Rolling Stones, U2, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen top Tours of Last 42 Years
It’s only rock and roll-and concert goers like it, making The Rolling Stones the top grossing touring act of the last 42 years, according to Pollstar.
The Stones earned a satisfying $2.17 billion between July 7, 1980, and July 1, 2022.
U2 fans found what they were looking for, as the band earned a second place finish with $2.12 billion in concert grosses.
Other rock artists in the top 10 of the list are Elton John at #3 with $1.75 billion; Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band at #4 with $1.53 billion; Bon Jovi at #7 with $1.33 billion; the Eagles at #8 with $1.31 billion; Metallica at #9 with $1.22 billion; and Paul McCartney at #10 with $1.19 billion.
Billy Joel missed the top 10 by one, coming in 11th place. Roger Waters landed at #18 and Sir Rod Stewart fans still find him sexy, landing at #19.