Violinist and orchestra conductor André Rieu makes his second No. 1 appearance of the year at on the weekly Hot Tours ranking with box office grosses reported from tour dates during March and April which included ticket sales from 10 venues in North American and two in Brazil. Rounding out the top five tours are Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour, the Cure, Black Sabbath and Prince.
Country star Taylor Swift takes her Red Tour to No. 1 on the weekly Hot Tours chart for the first time since the show launched in mid-March based on box office grosses reported during the past week. Def Leppard, Carrie Underwood, Matchbox Twenty, Paul Anka and Nelly Furtado round out the list.
Keith Urban owns this week's No. 1 Hot Tours ranking based on the box office grosses from two venues on his seven-date tour through Australia. Six other touring artists join Urban on the list of 10 top-grossing tours -- including KISS, Barry Gibb, Guns 'N Roses and Neil Young -- thanks to Q1 box office stats from Australian venues.
Bruce Springsteen returns to the weekly Hot Tours tally with the first 2013 box office grosses reported from his Wrecking Ball World Tour that played 81 shows in 2012 and resumed on March 14 following a winter break.