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Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, and Roger Waters top 2012’s highest-grossing tours

on December 17, 2012, 10:00am

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Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, and Roger Waters were named this year’s highest grossing tours, as Billboard reports.

The Material Girl sold out all 72 of her shows with a total attendance of 1,635,176 grossing $228,406,085, while Springsteen sold out 54 of his 72 shows with a higher total attendance of 2,165,925 and a final gross of $199,371,791. Waters, on the other hand, walled in 1,680,042 fans with 51 out of 72 sold out shows grossing $186,466,703.

Other notable artists on the year-end list include Coldplay (No. 5), Lady Gaga (No. 6), Van Halen (No. 8), Jay-Z and Kanye West (No. 9), Dave Matthews Band (No. 11), Red Hot Chili Peppers (No. 15), and Pearl Jam (No. 23).

All receipts were taken from November 9th, 2011 to November 13th, 2012 and were compiled by Billboard Boxscores.

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