Music venues are key to the overall success of the live entertainment business. The Billboard Touring Conference & Awards taking place Nov. 13-14 in New York will recognize the world's highest-grossing facilities for the 2013 touring season. Here's a look at the venue finalists, based on Billboard Boxscore results between Oct. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013.

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The O2 Arena in London has hosted more than 200 events during the past 12 months, ranging from superstar concerts and music awards shows to basketball games and boxing matches.

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