Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson, Nick Carter, AJ McLean and Howie D. of the Backstreet Boys perform outside Radio City Music Hall during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show. (Steven Ferdman/VMN18)

The ageless Backstreet Boys are still topping our Hot Tickets charts. This week the boy band took the top spot on our 5,001-10,000-capacity chart with three shows of their Vegas residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Gross sales were $1,588,569, with attendance of 11,245 and a ticket range of $34-$294. The promoter was Caesars Entertainment/Live Nation.

Another Vegas stalwart, the legendary Cher, also grabbed a spot on our Hot Ticket chart this week. Her show at RAC Arena in Perth, Australia, grossed $1,763,776, with attendance of 13,132 and a ticket range of $90.18-$222.48. The show was promoted in-house.

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 Oct. 9–Nov. 6.

More Than 15,000 Capacity

10,001-15,000 Capacity

5,001-10,000
Capacity

5,000 or Less
Capacity

1) Drake
Gross Sales:
$8,179,408; Venue: Forum, Inglewood, Calif.; Attendance: 65,832; Ticket Range: $59.50-$229.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Oct. 16; No. of Shows: 4

2) Taylor Swift
Gross Sales: $6,755,570; Venue: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne; Attendance: 63,027; Ticket Range: $68.57-$108.26; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: Oct. 26; No. of Shows: 1

3) Roger Waters
Gross Sales: $6,138,611; Venue: Allianz Parque, São Paulo; Attendance: 81,545; Ticket Range: $32.57-$199.84; Promoter: T4F-Time For Fun; Dates: Oct. 9-10; No. of Shows: 2

4) U2
Gross Sales: $5,296,896; Venue: The O2 Arena, London; Attendance: 36,633; Ticket Range: $45.58-$247.48; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Oct. 23-24; No. of Shows: 2

5) U2
Gross Sales: $4,916,091; Venue: Manchester (England) Arena; Attendance: 36,851; Ticket Range: $45.59-$247.48; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Oct. 19-20; No. of Shows: 2

1) U2
Gross Sales: $7,066,718; Venue: Mediolanum Forum, Assago, Italy; Attendance: 50,661; Ticket Range: $40.61-$226.24; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Oct. 11-16; No. of Shows: 4

2) Cher
Gross Sales: $1,763,776; Venue: RAC Arena, Perth, Australia; Attendance: 13,132; Ticket Range: $90.18-$222.48; Promoter: In-House; Dates: Oct. 12; No. of Shows: 1

3) Elton John
Gross Sales: $1,648,595; Venue: NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y.; Attendance: 11,984; Ticket Range: $59.50-$249.50; Promoter: AEG Presents; Dates: Oct. 9; No. of Shows: 1

4) Justin Timberlake
Gross Sales: $1,002,357; Venue: Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pa.; Attendance: 10,922; Ticket Range: $33-$228; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Oct. 15; No. of Shows: 1

5) Jeff Lynne’s ELO
Gross Sales: $930,806; Venue: Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne, England; Attendance: 8,694; Ticket Range: $65.13-$149.79; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Oct. 9; No. of Shows: 1

1) Backstreet Boys
Gross Sales: $1,588,569; Venue: Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas; Attendance: 11,245; Ticket Range: $34-$294; Promoter: Caesars Entertainment, Live Nation; Dates: Oct. 24-27; No. of Shows: 3

2) Lionel Richie
Gross Sales: $1,444,283; Venue: Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas; Attendance: 10,824; Ticket Range: $78-$284; Promoter: Caesars Entertainment, Live Nation; Dates: Oct. 17-20; No. of Shows: 3

3) Lionel Richie
Gross Sales: $1,204,467; Venue: Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas; Attendance: 9,577; Ticket Range: $78-$284; Promoter: Caesars Entertainment, Live Nation; Dates: Oct. 10-13; No. of Shows: 3

4) Keith Urban
Gross Sales: $606,900; Venue: Huntington Center, Toledo, Ohio; Attendance: 7,032; Ticket Range: $57.50-$87.50; Promoter: FPC Live; Dates: Oct. 18; No. of Shows: 1

5) MercyMe
Gross Sales: $488,697; Venue: Silverstein Eye Centers Arena, Independence, Mo.; Attendance: 10,891; Ticket Range: $21.75-$75; Promoter: Rush Concerts; Dates: Oct. 25-26; No. of Shows: 2

1) “Springsteen On Broadway,” Bruce Springsteen
Gross Sales: $2,414,700; Venue: Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City; Attendance: 4,740; Ticket Range: $79-$850; Promoter: Thrill Hill Productions; Dates: Oct. 16-20; No. of Shows: 5

2) “Springsteen On Broadway,” Bruce Springsteen
Gross Sales: $1,937,995; Venue: Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City; Attendance: 3,792; Ticket Range: $79-$850; Promoter: Thrill Hill Productions; Dates: Oct. 24-27; No. of Shows: 4

3) Joey Dee & the Starliters
Gross Sales: $1,247,633; Venue: Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis; Attendance: 15,760; Ticket Range: $21-$175; Promoter: Hennepin Theatre Trust; Dates: Oct. 22-27; No. of Shows: 7

4) Sting, Shaggy
Gross Sales: $452,547; Venue: Santa Barbara (Calif.) Bowl; Attendance: 3,634; Ticket Range: $55.50-$180.50; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring, Goldenvoice / AEG Presents; Dates: Oct. 29; No. of Shows: 1

5) Donny & Marie Osmond
Gross Sales: $298,541; Venue: Flamingo, Las Vegas; Attendance: 3,125; Ticket Range: $104-$283; Promoter: Caesars Entertainment; Dates: Oct. 16-20; No. of Shows: 5

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.