Music fans would buy albums, merchandise and other items related to their favourite stars. Some die hard fans, would cross states, and even countries just to witness their idols perform during musical concerts. But for a concert ticket, just how much are you willing to spend?
Here are the most expensive concerts ever:
10. Fleetwood Mac – $282
Concert: On with the Show Tour (September 30, 2014 to December 20, 2014)
10. Fleetwood Mac current 2014 concert ticket costs $282. This band is the 24th best-selling band of all time tied with Neil Diamond. This band has captured the hearts of people across various generations. Last year, the band’s tour earned a gross income of $62 million.
9. Beyoncé – $282
Concert: The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour (April 15, 2013 to March 27, 2014)
Beyoncé follows with her The Mrs Carter Show with tickets that cost $282 each. Though her album didn’t reach the 2013 list of top-selling album because it was released late in the year, it still shattered iTunes records. Forbes named her the ninth top-earning musicians last year with $53 million net worth.
8. Roger Waters – $314
Concert: The Wall Live (15 September 2010 to 21 September 2013)
Roger Waters’ The Wall Live 2013 has a ticket cost of $314 each. Even without his band Pink Floyd, every body still wants to see the legend perform. 70-year-old Waters is the 15th highest-paid musician in 2013 with $44 million, according to Forbes.
7. Justin Timberlake – $339
Concert: The 20/20 Experience World Tour (November 6, 2013 to December 20, 2014)
Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience concert ticket cost $339. Fans paid a few bucks to watch his movie, but they would pay any amount just to see the talented music superstar perform.
6. The Eagles – $354
Concert: History of the Eagles Tour (July 6, 2013 to July 2, 2014)
The Eagles’ average concert ticket cost $354. This is the most popular band in America when it comes to album sales. Though, the band broke up and the reunited many times since 1972, they still manage to fill up concert venues.
5. Maroon 5 – $364
Maroon 5 concert ticket cost an average of $364. This band started out when they were still in high school back in 1994, now, they are one of the biggest pop rock bands in America.
4. One Direction – $460
Concert: Take Me Home Tour (23 February 2013 to 3 November 2013)
One Direction’s average concert ticket cost is $460. Their “What Makes You Beautiful” video got 12.5 million views in just one day in Vevo’s website. The band earned $24 million in 2013 making them Forbes’ top 20 highest-paid musicians.
3. The Rolling Stones – $624
Concert: 50 & Counting… (25 October 2012 to 13 July 2013)
The Rolling Stones The 50-Year History concert tickets cost $624. There is just no stopping this music icon. The band just keeps getting stronger with $39 million earned in 2013.
2. Miley Cyrus – $350 to $2,000
Concert: Best of Both Worlds Tour (October 18, 2007 to March 9, 2008)
Miley Cyrus Best of Both Worlds Tour with the Jonas Brothers in January 2008 had ticket prices selling from $350 to $2,000.There was even controversy involved in the ticket price because it bloated from an originally $29 to $66.
1. Michael Jackson – $5,000
Concert: Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special (July 6, 2013 to July 2, 2014)
The most expensive musical concert was Michael Jackson’s 30th Anniversary Special in 2001 in New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The King’s concert ticket price costs up to $5,000. He earned $7.5 million from that concert.