Posted: Dec 22 2011
HOLLYWOOD – The Irish rock band U2 may consist of four guys who are all in their early to mid fifties but that doesn’t mean the popular group has lost its touch.
If concert tours and record sales are any indication of U2′s success, then the band isn’t only more famous and successful than it’s ever been but Bono, the Edge, Mullen and Clayton are outperforming and outselling every other rock band in existence.
Scroll Down For Video:
With sales topping 293 million dollars from 44 concerts held world wide during its 360 Degree Tour, 3 million fans saw to it that 2011 became U2′s best year to date, according to Billboard magazine.
With its last tour that took 3 years, U2 managed to topple another ‘old timers’ band, slashing the record of the Rolling Stones.
In that 3 year period U2 earned a staggering 403.25 million dollars.
Here’s a list of the top 10 music earners in 2011:
1.U2 – $293,281,487
2.Bonjovi – $192,947,951
3.Take That – $185,175,360
4.Roger Waters – $149,904,965
5.Taylor Swift – $97,368,416
6.Kenny Chesney – $84,576,917
7.Usher – $74,954,681
8.Lady Gaga – $71,900,434
9.Andre Rieu – $67,104,756
10.Sade – $53,178,550
Share This Article
You May Also Like These StarHooplas:
| StarHooplors Who Read This Story Also Searched For:
|Know something we don't? E-mail us at share@StarHoopla.com|
What's Your Opinion?
You must be logged in to post a comment.