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Jonas Brothers Set Personal Record as Happiness Begins Tour Comes to an End

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The Jonas Brothers perform onstage during WCRF's "An Unforgettable Evening" at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel on Feb. 27, 2020 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

After six months on the road, the Jonas Brothers have wrapped the Happiness Begins Tour, hitting the March 21-dated Hot Tours recap (see below) at No. 3. Final reports from the trek’s European leg push total figures to $121.6 million and 1.223 million tickets sold after 90 shows, according to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore.

The Happiness Begins Tour launched on Aug. 7, 2019 at the American Airlines Arena and played 69 shows in the U.S. and Canada, through Dec. 15 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. In between legs, the trio played five shows in Mexico from Oct. 27 – Nov. 2. And finally, they hopped the pond for 16 shows in Europe between Jan. 29 and Feb. 22.

Not only did the band play the overwhelming majority of the tour stateside, the U.S. and Canada dates delivered the strongest per-show figures, averaging $1.52 million and 14,228 tickets per show, compared to grosses below $1 million and ticket counts between 11,400-11,500 in Mexico and Europe.

Four of the tour’s engagements land among the band’s top 10 showings ever, all in major cities, and all in the U.S. and Canada. Double-headers in New York (Madison Square Garden; Aug. 29-30) and Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl; Oct. 20-21) are their biggest grosses ever at $5.21 million and $3.66 million, respectively. Stints in Chicago (United Center; Sept. 19-20) and Toronto (Scotiabank Arena; Aug. 23-24) follow with $3.43 million and $2.82 million.

The 2019-20 trek brought the Jonas Brothers back to the touring circuit after close to a decade-long hiatus. It finishes as the band’s biggest tour ever, surpassing the World Tour 2009’s $95.6 million finish. The nine-figure total of the Happiness Begins Tour amounts to 44% of the band’s new career-gross, which now stands at $276.3 million.

See below for the full Hot Tours tally, featuring Madonna, The 1975, and Alejandro Fernandez.

 

HOT TOURS - MARCH 21, 2020 Ranked by Gross, Compiled from Boxscores reported March 10 - 16

ACT
Total Gross
Show Date Range
Venue, City (Shows/Sellouts)
Total Attendance (Capacity)

RANK
1. Post Malone
$25,882,610
Feb. 4 - Feb. 29
CHI Health Center, Omaha, Neb. (1/1)
Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo. (1/1)
Enterprise Center, St. Louis, Mo. (1/1)
Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Ind. (1/1)
Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill. (1/1)
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Mich. (1/1)
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ont. (1/1)
Prudential Center, Newark, N.J. (1/1)
NYCB Live, Home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y. (1/1)
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pa. (1/1)
Giant Center, Hershey, Pa. (1/1)
PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pa. (1/1)
Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C. (1/1)
Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, S.C. (1/1)
183,274 (183,274)

2. Madonna
$9,816,383
Jan. 29 - Feb. 16
Palladium, London (12/12)
26,002 (26,002)

3. Jonas Brothers
$8,053,923
Jan. 29 - Feb. 22
Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, England (1/1)
3Arena, Dublin, Ireland (1/1)
SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland (1/1)
Lotto Arena, Antwerp, Belgium (1/1)
Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin (1/1)
Lanxess Arena, Koln, Germany (1/1)
Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland (1/1)
Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy (1/1)
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain (1/1)
Sud de France Arena, Montpellier, France (1/1)
Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands (1/1)
AccorHotels Arena, Paris (1/1)
130,159 (130,159)

4. Maroon 5
$4,183,114
Feb. 23 - 24
Foro Sol, Mexico City (0/2)
72,383 (100,000)

5. Luke Combs
$3,025,724
Feb. 7 - 15
Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Mo. (1/1)
Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, Ill. (1/1)
Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pa. (1/1)
Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky. (1/1)
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Mich. (1/1)
60,909 (60,909)

6. The 1975
$2,463,229
Feb. 16 - 22
Utilita Arena, Newcastle, England (0/1)
O2 Arena, London (0/2)
43,083 (46,846)

7. Alejandro Fernandez
$2,201,615
Feb. 21 - 23
Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City (0/3)
27,857 (28,279)

8. Ana Gabriel
$2,083,078
Feb. 7 - 16
Payne Arena, Hidalgo, Texas (0/1)
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, Irving, Texas (1/1)
Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill. (1/1)
Infinite Energy Center, Duluth, Ga. (1/1)
22,383 (23,685)

9. Jo Koy
$1,671,699
Feb. 14 - 22
Abraham Chevez Theatre, El Paso, Texas (0/1)
The Forum, Inglewood, Calif. (2/2)
29,004 (29,011)

10. Andre Rieu
$1,576,203
Feb. 13 - 15
Chenmitz Arena, Chemnitz, Germany (0/1)
Messehalle, Erfurt, Germany (0/1)
TUI Arena, Hanover, Germany (0/1)
18,477 (20,061)