Bon Jovi Leads Hot Tours Tally With $31M Earned (And Counting) From Latest Trek

Jon Bon Jovi performs during Bon Jovi 'This House Is Not for Sale' tour at Wells Fargo Center on March 31, 2017 in Philadelphia.
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Jon Bon Jovi performs during Bon Jovi 'This House Is Not for Sale' tour at Wells Fargo Center on March 31, 2017 in Philadelphia. 

Bon Jovi is in familiar territory this week, landing atop the latest Hot Tours tally (see below), a list of the 10 highest-grossing tours based on box office counts reported during the past week. The band’s This House Is Not for Sale Tour through North American markets leads the pack with $31.2 million in revenue earned from shows occurring during the first quarter of 2017. The number of tickets sold totals 359,055 from 23 arena performances during a seven-week time period beginning with the Feb. 8 opener through the end of March.

The North American leg of the tour continued past March 31, however, and included six more performances through April 15. Although sales from those shows have not yet been reported by promoter Live Nation, estimated ticket sales take the overall gross to about $40 million at this point from almost a half-million sold seats.

The best box office results included in this slate of concerts occurred at the final show in the tally: the March 31 performance at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. Attendance hit 18,673 at the arena with revenue reaching just over $1.7 million.

The tour supports Bon Jovi’s most recent studio album This House Is Not For Sale that debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 last November. Unlike earlier touring efforts during the past decade -- such as 2013’s Because We Can tour that played in six continents -- this new tour only includes two legs. The opening trek through the U.S. and Canada that launched in February wrapped in April after a nine-week run. The second leg, set to kick off on Sept. 14 in Chile, will hit five cities in South America before wrapping at the end of that month.

  HOT TOURS - May 2, 2017
  Ranked by Gross.  Compiled from Boxscores reported April 25-May 1
   
Rank ACT
  Total Gross
  Show Date Range
  Venue/City (Shows/Sellouts)
  Total Attendance (Capacity)
   
1 BON JOVI
  $31,220,443
  Feb. 8-March 31
  Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, S.C. (1/0)
  Philips Arena, Atlanta (1/0)
  BB&T Center, Sunrise, Fla. (1/0)
  Amalie Arena, Tampa (1/0)
  BJCC Arena, Birmingham, Ala. (1/0)
  Bridgestone Arena, Nashville (1/1)
  Scottrade Center, St. Louis (1/0)
  Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City (1/0)
  American Airlines Center, Dallas (1/0)
  T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas (1/1)
  Golden 1 Center, Sacramento (1/0)
  SAP Center, San Jose (1/0)
  Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix (1/1)
  Viejas Arena, San Diego (1/0)
  The Forum, Inglewood, Calif. (1/0)
  FedExForum, Memphis (1/0)
  Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio (1/0)
  Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland (1/0)
  Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis (1/0)
  United Center, Chicago (1/0)
  Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minn. (1/0)
  Joe Louis Arena, Detroit (1/0)
  Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia (1/0)
  359,055 (375,800)
   
2 ARIANA GRANDE
  $14,452,922
  Feb. 3-March 31
  Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix (1/0)
  CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Neb. (1/0)
  SNHU Arena, Manchester, N.H. (1/0)
  KeyBank Center, Buffalo, N.Y. (1/0)
  Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland (1/0)
  Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. (1/0)
  Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia (1/0)
  TD Garden, Boston (1/0)
  Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio (1/0)
  Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis (1/0)
  Palace of Auburn Hills (Mich.) (1/0)
  United Center, Chicago (1/0)
  Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minn. (1/0)
  Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo. (1/0)
  Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City (1/0)
  KeyArena, Seattle (1/0)
  Golden 1 Center, Sacramento (1/0)
  SAP Center, San Jose (1/0)
  The Forum, Inglewood, Calif. (1/0)
  200,219 (255,674)
   
3 STEVIE NICKS
  $13,513,435
  Feb. 23-March 31
  Reno (Nev.) Events Center (1/0)
  Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City (1/0)
  Moda Center, Portland (1/0)
  Viejas Arena, San Diego (1/0)
  BOK Center, Tulsa, Okla. (1/0)
  FedExForum, Memphis (1/0)
  CenturyLink Center, Bossier City, La. (1/0)
  Smoothie King Center, New Orleans (1/0)
  Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio (1/0)
  PNC Arena, Raleigh, N.C. (1/0)
  Amway Center, Orlando (1/0)
  Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville (1/0)
  John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Va. (1/0)
  Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore (1/0)
  Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis (1/0)
  PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh (1/0)
  141,174 (162,891)
   
4 DRAKE
  $13,301,000
  Jan. 30-March 20
  O2 Arena, London (8/0)
  128,523 (140,142)
   
5 RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
  $10,109,472
  Feb. 2-April 29
  Joe Louis Arena, Detroit (1/0)
  Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia (2/0)
  KeyArena, Seattle (1/0)
  Verizon Arena, North Little Rock, Ark. (1/0)
  Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville (1/1)
  Amway Center, Orlando (1/1)
  Amalie Arena, Tampa (1/1)
  American Airlines Arena, Miami (1/1)
  117,001 (119,922)
   
6 MAROON 5
  $6,253,287
  Feb. 20-March 8
  BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wis. (1/0)
  Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland (1/0)
  U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati (1/0)
  Times Union Center, Albany, N.Y. (1/0)
  KeyBank Center, Buffalo, N.Y. (1/0)
  69,222 (74,099)
   
7 BILLY JOEL
  $4,623,823
  April 28
  SunTrust Park, Atlanta (1/1)
  37,109 (37,109)
   
8 TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS
  $2,817,507
  April 25-27
  Bridgestone Arena, Nashville (1/1)
  Philips Arena, Atlanta (1/1)
  31,204 (31,204)
   
9 TWENTY ONE PILOTS
  $2,739,628
  Feb. 1-28
  CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Neb. (1/0)
  Save Mart Center, Fresno, Calif. (1/0)
  Tucson Convention Center (1/0)
  American Airlines Center, Dallas (1/0)
  Amalie Arena, Tampa (1/0)
  57,148 (58,687)
   
10 NEIL DIAMOND
  $2,130,156
  April 19-30
  Bridgestone Arena, Nashville (1/0)
  Philips Arena, Atlanta (1/0)
  23,974 (27,359)
   
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