We’ve written in detail about the top festivals, most anticipated summer concerts, and even built (in a hackathon) a festival finder but below you can quickly access the top concert tours, strictly.

Top Tours of 2015

Garth Brooks Tour
Madonna Rebel Heart Tour
Meghan Trainor The M Train Tour
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Tour
Shania Twain Rock This Country
Taylor Swift The 1989 World Tour
The Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour
U2 Innocence + Experience Tour

Top Artists by Genre

Classic Rock

Top 30 Highest Grossing Artists of Summer 2015

Artist Average Ticket Sales*
Taylor Swift $17,870,000
Grateful Dead $8,373,000
U2 $7,516,000
One Direction $6,080,000
Ed Sheeran $5,357,000
Foo Fighters $5,265,000
Kenny Chesney $4,804,000
The Rolling Stones $4,500,000
Billy Joel $4,127,000
Rush $3,534,000
AC/DC $3,027,000
Dave Matthews Band $2,805,000
5 Seconds of Summer $2,608,000
Shania Twain $2,266,800
Zac Brown Band $2,206,000
J. Cole $2,157,000
Garth Brooks $1,785,000
Phish $1,633,000
Kid Rock $1,337,000
Lady Gaga $1,259,000
Imagine Dragons $1,247,000
Luke Bryan $1,171,000
Eagles $1,076,000
Fall Out Boy $1,063,000
Nicki Minaj $1,025,000
Madonna $996,000
Van Halen $982,000
Chris Brown $882,000
Mumford & Sons $863,000

*Based on secondary market data