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Top Worldwide Tours of 2013

Bon Jovi won 2013.

In terms of Worldwide tours, Bon Jovi came out on top. Bon Jovi grossed 259.5 million on 102 shows last year. The bands tour took them to locations that the band has been absent for many years. These locations include Wales, South Africa, Bulgaria and Poland.

The The top 20 worldwide tours of 2013 made $2.43 billion, compared to $1.96 billion in worldwide sales in 2012, which is a 24% increase.

In North America only, Taylor Swift came out on top earning $112.7 million beating Bon Jovi who earnted 107.3 million

The Top 10 Worldwide tours are as follows

#10 One Direction

One Direction
One Direction

Total Gross: 114.0 Million
Cities: 78
Shows: 136

The band has toured each year since 2011. Their second tour “Take Me Home” consisted of 131 shows and ended in November 2013. Their third tour called “Where We Are” will commence April 2014 and run thru October 2014

One Direction
One Direction

#9 Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode

Total Gross: 119.6 Million
Cities: 68
Shows: 73

#8 Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Total Gross: 131.0 Million
Cities: 52
Shows: 73

Swift’s third leg of her tour starts in Febuary and would take her to Europe to perform in London and Berlin

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

#7 Cirque Due Soleil

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson

Total Gross: 133.4 Million
Cities: 34
Shows: 168

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson

#6 Rihanna

Rhianna
Rhianna

Total Gross: 141.9 Million
Cities: 76
Shows: 90

The tour was in support of her album Unapologetic. The tour began on March 8 in Buffalo, NY and ended on November 15, in New Orleans LA.

Rhianna
Rihanna

#5 Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

Total Gross: 145.4 Million
Cities: 35
Shows: 46

# 4 Justin Bieber

Justin Beiber
Justin Beiber

Total Gross: 169.0 Millions
Cities: 100
Shows: 119

The tour began in 2012, playing 35 shows. There were 7 cancelled shows.

Justin Beiber
Justin Beiber

#3 Pink

Pink
Pink

Total Gross: 170.6 Millon
Cities: 85
Shows: 108

#2 Beyonce

Beyonce
Beyonce

Total Gross: 188.6 Million
Cities: 77
Shows: 108

When tickets for the show went on sale, 12 cities were sold out within minutes, prompting additional dates added to the itinerary

Beyonce
Beyonce

#1 Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi

Total Gross: 259.5
Cities: 97
Shows: 102

The band had to cancel/postpone 4 shows due to Tico Torress appendectomy

Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi
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