Korean boy band BTS performs to a sellout crowd at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Big Hit Entertainment)

BTS is this week’s MVP in the More Than 15,000 Capacity category

BTS, the seven-member Korean pop phenomenon, continues its global domination of concert charts, landing in spots 1 and 2 on our More Than 15,000 Capacity chart this week. Topping the chart were two shows at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford that grossed a healthy $14,050,410, with attendance of 98,574. The international sensations took the second spot with seven shows at Chicago’s Soldier Field. Attendance was 88,156. Live Nation promoted all the shows, which all had a ticket price range of $55 to $250.

A mostly older crowd showed up for rapper Post Malone’s two concerts at Spark Arena in New Zealand, giving the New York-born artist his first No. 1 Hot Tickets chart ranking, in the 10,000 to 15,000 Capacity category.  Malone grossed $1,910,545, with attendance of 21,511 and a ticket price range of $67.16 to $126.71. Live Nation promotes Malone’s tour.

 

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 May 7-June 4.

More Than 15,000 Capacity

10,001-15,000 Capacity

5,001-10,000
Capacity

5,000 or Less
Capacity

1) BTS
Gross Sales: $14,050,410; Venue: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.; Attendance: 98,574; Ticket Range: $55-$250; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: May 18-19; No. of Shows: 22) BTS
Gross Sales: $13,345,795; Venue: Soldier Field, Chicago; Attendance: 88,156; Ticket Range: $55-$250; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: May 11-12; No. of Shows: 2

3) Take That
Gross Sales: $8,910,490; Venue: Arena Birmingham (England); Attendance: 70,309; Ticket Range: $71.46-$128.64; Promoter: SJM; Dates: May 12-19; No. of Shows: 7

4) Eric Church
Gross Sales: $5,812,426; Venue: Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tenn.; Attendance: 56,521; Ticket Range: $18-$199; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: May 25; No. of Shows: 1

5) Post Malone
Gross Sales: $4,975,246; Venue: Stadion Letzigrund, Zürich; Attendance: 46,349; Ticket Range: $88.30-$171.70; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: May 10; No. of Shows: 1

1) Post Malone
Gross Sales: $1,910,545; Venue: Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand; Attendance: 21,511; Ticket Range: $67.16-$126.71; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: May 11-12; No. of Shows: 22) Cher
Gross Sales: $1,202,976; Venue: Denny Sanford Premier Center, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Attendance: 10,415; Ticket Range: $37.95-$500; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: May 16; No. of Shows: 1

3) Cher
Gross Sales: $1,174,426; Venue: Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Attendance: 10,410; Ticket Range: $47.95-$500; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: May 8; No. of Shows: 1

4) Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band
Gross Sales: $1,118,897; Venue: North Charleston (S.C.) Coliseum; Attendance: 8,716; Ticket Range: $76-$125; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: May 10; No. of Shows: 1

5) Enrique Iglesias
Gross Sales: $1,089,072; Venue: Hallenstadion, Zürich; Attendance: 13,000; Ticket Range: $67.70-$107.93; Promoter: Art BG; Dates: May 10; No. of Shows: 1

1) Eric Clapton
Gross Sales: $2,794,023; Venue: Royal Albert Hall, London; Attendance: 15,624; Ticket Range: $90.96-$259.87; Promoter: Triple A Entertainment Group; Dates: May 13-16; No. of Shows: 32) Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band
Gross Sales: $800,328; Venue: Daily’s Place Amphitheater, Jacksonville, Fla.; Attendance: 5,199; Ticket Range: $84.75-$184.75; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: May 12; No. of Shows: 1

3) Kenny Chesney
Gross Sales: $606,540; Venue: Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Amphitheater; Attendance: 7,134; Ticket Range: $45-$125; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: May 24; No. of Shows: 1

4) Lynyrd Skynyrd
Gross Sales: $523,649; Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn.; Attendance: 6,637; Ticket Range: $39.50-$350; Promoter: in-house, Live Nation; Dates: May 24; No. of Shows: 1

5) Chayanne
Gross Sales: $468,777; Venue: Hertz Arena, Estero, Fla.; Attendance: 4,467; Ticket Range: $59-$159; Promoter: Cardenas Marketing Network; Dates: May 9; No. of Shows: 1

1) “Hamilton”
Gross Sales: $2,676,202; Venue: Cobb Great Hall at Wharton Center, East Lansing, Mich.; Attendance: 17,903; Ticket Range: $95-$295; Promoter: in-house; Dates: May 28-June 2; No. of Shows: 82) “The Lion King”
Gross Sales: $1,488,966; Venue: Ziff Ballet Opera House, Arsht Center, Miami; Attendance: 16,926; Ticket Range: $25-$165; Promoter: in-house, Broadway Across America; Dates: May 14-19; No. of Shows: 8

3) Backstreet Boys
Gross Sales: $1,438,273; Venue: Sant Jordi Club, Barcelona, Spain; Attendance: 17,475; Ticket Range: $61.62-$117.64; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: May 17; No. of Shows: 1

4) “Hello Dolly!”
Gross Sales: $1,109,077; Venue: Whitney Hall, Louisville, Ky.; Attendance: 17,985; Ticket Range: $35.75-$97; Promoter: in-house, Broadway in Louisville; Dates: May 14-19; No. of Shows: 8

5) Stray Kids
Gross Sales: $729,771; Venue: Prudential Hall, Newark, N.J.; Attendance: 5,359; Ticket Range: $69-$199; Promoter: in-house; Dates: May 14; No. of Shows: 1

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.