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Beyoncé capped off her 2009 world tour schedule with shows in the U.K. and Ireland in November, grossing more than $17 million from 10 performances. Recently reported by promoter AEG Live, the November box office totals place the R&B star at No. 1 on our latest Hot Tours rankings. The U.K. shows were a continuation of the I Am…Tour that kicked off in March 2009 and first played European venues from April to June. The additional November totals raise the singer's 2009 overall reported gross figure to $74.3 million. Next up for the tour is a slate of South American dates booked in February.

Comedian George Lopez ranks second on the Hot Tours list based on totals from his December performances at the NOKIA Theatre at L.A. Live in Los Angeles (Dec. 18-20, 26-27 & 29). Grosses totaled more than $2.5 million for the six-show run with a combined attendance of 35,490. Lopez has played multi-show engagements at the 7,100-seat L.A. venue during December for the past three years bringing in over $9.2 million at the box office. Just prior to this past December's run, he was inducted into NOKIA Theatre's Hall of Fame, the first artist to receive that distinction. He was honored as the first artist to appear at the venue for a total of 20 shows, selling over 100,000 tickets in the process.

Lady Gaga lands at No. 3 on the Hot Tour tally based on $1.3 million in ticket sales from four sold out concerts at New York City's Radio City Music Hall (Jan. 20-22, 24). The New York native's Monster Ball Tour began in late-November in Montreal and has continued steadily since then with bookings in venues throughout North America. The tour heads to Europe in February followed by stops in Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

Rank Artist/Event
Total Gross
Show Dates
Show Venue/City (Shows/Sellouts)
Total Attendance (Capacity)
1
BEYONCÉ
$17,166,070
Nov. 11-24
Echo Arena, Liverpool, U.K. (1/0)
National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, U.K. (1/0)
O2 Arena, London (2/0)
Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, U.K. (1/0)
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, U.K. (1/0)
Trent FM Arena, Nottingham, U.K. (1/0)
O2, Dublin (2/2)
Odyssey Arena, Belfast, U.K. (1/1)
120,809 (123,162)
2

GEORGE LOPEZ
$2,516,361
Dec. 18-29
NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live, Los Angeles (6/0)
35,490 (37,146)
3

LADY GAGA
$1,360,515
Jan. 20-24
Radio City Music Hall, New York (4/4)
23,684 (23,684)
4
EDDIE IZZARD
$841,540
Jan. 16
Madison Square Garden, New York (1/1)
12,652 (12,652)
5

RAY DAVIES
$443,634
Nov. 21-Dec. 19
Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, Pa. (1/0)
Corn Exchange, Cambridge, U.K. (1/1)
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, U.K. (1/1)
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, U.K. (1/0)
HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London (1/0)
8,637 (10,342)
6

BOYS LIKE GIRLS
$400,037
Oct. 23-Dec. 12
Warfield Theatre, San Francisco (1/1)
House of Blues, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (2/1)
The Tabernacle, Atlanta (1/0)
Clutch Cargo, Pontiac, Mich. (1/1)
Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, N.J. (2/2)
NOKIA Theatre Times Square, New York (1/1)
16,390 (17,237)
7

DETHKLOK
$397,535
Oct. 27-Nov. 18
House of Blues, Boston (2/1)
House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. (1/0)
Hard Rock Live, Orlando (1/1)
Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, Pompano Beach, Fla. (1/0)
Verizon Wireless Theater, Houston (1/0)
House of Blues, Las Vegas (1/0)
13,333 (18,844)
8
GUNS N' ROSES
$389,492
Jan. 25
John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario (1/0)
5,286 (6,475)
9

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD
$333,762
Oct. 25-Nov. 21
House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. (1/0)
Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St. Paul, Minn. (1/0)
The Fillmore, Denver (1/0)
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, Calif. (1/0)
The Fillmore, San Francisco (1/0)
House of Blues, Las Vegas (1/1)
Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles (1/1)
15,065 (18,149)
10

MAZE FEATURING FRANKIE BEVERLY
$321,486
Jan. 16
NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live, Los Angeles (1/0)
5,250 (5,387)

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