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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Dec. 02, 2022 12:26 PM EST

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of 12/05/2022 TOP 20...

Cameron Crowe adores recording ‘Almost Famous’ cast album

Dec. 02, 2022 11:31 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Crowe believes the spirit of a place lingers long after the moment has passed. That’s what makes recording the Broadway “Almost Famous” cast album at New York’s iconic Power Station studio so special for him. “It’s like going back to the roots of...

Elton John to play Glastonbury as epic tour draws to close

Dec. 02, 2022 03:47 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Elton John is scheduled to perform at the Glastonbury Festival in June, in what organizers say will be his farewell show in Britain. The festival announced Friday that the star will play the 2023 festival’s final night on June 25. The festival...

Rolling Stones' 60th year honored with UK collectible coin

Nov. 30, 2022 19:47 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — They want money — that’s what they want, that’s what they want. Well, now the Rolling Stones can say they’re also ON money, the face of a new collectible coin issued by Britain’s Royal Mint to celebrate the band’s 60th anniversary. The new 5-pound ($6.04)...

Apple Music reveals top music in 2022 and listener charts

Nov. 29, 2022 10:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “Stay,” the smash hit by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber topped Apple Music's global song chart in 2022 as the giant music streamer released its end-of-year lists and provided listeners with data on their own most listened-to tunes. “Stay,” which stayed atop...

Polish leader briefs Russian pranksters posing as Macron

Nov. 22, 2022 11:06 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russian comedians pretending to be the French president tricked the Polish president, Andrzej Duda, into giving them sensitive information after a missile exploded in eastern Poland last week. Duda’s office confirmed on Tuesday that he was put through last...

Elton John rockets toward retirement at Dodger Stadium

Nov. 21, 2022 04:48 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty seven years after he took the stage at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles in a sequined-studded baseball uniform as the world's biggest pop star, Elton John walked on to the same stage on Sunday night wearing a bedazzled Dodgers bathrobe, a uniform more fitting for a...

LA Dodgers donate $1 million to Elton John AIDS Foundation

Nov. 20, 2022 17:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers announced a $1 million donation to the Elton John AIDS Foundation during one of the star's weekend performances at Dodger Stadium, the last North American stop on his final tour. The team's principal owner, Mark Walter, and Dodgers...

Arrest made in alleged assault after Dodger Stadium concert

Nov. 20, 2022 14:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One person has been arrested in connection with an alleged assault on a couple in the Dodger Stadium parking lot after an Elton John concert last week, a police spokesperson said Sunday. Video showing portions of an altercation was posted on the TMZ celebrity...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Nov. 18, 2022 11:12 AM EST

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of 11/21/2022: TOP 20...