Midyear Charts Completed

Pollstar officially releases its Mid-Year ticket charts tomorrow. Here’s a taste.

Britney Spears tops the North American tour scene. Brit’s 37 shows in 30 cities resulted in an average of 20,498 tickets sold per show at an average price of $99.29 for a total gross of $61.1 million.

Second place went to Fleetwood Mac, which played 53 shows in 52 cities, selling an average of 10,864 tickets per stop at $97 a ticket for a final total gross of $54.8 million.

The piano team-up of Elton John / Billy Joel is third, grossing $52.1 million. In fourth place is Eagles with a very impressive $42.8 million gross, and fifth place goes to Celine Dion and her $42.6 million gross.

The worldwide concert picture was a little different for the first half of 2009. AC/DC tops the list, performing 61 shows in 57 cities at an average ticket price of $86.39 and grossing $150.6 million.

Tina Turner also had a great first six months of the year. Clocking in at second place on the worldwide chart, Turner performed 52 gigs in 22 cities at an average ticket price of $121.65, resulting in an $83.5 million final gross.

North America’s No. 1 grosser – Britney – finished third worldwide: 48 shows in 33 cities at an average ticket price of $95.04 and grossing 74.6 million total for the first half of the year.

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band finished fourth worldwide with a total gross of $60.7 million and Eagles take the No. 5 slot with a $60.2 million total gross.

Complete top 100 North American and Top 25 WorldWide charts are available tomorrow.