George Strait, shown performing in Texas over the summer, drew more than 36,000 people over two shows in Las Vegas earlier this month. (Getty Images)

HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events and ticket sales as reported to VN Pulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each capacity category, that took place Nov. 20 – Dec. 18.

More Than 15,000 Capacity

10,001-15,000 Capacity

5,001-10,000
Capacity

5,000 or Less
Capacity

1) George Strait
Gross Sales:
$5,475,575; Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Attendance: 36,333; Ticket Range: $50-$225; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: Dec. 7-8; No. of Shows: 2

2) Guns N’ Roses
Gross Sales: $3,092,383; Venue: FNB Stadium, Johannesburg; Attendance: 52,042; Ticket Range: $30.54-$91.63; Promoter: In-House, Big Concerts International; Dates: Nov. 29; No. of Shows: 1

3) Metallica
Gross Sales: $2,551,915; Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Attendance: 19,032; Ticket Range: $75-$145; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Nov. 26; No. of Shows: 1

4) Fleetwood Mac
Gross Sales: $2,305,731; Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Attendance: 15,038; Ticket Range: $69.50-$229.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Nov. 30; No. of Shows: 1

5) Fleetwood Mac
Gross Sales: $1,806,852; Venue: Oracle Arena, Oakland; Attendance: 12,903; Ticket Range: $69.50-$229.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Nov. 25; No. of Shows: 1

1) Andrea Bocelli
Gross Sales: $2,690,649; Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas; Attendance: 12,188; Ticket Range: $82-$418.25; Promoter: Gelb Productions; Dates: Dec. 1; No. of Shows: 1

2) André Rieu
Gross Sales: $1,733,030; Venue: 3Arena, Dublin; Attendance: 16,915; Ticket Range: $62.46-$141.96; Promoter: André Rieu Productions; Dates: Dec. 7-8; No. of Shows: 2

3) André Rieu
Gross Sales: $1,284,992; Venue: RAC Arena, Perth, Australia; Attendance: 11,274; Ticket Range: $55.96-$183.47; Promoter: In-house Promotion, André Rieu Productions; Dates: Nov. 24; No. of Shows: 1

4) Shania Twain
Gross Sales: $1,269,160; Venue: RAC Arena, Perth, Australia; Attendance: 11,499; Ticket Range: $74.06-$182.31; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Nov. 30; No. of Shows: 1

5) Kevin Hart
Gross Sales: $1,094,605; Venue: RAC Arena, Perth, Australia; Attendance: 12,394; Ticket Range: $76.40-$113.63; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Dec. 3; No. of Shows: 1

1) Florida Georgia Line
Gross Sales: $1,374,620; Venue: Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas; Attendance: 13,679; Ticket Range: $53-$188; Promoter: Caesars Entertainment, Live Nation; Dates: Dec. 5-8; No. of Shows: 3

2) Malala Yousafzai
Gross Sales: $576,757; Venue: ICC Sydney Theatre, Sydney; Attendance: 6,986; Ticket Range: $72.34-$179.02; Promoter: The Growth Faculty; Dates: Dec. 10; No. of Shows: 1

3) Rene Liu
Gross Sales: $524,461; Venue: Park Theater at Park MGM, Las Vegas; Attendance: 3,894; Ticket Range: $88-$198; Promoter: In-house Promotion; Dates: Nov. 24; No. of Shows: 1

4) David Byrne
Gross Sales: $397,193; Venue: Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne; Attendance: 4,953; Ticket Range: $56.67-$92.09; Promoter: Frontier Touring; Dates: Nov. 24; No. of Shows: 1

5) Emmanuel & Mijares
Gross Sales: $390,957; Venue: Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City; Attendance: 8,452; Ticket Range: $7.42-$123.74; Promoter: OCESA / CIE; Dates: Nov. 21; No. of Shows: 1

1) “Springsteen On Broadway,” Bruce Springsteen
Gross Sales: $2,415,700; Venue: Walter Kerr Theatre, New York; Attendance: 4,740; Ticket Range: $79-$850; Promoter: Thrill Hill Productions; Dates: Dec. 4-8; No. of Shows: 5

2) “Springsteen On Broadway,” Bruce Springsteen
Gross Sales: $1,895,695; Venue: Walter Kerr Theatre, New York; Attendance: 3,792; Ticket Range: $79-$850; Promoter: Thrill Hill Productions; Dates: Dec. 12-15; No. of Shows: 4

3) Anita Baker
Gross Sales: $588,495; Venue: Orpheum Theatre, Memphis; Attendance: 4,455; Ticket Range: $72-$347; Promoter: AC Entertainment; Dates: Nov. 21; No. of Shows: 2

4) “The Phantom of the Opera”
Gross Sales: $531,216; Venue: Teatro Renault, São Paulo; Attendance: 13,800; Ticket Range: $8.09-$80.90; Promoter: T4F-Time For Fun; Dates: Nov. 21-30; No. of Shows: 10

5) “The Nutcracker”
Gross Sales: $462,889; Venue: H-E-B Performance Hall at the Tobin Center, San Antonio; Attendance: 9,841; Ticket Range: $24.50-$110.50; Promoter: Ballet San Antonio; Dates: Nov. 23-Dec. 2; No. of Shows: 7

The weekly Hot Tickets chart is compiled by Pollstar. For more information, email Teamboxoffice@pollstar.com or click here to submit your Box Office data now.