Springsteen, Waters: Big On Pollstar List
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and Roger Waters made a lot of money playing concerts around the world in 2012.
Pollstar, the concert trade publication, says that Springsteen grossed $210.2 million from 81 shows to land the second-biggest tour of the year. Waters placed third with $186.4 million from 72 concerts. The top-grosser worldwide was Madonna, who raked in $296.1 million from 88 shows.
Coldplay came in fourth with $171.3 million, Metallica at number-eight with $86.1 million, Elton John at number-nine with $69.9 million and Red Hot Chili Peppers at number-10 with $57.8 million.