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The 2006 Top Tours

December 14, 2005 (8:21 am) GMT
U2's world tour was the top-grossing trek of 2005, according to year-end figures set to be published Friday in Billboard magazine

Irish rock band known either for its music or social and political deeds has scored another record. The music group's "Vertigo" tour has been chosen as the Top-Grossing Trek of 2005, according to year-end figures set to be published Friday in Billboard magazine. Sold $260 million worth of tickets and drew more than 3 million people to 90 concerts, U2 really deserves to be on the top.

Comes at 2nd is , whose 77 shows earned them $117 million. is at 3rd with more than $71 million, followed by at No. 4 with $63 million. Others rounding out the Top 10 in succession are , , , , and .

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