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Elton John and the Rolling Stones sold more than half a billion dollars of total concert tickets in 2022. John reportedly earned over 334 million dollars with 85 Farewell Yellow Brick Road dates, second only to Bad Bunny on Billboard’s 2022 Top Tours chart. The Stones came in at No. 6 with more than 179 million, over only 20 shows.

Four other rock tours earned over $100 million on the road last year, including the Red Hot Chili Peppers with 176 million from 31 shows. Def Leppard and Motley Crue made $173 million in 35 shows and Paul McCartney raked in $105 million over 16 concerts.  The Eagles also earned $104 million in 40 shows.

Did you see any of the top earning rock acts this year? Which ones?