Which of these musicians had the highest grossing music tour of 2018?

Which of these musicians had the highest grossing music tour of 2018?

Which of these musicians had the highest grossing music tour of 2018?

Drake, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran… they’re all three undeniably mega-huge music stars.  And all three did over 40 concerts in 2018.  But who made the most $$$?

The answer is…. ED SHEERAN!!

But we should definitely mention that Taylor Swift made a lot more money PER SHOW.  And her Reputation Tour 2018 was the highest grossing US Tour EVER!

Also, not a bad year for Drake… Yeah he didn’t make as much on the road, but he did set the record in 2018 for most weeks at #1 on the charts in a single year.  A record previously held by the Beatles! Wow! All three were beasts in 2018, but here’s the full story…

“Billboard” has a list of the 25 highest grossing tours of 2018, although it technically includes concerts between November 1st of 2017 up through October.

Here’s the Top 12:

1. Ed Sheeran . . . $429.5 million from 99 shows

2. Taylor Swift . . . $315.2 million from 48 shows

3. Beyoncé and Jay-Z . . . $253.5 million from 48 shows

4. Bruno Mars . . . $237.8 million from 100 shows

5. Pink . . . $180.4 million from 88 shows

6. Justin Timberlake . . . $149.3 million from 76 shows

7. U2 . . . $119.2 million from 55 shows

8. The Rolling Stones . . . $117.8 million from JUST 14 shows

9. Kenny Chesney . . . $114.3 million from 42 shows

10. Journey and Def Leppard . . . $97.1 million from 60 shows

11. Eagles . . . $93.5 million from 34 shows

12. Drake . . . $81.4 million from 44 shows

And here’s some all-time stats:

 

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