2019 Year-End Charts

Pink Hits Career-High Tour Earnings in Australia & New Zealand

Ryan Aylsworth
P!NK

The diva is now the second-highest-grossing artist of all time Down Under, behind only The Rolling Stones.

Pink leads the Hot Tours tally (see below) dated Nov. 17, 2018, with reports from the Oceania leg of the Beautiful Trauma World Tour. The enduring diva headed to Australia and New Zealand over the summer and grossed a staggering $80.4 million from 42 shows, according to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore.

Pink has built up an especially impressive fanbase in Australia, having played 46 shows there in 2013 and 59 dates on 2009’s Funhouse Tour. Take a look below to see her trajectory over the last 11 years, increasing her intake with each tour.

2007: $19,799,467; 307,825 tickets sold; 36 shows

2009: $55,445,125; 669,824 tickets sold; 59 shows

2013: $72,718,000; 593,817 tickets sold; 46 shows

2018: $80,353,446; 559,361 tickets sold; 42 shows

With this year’s additional $80 million, Pink’s career gross climbs to $228 million -- making her the second-highest-grossing artist of all time in Australia and New Zealand, behind only The Rolling Stones ($429.8 million).

Another artist making waves Down Under is Cher, impacting the Hot Tours recap at No. 5. In all, she played two shows in New Zealand, grossing $1.7 million and 12 shows in Australia, pulling in $12.3 million, selling a combined 115,776 tickets.

See below for the full Hot Tours recap, including rock legends Paul McCartney and Eric Clapton and some of 2018’s biggest chart-toppers, Drake and Bruno Mars.

 HOT TOURS - NOV. 17, 2018
 Ranked by Gross, Compiled from Boxscores reported Nov. 6 - Nov. 12
  
 ACT
 Total Gross
 Show Date Range
 Venue, City (Shows/Sellouts)
 Total Attendance (Capacity)
  
RANK 
1Pink
 $29,338,144
 Aug. 14 - Sept. 11
 Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia (0/6)
 Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand (0/1)
 Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand (0/7)
 160,313 (163,390)
  
2Drake
 $17,382,997 
 Aug. 21 - Oct. 29
 Scotiabank Arena, Toronto (2/2)
 The Forum, Inglewood, Calif. (4/4)
 Oracle Arena, Oakland, Calif. (3/3)
 151,046 (151,046)
  
3Bruno Mars
 $17,196,882 
 Sept. 22 - Oct. 12
 Scotiabank Arena, Toronto (2/2)
 Barclays Center, Brooklyn (2/2)
 Bridgestone Arena, Nashville (2/2)
 BOK Center, Tulsa, Okla. (2/2)
 118,550 (118,550)
  
4Elton John
 Sept. 21 - Oct. 19
 $12,958,315.00
 Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C. (2/2)
 NYCB Live, Home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y. (1/1)
 PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pa. (1/1)
 Madison Square Garden, New York (2/2)
 86,186 (86,186)
  
5Cher
 $10,957,430 
 Sept. 21 - Oct. 20
 Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand (0/2)
 Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia (2/2)
 Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia (0/3)
 Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia (0/1)
 WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong, Australia (0/1)
 Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney (0/2)
 91,348 (95,126)
  
6Ed Sheeran
 $9,218,807 
 Nov. 7 - 10
 Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla. (1/1)
 Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Ga. (1/1)
 102,026 (102,026)
  
7Paul McCartney
 $9,078,239 
 Sept. 17 - 30
 Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Quebec (0/1)
 Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec (1/1)
 Bell MTS Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba (1/1)
 Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta (1/1)
 58,990 (58,990)
  
8Maroon 5
 $8,254,261 
 Sept. 27 - Oct. 15
 Scotiabank Arena, Toronto (1/1)
 Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C. (0/1)
 Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia (0/1)
 Madison Square Garden, New York (2/2)
 71,881 (73,513)
  
9Eric Clapton
 $6,741,558 
 Oct. 6-7
 Madison Square Garden, New York (2/2)
 30,496 (30,496)
  
10Metallica
 $6,459,750 
 Oct. 18 - 29
 PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pa. (0/1)
 Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia (1/1)
 Times Union Center, Albany, N.Y. (1/1)
 52,708 (52,971)

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