Top Touring Artists of the Decade

Wes Orshoski
U2's Bono performs at Giants Stadium near New York City, September 23, 2009.

Nothing beats the live concert experience -- and no one knows that better than these 25 road warriors who rocked more faces (and made more money doing it!) than others this decade. Watch videos of each of the stars live in action, and relive your moment in the front row.

Total Gross: $869,471,325 Number of Shows: 264
Total Attendance: 8,236,586 Number of Sell-Outs: 190

Setlist Essential: "Sympathy for the Devil"
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Total Gross: $844,157,925 Number of Sell-Outs: 288
Total Attendance: 9,869,953 Number of Shows: 288

Setlist Essential: "Where the Streets Have No Name"
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Total Gross: $801,299,671 Number of Shows: 248
Total Attendance: 6,387,124 Number of Sell-Outs: 244

Setlist Essential: "Hung Up"
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Total Gross: $688,136,476 Number of Shows: 403
Total Attendance: 8,605,238 Number of Sell-Outs: 248

Setlist Essential: "The Rising"
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Total Gross: $603,804,670 Number of Shows: 541
Total Attendance: 5,789,833 Number of Sell-Outs: 470

Setlist Essential: "Rocket Man"
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Total Gross: $536,593,262 Number of Shows: 792
Total Attendance: 4,099,963 Number of Sell-Outs: 597

Setlist Essential: "It's All Coming Back to Me Now"
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Total Gross: $505,447,901 Number of Shows: 547
Total Attendance: 11,230,696 Number of Sell-Outs: 282

Setlist Essential: "Ants Marching"
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Total Gross: $477,931,760 Number of Shows: 622
Total Attendance: 9,210,288 Number of Sell-Outs: 409

Setlist Essential: "There Goes My Life"
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Total Gross: $419,481,741 Number of Shows: 249
Total Attendance: 5,384,747 Number of Sell-Outs: 224

Setlist Essential: "Blaze of Glory"
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Total Gross: $418,421,266 Number of Shows: 241
Total Attendance: 4,141,287 Number of Sell-Outs: 213

Setlist Essential: "Piano Man"
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Total Gross: $361,851,102 Number of Shows: 144
Total Attendance: 3,327,161 Number of Sell-Outs: 134

Setlist Essential: "Message in a Bottle"
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Total Gross: $347,640,186 Number of Shows: 240
Total Attendance: 3,107,832 Number of Sell-Outs: 174

Setlist Essential: "Hotel California" (see video)
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Total Gross: $303,950,209 Number of Shows: 388
Total Attendance: 5,203,501 Number of Sell-Outs: 175

Setlist Essential: "Real Good Man"
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Total Gross: $292,201,481 Number of Shows: 320
Total Attendance: 4,646,827 Number of Sell-Outs: 61

Setlist Essential: "Cryin'"
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Total Gross: $264,810,659 Number of Shows: 288
Total Attendance: 3,845,603 Number of Sell-Outs: 244

Setlist Essential: "Sweet Caroline"
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Total Gross: $257,319,809 Number of Shows: 383
Total Attendance: 3,402,569 Number of Sell-Outs: 171

Setlist Essential:
"Believe"
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Total Gross: $238,755,522 Number of Shows: 106
Total Attendance: 1,870,274 Number of Sell-Outs: 85

Setlist Essential: "Hey Jude"
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Total Gross: $233,773,789 Number of Shows: 281
Total Attendance: 3,022,292 Number of Sell-Outs: 148

Setlist Essential: "Maggie May"
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Total Gross: $227,568,718 Number of Shows: 187
Total Attendance: 3,581,445 Number of Sell-Outs: 93

Setlist Essential: "Fade to Black"
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Total Gross: $222,256,153 Number of Shows: 401
Total Attendance: 4,514,282 Number of Sell-Outs: 274

Setlist Essential:
"Too Good to Be True"
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Total Gross: $216,229,560 Number of Shows: 255
Total Attendance: 3,704,826 Number of Sell-Outs: 158

Setlist Essential: "I'm a Slave 4 U"
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Total Gross: $215,367,754 Number of Shows: 196
Total Attendance: 3,927,053 Number of Sell-Outs: 131

Setlist Essential: "Margaritaville"
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Total Gross: $212,012,527 Number of Shows: 168
Total Attendance: 3,205,895 Number of Sell-Outs: 106

Setlist Essential: "Nutbush City Limits"
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Total Gross: $271,904,093 Number of Shows: 542
Total Attendance: 6,355,046 Number of Sell-Outs: 200

Setlist Essential: "Should've Been a Cowboy"
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Total Gross: $203,605,519 Number of Shows: 728
Total Attendance: 5,045,297 Number of Sell-Outs: 309

Setlist Essential: "A Mad Russian's Christmas"
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