY CRÜE
$945,482
July 27-29
Cheyenne Frontier Days, Cheyenne, Wyo. (1/1)
Covelli Centre, Youngstown, Ohio (1/1)
15,153 (15,153)
10 KEITH URBAN
$748,785
July 22-31
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Mich. (1/0)
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Ind. (1/0)
15,010 (17,477)