1. Bon Jovi Tops Hot Tours with $26.3 Million

    November 15, 2013 3:37 PM EST Fresh off its multiple win night at the Billboard Touring Awards , Bon Jovi earns the week’s top Hot Tours ranking with revenue reported from the Because We Can tour’s third trek through U.S. and Canadian markets this year. Ticket sales totaled ...

  2. P!nk Tops Hot Tours Chart For Second Straight Week, Grosses $30.7 Million

    June 20, 2013 2:18 PM EDT P!nk earns the No. 1 Hot Tours ranking for the second week in a row with $30.7 million in grosses reported from the European leg of her world tour.  Last week, ticket totals from the tour's North American leg dominated the Hot Tours tally w ...

  3. Top 25 Tours of 2012

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article Artists are ranked by gross, compiled from Billboard Boxscores reported from Nov. 9, 2011, to Nov. 13, 2012. The Best of 2012: The Year in Music | The Year in Touring 1 Madonna Total Gross: $228,406,085 Number of Shows: 72 Total Attend ...

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  5. Barbra Streisand Tops Hot Tours Chart Followed by Andre Rieu, Jennifer Lopez

    November 20, 2012 4:04 PM EST Barbra Streisand reigns atop the weekly Hot Tours ranking with ticket revenue reported from arena performances on her trek through North American markets during October and November. The Live Nation-produced concerts generated more than $31.3 mill ...

  6. Hot Tours: Barbra Streisand Tops with North American Performances

    November 20, 2012 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Barbra Streisand reigns atop the weekly Hot Tours ranking with ticket revenue reported from arena performances on her trek through North American markets during October and November. The Live Nation-produced concerts generated more than $31.3 millio ...

  7. One Direction Sweeps U.K. Charts With Top Song, Album

    November 19, 2012 7:35 AM EST 0 0 0 One Direction completed a U.K. chart takeover yesterday, debuting at No. 1 with both their "Take Me Home" album and "Little Things" single. There were also top three debuts for Rod Stewart and the Rolling Stones on the album char ...

  8. One Direction Top UK Album and Singles Charts

    November 19, 2012 6:08 AM EST One Direction completed a U.K. chart takeover yesterday (Nov. 18), debuting at No. 1 with both their "Take Me Home" album and "Little Things" single (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment). There were also top three debuts for Ro ...

  9. Robbie Williams Crowned U.K. Charts King: Top Song, Album

    November 12, 2012 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Robbie Williams is celebrating a double victory in the U.K. charts, starting a second week atop the singles survey with "Candy" and debuting at No. 1 with the album "Take The Crown." It's the tenth chart-topping title of a s ...

  10. Robbie Williams Tops UK Album and Singles Chart

    November 12, 2012 7:49 AM EST Robbie Williams is celebrating a double victory in the U.K. charts, starting a second week atop the singles survey with "Candy" and debuting at No. 1 with the album "Take The Crown" (Universal Island). It's the tenth chart ...

  11. Benjamin Grosvenor Youngest To Scoop Classic BRIT Critics' Award

    October 03, 2012 10:42 AM EDT Twenty year-old Essex pianist Benjamin Grosvenor became the youngest male recipient of a Classic BRIT Award last night, snatching the Critics' Award from Sir Simon Rattle and Jirí Belohlávek at the ceremony which took place at London's A ...

  12. Hot Tours: Andre Rieu, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley

    June 22, 2012 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dutch violinist and orchestra conductor André Rieu earns the No. 1 ranking on this week's Hot Tours chart with box office grosses reported from his concert performances in European arenas during April and May as well as a series of shows in Bra ...

  13. Universal Music Group Launches Mercury Classics Label

    April 05, 2012 8:31 AM EDT Dr. Alexander Burh will helm Universal Music's new Mercury Classics label. Mercury is rising. Universal Music Group announced yesterday it is launching Mercury Classics, a new classical music label. The new venture aims to be an "artist ...

  14. Susan Boyle, Rihanna Rise Again on U.K. Charts

    November 14, 2011 9:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Susan Boyle 's "Someone To Watch Over Me" became her third straight U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Nov. 13). The Official Charts Company's new data also showed "We Found Love," by Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, returning ...

  15. The Waltz King: With 30 Million Discs Sold, It Doesn't Matter What Critics Think About Andre Rieu

    November 01, 2011 2:45 PM EDT No Respect: Andre Rieu, "The Waltz King," who has sold more than 30 million CDs and DVDs worldwide, is preparing to return to American shores with a new album and tour. The man known as "the Waltz King" has sold more than 30 mi ...

  16. Hot Tours: U2, Luis Miguel, Alejandro Fernandez

    June 03, 2011 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 U 2 is back in familiar territory, topping the latest Hot Tours ranking with $32.5 million in ticket sales reported from three recent dates on the band's ongoing 360° Tour. Mexico City's Estadio Azteca drew 282,978 fans for performances on ...

  17. Alison Balsom, Il Divo, Vilde Frang Win 2011 Classic BRIT Awards

    May 13, 2011 11:40 AM EDT Alison Balsom with her 2011 Female Artists of the Year Classic Brit Award. British trumpeter Alison Balsom bagged her third Classic BRIT award last night (May 12) and her second as Female Artist of the Year securing her place as one of the UK' ...

