Pollstar 2022 Year-End Hub: Record-Setting Revenues, Ticket Sales, Bad Bunny, Ed Sheeran & ‘The Year Of The Stadium’

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Bad Bunny, who topped Pollstar’s 2022 Year-End charts, is pictured performing at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on Sept. 30. Photo by Steve Thrasher / SoFi Stadium


Letter From Ray Waddell

2022 Business Analysis: A Record-Setting Year

2022 Is The Year Of The Stadium

Tour Of The Year: Bad Bunny’s ‘World’s Hottest Tour’ Lives Up to its Name

3+ Million Can’t Be Wrong: Ed Sheeran Sells 2022’s Most Tickets

Chart Scene: Elton John 2022’s Top Performer On Artist Power Index

Staff Picks: 2022’s Best Shows Ever

2022 Year-End Executive Survey – Part One


Top 200 Worldwide Tours
Top 200 North American Tours
Top 100 Promoters

Top Stadiums
Top Ampthitheaters
Top 200 Arenas
Top 200 Auditoriums / Theatres
Top 200 Clubs 
Top 20 Worldwide Festival Grosses
Top 300 Concert Grosses


The Year In Agencies: Acquisitions & New Moves

The Year In Challenges: For Many, ‘Great Return’ Was Still Out Of Reach

The Year In Festivals: Taking Calculated Swings In 2022

The Year In Europe: Facing The Big Unknown

The Year in Latin: Una Revolución Cultural

Comedy’s ‘Golden Age’ Delivers More Laughs Bigger Grosses

The Year In Nashville: From MTG Opening To The Exit/In Maybe Exiting Forever

The Year In Sustainability: What’s Doable And What’s Next

The Year In Ticketing: Charmed Years Ends on Sour Note

Strength In Numbers: How Live Businesses Joined Forces In 2022

The Year In Tech: Web3…Wha’ Happened?

In Memoriam: Honoring Those Lost In 2022