Highest Grossing Hip Hop Tour Ever

He is loved here “The 6” and around the world! Drake and Future’s “Summer Sixteen Tour” is now the highest grossing hip-hop tour of all time according to PollStar. Drizzy’s 54 shows in 38 cities grossed $84.3 million. The record was previously held by Kanye and Jay Z’s Watch The Throne tour in 2011-2012 which earned $75 million US. Drake’s ankle injury forced him to postpone several concerts in the Fall but is set to hit the road again kicking off his European tour in Amsterdam January 21st and wrapping up in Cologne Germany March 16. Despite the record numbers Drake didn’t crack the top 10 but two other fellow Canadians Justin Bieber and Celine Dion made the list. What was your fav show or concert tour of the year? Join our conversation on our Facebook page

Pollstar’s Top 10 Tours Worldwide In 2016 (US dollars)

01.Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – $268.3 million
02.Beyoncé Knowles – $256.2 million
03.Coldplay – $241 million
04.Guns N’ Roses – $188.4 million
05.Adele – $167.7 million
06.Justin Bieber – $163.3 million
07.Paul McCartney – $110.6 million
08.Garth Brooks – $97 milion
09.The Rolling Stones – $90.9 million
10.Céline Dion – $85.5 million

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