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Highest-Grossing Concerts of 2010
See which bands and artists raked in the most dough while on tour in 2010, according to Billboard.com.

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Did Your Favorite Make the Cut?

There‚Äôs nothing better than the rush of seeing your favorite artist live, but it can be a pricey way to show your admiration. Last year, the music industry felt the wrath of the economic downturn with weak album and tour sales, but some artists were able to still gross millions while on tour. Find out what artists were still able to rake in the millions on tour in 2010, according to Billboard.com 

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Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi

Total: $146,507,388
Number of shows sold out: 69 out of: 69

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U2 

Total: $131,502,369
Number of shows sold out: 22 out of: 22

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ACDC

AC/DC

Total: $122,633,027
Number of shows sold out: 19 out of: 28

 

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga 

Total: $116,227,987
Number of shows sold out: 101 out of: 122

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Black Eyed Peas

Total: $81,579,114
Number of shows sold out: 82 out of: 82

James Taylor and Carole King

James Taylor and Carole King

Total: $62,326,410
Number of shows sold out: 23 out of: 54

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Eagles

Eagles

Total: $62,166,344
Number of shows sold out: 12 out of:40

Metallica

Metallica

Total: $61,947,556
Number of shows sold out: 13 out of: 33

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Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews Band

Total: $61,247,906
Number of shows sold out: 25 out of: 57

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

Total: $55,760,403
Number of shows sold out: 20 out of: 21

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Michael Buble

Michael Buble

Total: $52,887,642
Number of shows sold out: 47 out of: 60

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Total: $47,395,108
Number of shows sold out: 51 out of: 134

Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw

Total: $44,782,598
Number of shows sold out: 29 out of: 71

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

Total: $44,696,605
Number of shows sold out: 16 out of: 46

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Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Total: $40,312,810
Number of shows sold out: 45 out of: 47

Andre Rieu

Andre Rieu

Total: $39,992,285
Number of shows sold out: 10 out of: 46

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley

Total: $38,638,839
Number of shows sold out: 32 out of: 62

Reba McEntire

George Strait and Reba McEntire

Total: $36,666,304
Number of shows sold out: 13 out of: 27

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Justin Beiber

Total: $35,600,276
Number of shows sold out: 57 out of: 62

Nickelback

Nickelback

Total: $35,035,196
Number of shows sold out: 16 out of: 41

Phish

Phish

Total: $33,240,962
Number of shows sold out: 21 out of: 43

Singer Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

Total: $33,126,226
Number of shows sold out: 13 out of: 23

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Rascall Flatts

Rascal Flatts

Total: $31,465,481
Number of shows sold out: 14 out of: 54

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

Total: $29,743,522
Number of shows sold out: 39 out of: 81

Tiesto

Tiesto

Total: $28,626,366
Number of shows sold out: 45 out of: 110

Highest-Grossing Concerts of 2010

See which bands and artists raked in the most dough while on tour in 2010, according to Billboard.com.

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