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Showtime Feature: Top Tours of 2018

PLSN Staff • FeaturesJanuary 2019 • January 14, 2019

Ed Sheeran Photo by Ralph Larmann

Over-the-top stadium shows seem to have become commonplace in the last year. This shows just how many people are longing for live entertainment these days. When constant stadium filling giants such as Luke Bryan, Drake and Roger Waters can’t crack the top 10 in attendance or ticket dollars (based on Billboard’s Nov. 1-Oct. 31 touring chart year), you know it’s been a busy year for tours. PLSN gathered info from multiple sources and is proud to formulate this list of the top-selling tours of 2018, along with the vendors, the gear and the people who make every touring production happen — the crew.

The Top Tours:

ED SHEERAN © Steve Jennings

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift’s critically acclaimed sixth album, reputation, was released November 10, 2017 on Big Machine Records. (PRNewsfoto/Big Machine Label Group)

Taylor Swift

Beyonce And Jay-Z Complete Incredible OTR II Tour Across Europe And North America


BRUNO MARS © Steve Jennings

Bruno Mars

PINK © Steve Jennings


Justin Timberlake 2018 photo by Ralph Larmann

Justin Timberlake

U2 © Steve Jennings


Rolling Stones 2018 photo by mhvogel courtesy disguise

Rolling Stones

Kenny Chesney 2018

Kenny Chesney

DEF LEPPARD © Steve Jennings

Journey & Def Leppard

Eagles to Perform Their First-Ever Concert at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville Exclusively for SiriusXM on October 29 (PRNewsfoto/Sirius XM Holdings Inc.)

The Eagles


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