Guns N’ Roses, Coldplay are highest-grossing tours of 2017


The reunited Guns N’ Roses began their Not in This Lifetime tour in April 2016 and have been filling stadiums around the world, with 23 shows in all having raked in $99 million and drawn 909,666 attendees, according to Billboard.

Coldplay comes in second with $86.8 million earned over 16 shows, while Justin Bieber takes the third spot with 28 shows and $63.5 million in earnings.

Stevie Nicks is the sole female in the top ten, with 40 shows grossing $35.5 million, earning the artist the tenth-place slot.

The top ten tours are as follows:

  1. Guns N’ Roses
  2. Coldplay
  3. Justin Bieber
  4. U2
  5. Red Hot Chili Peppers
  6. Eric Church
  7. Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  8. Billy Joel
  9. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
  10. Steve Nicks