Pollstar has just released its exclusive chart of the Top 10 Worldwide Concert Tours for all dates worked in calendar 2016.  Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band edged out Beyoncé for top honors worldwide although Queen Bey did take the number one slot for North America. 

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Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - Stadion Letzigrund, Zurich, Switzerland

In what has been a banner year for the concert business, the Top 10 Tours alone grossed a combined $1.67 billion.  That is significantly better than the $1.5 billion in 2015.

Pollstar will release its complete research package of the Top 200 Tours along with venues and promoters rankings on Jan. 6.

Click here to view the Top 10 Worldwide Concert Tours chart.