Tim McGraw performs at KeyArena in Seattle.

Country music power couple, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, pulled big numbers on their tour of Australia. The couple brought more than 22,000 attendees to Brisbane (Australia) Entertainment Centre March 23-25, grossing nearly $3.6 million. This is the first time the duo has toured together outside of North America, and the fourth time they have toured together at all. The tour began at the Burswood Dome in Perth, Australia, March 14, and wrapped up March 27 at Sydney's Allphones Arena.

Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil retained three of the five spots in the 15,001 or more category in this Hot Tickets report. Three shows at Bell Centre in Montreal grossed $3.6 million. Tickets for the shows at all three venues ranged from $50.46 to $252.30. The show moves to Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y., April 7. 

Former President Bill Clinton's one-off appearance at Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., brought more than 2,000 people to the small venue. Tickets began at $50. 

DreamWorks' How To Train Your Dragon Arena Spectacular wrapped up its Australian leg with six shows at Brisbane Entertainment Centre that grossed nearly $2 million. Next, the production heads to Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, April 18. How To Train Your Dragon Arena Spectacular will hit the U.S. in 2013.

HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top acts and ticket sales as reported to VT PULSE. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each seating capacity category, which took place March 7-April 4.

15,001 or More Seats

10,001-15,000 Seats

5,001-10,000 Seats

5,000 or Less Seats

1) Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour
Gross Sales: $3,645,318; Venue: Bell Centre, Montreal; Attendance: 28,504; Ticket Range: $252-$50; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: March 20-22; No. of Shows: 3

2) How To Train Your Dragon Arena Spectacular
Gross Sales: $3,389,546; Venue: Allphones Arena, Sydney; Attendance: 44,745; Ticket Range: $103.04-$41.16; Promoter: DreamWorks Theatricals, Global Creatures; Dates: March 16-25; No. of Shows: 15

3) Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour
Gross Sales: $2,662,658; Venue: Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.; Attendance: 24,452; Ticket Range: $250-$50; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: March 30-April 1; No. of Shows: 3

4) Encuentro
Gross Sales: $2,089,435; Venue: Coliseo de Puerto Rico, San Juan; Attendance: 24,947; Ticket Range: $150-$55; Promoter: Angelo Medina-Publivent, Inc.; Dates: March 30-31; No. of Shows: 2

5) Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour
Gross Sales: $1,735,597; Venue: Colisee Pepsi Arena, Quebec City; Attendance: 14,090; Ticket Range: $252-$50; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: March 24-25; No. of Shows: 2

 

1) Tim McGraw, Faith Hill
Gross Sales: $3,566,963; Venue: Brisbane (Australia) Entertainment Centre; Attendance: 22,260; Ticket Range: $257-$103; Promoter: Chugg Ent.; Dates: March 23-25; No. of Shows: 3

2) How To Train Your Dragon Arena Spectacular
Gross Sales: $1,923,826; Venue: Brisbane (Australia) Entertainment Centre; Attendance: 24,170; Ticket Range: $103.08-$41.20; Promoter: Global Creatures; Dates: March 29-31; No. of Shows: 6

3) Cirque du Soleil “Quidam”
Gross Sales: $808,503; Venue: Roanoke (Va.) Civic Center Arena; Attendance: 12,878; Ticket Range: $95-$28; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: March 28-April 1; No. of Shows: 8

4) Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championships
Gross Sales: $621,795; Venue: Atlantic City (N.J.) Boardwalk Hall; Attendance: 23,082; Ticket Range: $65-$15; Promoter: Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority; Dates: March 9-11; No. of Shows: 4

5) Jason Aldean
Gross Sales: $615,827; Venue: Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kan.; Attendance: 13,882; Ticket Range: $53-$28; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: March 16; No. of Shows: 1

 

1) Cirque du Soleil “Dralion”
Gross Sales: $805,107; Venue: The Bank of Kentucky Center, Highland Heights; Attendance: 13,132; Ticket Range: $150-$28; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: March 28-April 1; No. of Shows: 7

2) New Order
Gross Sales: $462,518; Venue: Hordern Pavilion, Sydney; Attendance: 5,203; Ticket Range: $96.54; Promoter: Future Tours; Dates: March 8; No. of Shows: 1

3) Jessie J
Gross Sales: $397,409; Venue: Hordern Pavilion, Sydney; Attendance: 5,206; Ticket Range: $82.64; Promoter: Future Tours; Dates: March 9; No. of Shows: 1

4) Lady Antebellum
Gross Sales: $371,240; Venue: Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs, Iowa; Attendance: 7,204; Ticket Range: $72.50-$42.50; Promoter: AEG Live; Dates: March 10; No. of Shows: 1

5) Zac Brown Band
Gross Sales: $364,172; Venue: The Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington, W.V.; Attendance: 6,421; Ticket Range: $60.50-$41; Promoter: Jam Productions, Outback Concerts; Dates: March 24; No. of Shows: 1

 

1) Wicked
Gross Sales: $3,704,324; Venue: Chrysler Hall Theatre, Norfolk, Va.; Attendance: 48,399; Ticket Range: $152-$25; Promoter: Jam Theatricals; Dates: March 7-25; No. of Shows: 24

2) West Side Story
Gross Sales: $611,675; Venue: The Hershey (Pa.) Theatre; Attendance: 9,081; Ticket Range: $85-$25; Promoter: H E & R; Dates: March 20-25; No. of Shows: 8

3) Jerry Seinfeld
Gross Sales: $389,789; Venue: Broward Center for the Perf. Arts, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Attendance: 5,264; Ticket Range: $81-$50; Promoter: JS Touring LLC; Dates: March 31; No. of Shows: 1

4) President Bill Clinton
Gross Sales: $256,625; Venue: Broward Center for the Perf. Arts, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Attendance: 2,231; Ticket Range: $500-$50; Promoter: In-house; Dates: March 20; No. of Shows: 1

5) Mary J. Blige
Gross Sales: $244,529; Venue: David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Perf. Arts, Tampa, Fla.; Attendance: 2,524; Ticket Range: $250-$49.50; Promoter: AEG Live, In-house; Dates: March 19; No. of Shows: 1

The Weekly Hot Tickets chart is compiled by Josh Huckabee. To submit reports, e-mail HotTickets@venuestoday.com or fax to (714) 378-0040.