Though they still haven't finished the Rock Or Bust world tour, the Down Under rock giants AC/DC have sold more tickets, for their live shows, than any other.
According to a report from Pollstar, they sold exactly 2,310,061 tickets this year, ahead of US pop star Taylor Swift who sold 2,273,328 tickets during The 1989 World Tour. More than 2.3million people paid to see them, during the Rock Or Bust world tour and the band brought in $180million in the process, sum tat puts them in second place for earnings, behind Taylor Swift, who made $250.4million from ticket sales of 2.2million.
POLLSTAR’S ROCK TICKET SALES AND EARNINGS CHART 20151 (2 overall): AC/DC – 2.3m tickets, $180.0m
2 (4): U2 – 1.3m tickets, $152.2m
3 (5): Foo Fighters – 1.7m tickets, $127.0m
4 (6): Fleetwood Mac – 995,900 tickets, $125.1m
4 (10): Rolling Stones – 628,700 tickets, $109.7m
5 (13): Paul McCartney – 498,900 tickets, $77.7m