The Rolling Stones Win Billboard Concert Touring Awards
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The Rolling Stones Win Billboard Concert Touring Awards

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on November 22, 2014

in News,Noise Pro

The Rolling Stones have won the Top Boxscore Award at the 11th annual Billboard Touring Awards.

The awards over the last few years have normally been dominated by veteran artists like U2, Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen but, with most of them off the road in 2014, it was the newer artists like One Direction who dominated.

The only other veteran artist to be named in a competed category was Billy Joel and Citi at Madison Square Garden for the Concert and Marketing Promotion Award. Lionel Richie was chosen outside of the awards structure for the Legend of Live.

The Rolling Stones’ award was for the top box office for a single run of shows, February 26, March 4 and March 6 at the Tokyo Dome.

The full list of winners

Top Tour – One Direction
Top Draw – One Direction
Top Package – Katy Perry Prismatic Tour, featuring Capital Cities, Kacey Musgraves, Tegan & Sara, Becky G, Ferras
Top Boxscore – Rolling Stones – Tokyo Dome – Feb. 26, March 4, 6
Breakthrough – Florida Georgia Line
Top Comedy Tour – Jeff Dunham
Top Promoter – Live Nation Entertainment
Top Agency – Creative Artists Agency
Top Manager – Modest! Management
Top Independent Promoter (International) – T4F – Time For Fun
Top Independent Promoter (U.S.) – C3 Presents
Top Festival – Coachella Music & Arts Festival, Indio, CA
Top Venue – Under 10,000 Seats – Radio City Music Hall, New York City
Top Venue – Under 5,000 Seats – The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Vegas
Top Amphitheater – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto
Top Arena – O2 Arena, London
Top Club – House of Blues, Boston
Concert Marketing & Promotion Award – Billy Joel/Citi at Madison Square Garden
Golden Circle Award – Ron Delsener
Humanitarian Award – Light of Day Foundation
Legend of Live Award – Lionel Richie

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