Mariah Carey Leads New Entries On Concert Pulse Chart

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Mariah Carey performs on stage at the New Year
The fresh faces on Pollstar’s weekly concert pulse chart include showstopping diva Mariah Carey, who is averaging more than half a million dollars per market appearance.
Mimi comes onto the chart at No. 25, with an average gross of $644,551 and an average ticket count of 5,574 per market appearance. Those tickets had an average price of $116.

Her reports from 2019 include several shows at The Colosseum At Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, part of her “The Butterfly Returns” residency. The Songbird grossed nearly $1.7 million over three nights at The Colosseum between Feb. 13 and Feb. 16.

The tour reports also include stops on her North American tour, which is still set to hit Philadelphia, Boston, and Oxon Hill, Md. 

Carey still makes headlines all the time, most recently when she decided to perform in Saudi Arabia despite calls for a boycott to protest the detention of women’s rights activists. She also managed to pull of her 2018 New Year’s Eve performance without a hitch.

Another new artist on the chart is Bryan Adamsnot to be confused with the embattled Ryan Adams.

Bryan Adams comes onto the chart at No. 27 with an average gross of $568,173 per market appearance. His average ticket count was well above Mariah at 8,330 but the ticket price was nearly half, at $63.

Adams is set to perform at amphitheaters throughout North America into the summer. 

John Butler Trio has been rocking in its native Australia in February. In Pokolbin, Australia, the group grossed $752,956 on 11,000 tickets. 

On the whole, the group was averaging $266,531 grossed per market appearance and 4,181 tickets. They come onto the chart at No. 51.

Cody Johnson was the last new act on the chart to average more than $100,000. He enters at the No. 83 position with an average gross of $106,512 per market appearance. His average ticket price was very affordable, at less than $29.

The bottom of the chart is full of new entries, including “Disney Junior Dance Party,” Angelo Kelly, Dave Koz and “Dave Koz & Friends: A Smooth Jazz Christmas,” “Peppa Pig Live,” Greensky Bluegrass, Chris D’Elia, Brian Wilson, Turnpike Troubadours, “PJ Masks Live.”

Pollstar’s weekly Global Concert Pulse chart tracks average gross among reports submitted in the last few months. If you would like to submit reports to Pollstar’s Boxoffice Department, click here.