Hot Tickets for January 10, 2018

Jay Z 4:44 Tidal Tour Makes Waves

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: January 10, 2018

Jay Z performed his 4:44 Tidal tour at Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena.

The key driver for ranking in our new Hot Tickets reports is attendance, not gross, reflecting the busiest buildings out there.

Jay-Z’s 4:44 Tidal tour continues to roll through North America with stops at Oracle Arena, Oakland, Calif., and Seattle’s KeyArena making our Hot Tickets chart this week. Gross sales in Oakland, Dec. 16, were $1,511,245 with attendance of 14,853. The Live Nation-promoted date saw a ticket range of $37-$190. The Dec. 13, KeyArena date grossed $862,000, with an attendance of 9,200, and a ticket range of $35-$194.

The evergreen MSG Live-produced Radio City Christmas Spectacular, New York City, continued to thrill holiday crowds with gross sales of $13,513,959 and attendance of 158,644. With a ticket range of $49-$400, the annual spectacular ran from Dec. 11-17 and 30 shows were performed.
 

HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events and ticket sales as reported to VenuePulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each attendance category, which took place between Dec. 11-Jan. 10.

15,001 or More Attendance

10,001-15,000 Attendance

5,001-10,000 Attendance

5,000 or Fewer Attendance

1) Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Gross Sales: $13,513,959; Venue: Radio City Music Hall, New York; Attendance: 158,644; Ticket Range: $400-$49; Promoter: MSG Live; Dates: Dec. 11-17; No. of Shows: 30

2) Abel Pintos
Gross Sales: $3,575,270; Venue: Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Attendance: 53,678; Ticket Range: $96.48-$32.16; Promoter: Move Concerts; Dates: Dec. 16-18; No. of Shows: 2

3) Pete Tong
Gross Sales: $2,363,533; Venue: The O2 Arena, London; Attendance: 35,576; Ticket Range: $87.82-$47.29; Promoter: SJM; Dates: Dec. 15-16; No. of Shows: 2

4) Paul McCartney
Gross Sales: $3,667,959; Venue: Mt. Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand; Attendance: 34,901; Ticket Range: $287.25-$49.67; Promoter: Frontier Touring; Dates: Dec. 16; No. of Shows: 1

5) Mrs. Brown’s Boys
Gross Sales: $1,519,403; Venue: 3Arena, Dublin; Attendance: 31,069; Ticket Range: $53.59-$31.78; Promoter: MCD Productions; Dates: Dec. 14-17; No. of Shows: 5

1) Jay-Z
Gross Sales: $1,511,245; Venue: Oracle Arena, Oakland, Calif.; Attendance: 14,853; Ticket Range: $190-$37.62; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Dec. 16; No. of Shows: 1

2) Liam Gallagher
Gross Sales: $742,546; Venue: Arena Birmingham (England); Attendance: 14,789; Ticket Range: $49.30; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Dec. 12; No. of Shows: 1

3) Finding Neverland
Gross Sales: $1,020,061; Venue: Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami Dade County, Miami; Attendance: 14,521; Ticket Range: $130-$29; Promoter: Broadway Across America, In-house; Dates: Dec. 26-31; No. of Shows: 8

4) Lady Gaga
Gross Sales: $2,163,880; Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Attendance: 14,478; Ticket Range: $305.84-$55.14; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring ; Dates: Dec. 16; No. of Shows: 1

5) Jay-Z
Gross Sales: $1,160,682; Venue: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia; Attendance: 14,386; Ticket Range: $17.54-$15.55; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Dec. 11; No. of Shows: 1

1) The Tenderloins
Gross Sales: $534,850; Venue: Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill.; Attendance: 9,203; Ticket Range: $155-$54.50; Promoter: Outback Concerts; Dates: Dec. 15; No. of Shows: 1

2) Jay-Z
Gross Sales: $862,000; Venue: KeyArena at Seattle Center; Attendance: 9,200; Ticket Range: $194.50-$35.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Dec. 13; No. of Shows: 1

3) Charles Aznavour
Gross Sales: $1,124,811; Venue: AccorHotels Arena, Paris; Attendance: 9,016; Ticket Range: $225.24-$41.22; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Dec. 13; No. of Shows: 1

4) Westernhagen
Gross Sales: $743,695; Venue: Westfalenhall 1, Dortmund, Germany; Attendance: 8,825; Ticket Range: $53.77; Promoter: Peter Rieger Konzertagentur & Co. KG, Semmel Concerts Entertainment GmbH; Dates: Dec. 15; No. of Shows: 1

5) Katy Perry
Gross Sales: $950,017; Venue: Philips Arena, Atlanta; Attendance: 8,782; Ticket Range: $200-$50.50; Promoter: AEG Presents, Concerts West, Goldenvoice; Dates: Dec. 12; No. of Shows: 1

1) Lil Uzi Vert, Playboi Carti
Gross Sales: $221,810; Venue: House of Blues, Boston; Attendance: 4,850; Ticket Range: $65-$45; Promoter: Crossroads Presents; Dates: Dec. 20-21; No. of Shows: 2

2) Illenium
Gross Sales: $120,625; Venue: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago; Attendance: 4,825; Ticket Range: $25; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Dec. 14; No. of Shows: 1

3) Chris Rock
Gross Sales: $450,161; Venue: Hard Rock Live, Hollywood, Fla.; Attendance: 4,515; Ticket Range: $175-$60; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Jan. 5; No. of Shows: 1

4) Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Gross Sales: $118,440; Venue: H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center, San Antonio; Attendance: 4,487; Ticket Range: $55-$23.50; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Dec. 22-23; No. of Shows: 4

5) Dancing With The Stars
Gross Sales: $344,671; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 4,482; Ticket Range: $125-$59.50; Promoter: NS2; Dates: Jan. 2; No. of Shows: 1

The Weekly Hot Tickets chart is compiled by Brad Rogers, brad@pollstar.com. To submit reports, e-mail Brad@pollstar.com or submit to www.pollstarpro.com/DataEntry/BoxOffice.aspx

 

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: January 10, 2018