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The biggest money making concerts last week: Pollstar

Ann Schmidt

The Rolling Stones can still provide "Satisfaction" even more than 50 years after the band was founded.

The British rock group’s concert tour made an average box office gross of $12,700,483 per city last week, according to Pollstar, as reported by The Associated Press.

The trade publication also found that The Rolling Stones’ average ticket prices around the world were $226.61.

For its findings, Pollstar used information from concert promoters and venue managers from the week of Sept. 18.

In second place was Ed Sheeran, who made an average box office gross of $7,773,763 per city. Sheeran’s average global ticket prices were $88.48.

Following The Rolling Stones and Ed Sheeran were Pink, Metallica and Paul McCartney in the top five.

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Below is the full list of the top 20 concert tours from the week of Sept. 18, according to Pollstar.

1. The Rolling Stones

2. Ed Sheeran

3. Pink

4. Metallica

5. Paul McCartney

6. Muse

7. Dead & Company

8. Eagles

Last week, the Eagles made an average box office gross of $2,244,928 per city. Globally, their tickets sold at an average of $138.68.

9. Jennifer Lopez

10. Phish

11. Jonas Brothers

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,984,263

12. Queen + Adam Lambert 

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,946,470

13. Ariana Grande 

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,918,882

14. Def Leppard 

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,663,142

15. John Mayer 

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,525,787

16. Michael Buble 

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,490,552

17. Hugh Jackman

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,473,290

18. Dave Matthews Band 

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,382,870

19. Florida Georgia Line 

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,335,082

20. Zac Brown Band

Average box office gross per city last week: $1,288,453

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