  18. Hot Tours: U2, André Rieu, Linkin Park

    February 17, 2011 11:09 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 is the latest Hot Tours champ, topping the ranking with box office totals reported from its Feb. 13 concert at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, the first of two 360° Tour performances in South Africa. With ticket sales grosses topping 68.2 mi ...

  19. Hot Tours: The Eagles, Roger Waters, Michael Buble

    December 09, 2010 12:21 PM EST 0 0 0 The Eagle s top this week's Hot Tours rankings with $5.8 million in box office grosses from two performances at Acer Arena in Sydney on Dec. 6-7. The band is wrapping its 2010 Long Road out of Eden tour schedule with concerts in five Australian ...

  20. Take That Tops 500,000 In First Week U.K. Sales

    November 22, 2010 7:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Take That made a century's-best debut atop the U.K. album chart, as "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) recorded the biggest first-week sales for any album in the market for 13 years, according to the Official Charts Company. Meanwhile, Br ...

  21. Andre Rieu Postpones Tour

    September 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Multi-million selling Dutch violinist Andre Rieu has postponed his concerts in the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand because of illness. He will resume the tour on Nov. 18 at Belgium's Antwerp Sportpaleis. The sold-out tour was due to ...

  22. Hot Tours: André Rieu, Heart, Justin Bieber

    September 16, 2010 1:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dutch violinist André Rieu tops the Hot Tours list this week largely due to eight concerts he performed during July in the Vrijthof, the main square in Maastricht, the city where he lives in the Netherlands. The concerts, staged outdoors in the city ...

  23. Andre Rieu's Maastricht Show To Hit Cinemas

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT André Rieu's Maastricht concert is being broadcasted live in cinemas across Europe on July 20. Arts Alliance Media will broadcast his homecoming concert via satellite to cinemas in 27 countries, including the U.K., Ireland, France, Spain, Por ...

  24. André Rieu: The Billboard Q&A

    May 07, 2010 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The executives at André Rieu Productions are fond of calling their multimillion-selling boss "the most popular unknown artist in the world." They had better start thinking of a new sobriquet. That in-house nickname may have once accurately ...

  25. Hot Tours: André Rieu, George Strait, Taylor Swift

    April 29, 2010 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dutch violinist André Rieu tops the latest Hot Tours ranking with a heavily back-dated reported gross from 53 European concerts dating from November through February. The shows, primarily in France and Germany, were part of the classical artist¹s th ...

  26. Sade Soldiers On Atop Euro Chart

    March 11, 2010 12:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Sade 's "Soldier of Love" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) secures a fourth week atop Billboard's European Albums chart. But there's a surprise on Hot 100 Singles where, in a close-fought race, Belgian singer-songwriter Strom ...

  27. U.K. Haiti Benefit Single Debuts At No. 1

    February 15, 2010 8:32 AM EST 0 0 0 Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment's star-packed charity cover of R.E.M. 's "Everybody Hurts," rush-released under the name Helping Haiti to raise funds for victims of the Haiti earthquake, stormed to No. 1 on the new U.K. singl ...

  28. Alicia Keys Scores First U.K. No. 1 Album

    February 08, 2010 8:33 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys is celebrating her first U.K. No. 1 album, after "The Element of Freedom" (J/Sony Music Entertainment) moved up one place on the new Official Charts Company survey. Owl City 's "Fireflies" (Universal Island) star ...

  29. 'Hope For Haiti Now' Tops U.K. Chart

    February 01, 2010 8:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Owl City 's "Fireflies" (Universal Island) started a second week as the U.K.'s favorite single, as Paolo Nutini 's "Sunny Side Up" (Atlantic/Warner Music) returned to No. 1 on the artist album chart. But perhaps th ...

  30. Florence And The Machine Takes U.K. No. 1

    January 18, 2010 9:51 AM EST 0 0 0 Florence and the Machine 's debut album "Lungs" (Universal Island) finally claimed the No. 1 spot it was denied in an opening five-week run at No. 2 last summer, as the new U.K. sales charts were announced. There was a second week ato ...

  31. Andre Rieu Goes To The Cinema Down Under

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dutch classical crossover superstar Andre Rieu will take the cinecasting route to set up his "You'll Never Walk Alone" CD release Down Under, due May 1. Hoyts' cinema in Moore Park, Sydney, will host a red carpet premiere of Ri ...

  32. Fundraising Efforts For Aus Bushfire Tragedy Victims

    February 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Andre Rieu, Midnight Oil and Delta Goodrem are among dozens of high profile artists who have thrown their support behind fundraising efforts for victims of Australia's destructive bushfires. American superstars ...

  33. Kings Of Leon Rule Down Under

    January 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kings Of Leon's fourth studio album "Only By The Night" (Sony) was the best-selling album of the year just ended Down Under, according to the Australian Recording Industry Association. "Only By The Night" enjoyed a four-we ...

  34. Andre Rieu's 'Live In Australia' DVD Outsells Pink

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST First it was Aussie stadium operators. Now it's the turn of Aussie retailers to enjoy some pre-Christmas cheer from Dutch violinist Andre Rieu. Universal Music Australia is boasting record-busting first week scans for a music DVD, after the c ...

  35. Universal Australia Scores Classical Chart Record

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has set a chart record on the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Classical album listing by taking every place in the Top 20 with its own labels or distributed product. Dutch violin player Andre Rieu occupie ...