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Taylor Swift's '1989' Tour is Highest Grossing Concert of 2015

Taylor Swift's '1989' Tour is Highest Grossing Concert of 2015

Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour is 2015′s highest grossing concert with a total of $250 million worldwide, the LA Times reports.

The 26-year-old pop star sold almost 2.3 million tickets during the tour of 83 shows in 53 cities.

Taylor also broke the $162 million record for North American dates with a total of $200 million.

One Direction placed at No. 3 with a global gross of $158.8 million. ACDC, U2 and the Foo Fighters were all in the top five.

For the first time, Ed Sheeran reached the top ten at No. 7 with a global total of $117.3 million.

Together, the top 20 acts of the year grossed a combined $2.2 billion and sold more than 24 million tickets in 2015.

Click inside to see the top 20 grossing acts of 2015…

1. Taylor Swift, $250 million
2. ACDC, $180 million
3. One Direction, $158.8 million
4. U2, $152.2 million
5. The Foo Fighters, $127 million
6. Fleetwood Mac, $125.1 million
7. Ed Sheeran, $117.3 million
8. Kenny Chesney, $116.4 million
9. Garth Brooks, $114.9 million
10. Rolling Stones, $174.50 million
11. Madonna, $88.4 million
12. Kevin Hart $82.2 million
13. Paul McCartney $77.7 million
14. Elton John, $77.6 million
15. Violetta, $76.8 million
16. Maroon 5, $72 million
17. Luke Bryan, $71.8 million
18. Billy Joel, $69.9 million
19. Shania Twain, $69 million
20. Neil Diamond, $68 million

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  • Wendy

    Why are the Rolling Stones number 10 when they made more money than all of them except ACDC and Taylor Swift? Or is that a typo?

  • Wendy

    Went to the site, they made 109 million, $174.50 was how much their tickets sold for, you might want to fix that Jared.

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