Madges Sticky & Sweet tour tops 2008s highest-grossing U.S. jaunt listDecember 31st, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 31 (ANI): Madonna has topped the big earners poll with her Sticky and Sweet world tour raking in the highest-grossing amount in a U.S. jaunt of 2008.
According to Pollstar magazine, the Queen of Pops string of concerts in North America roped in 72 million pounds.
The Material Girl pipped Canadian pop legend Celine Dion, who followed her to the second spot earning 65 million pounds on her first U.S. tour since her five-year residency in Las Vegas.
Rock band The Eagles grabbed the third spot with more than 50 million pounds for their performances, reports the Daily Express.
Making up the top five highest-grossing tours of the U.S. in 2008 was country singer Kenny Chesney with 49 million pounds followed by rocker Bon Jovi earning 48 million pounds.
Top 10 highest-grossing tour of 2008 in North America according to Pollstar:
1. Madonna2. Celine Dion3. Eagles4. Kenny Chesney5. Bon Jovi6. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band7. Neil Diamond8. Rascal Flatts9. The Police10. Tina Turner (ANI)
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