Billy Joel and Elton John's joint tour is still raking in big bucks in America - it has been named the top money-earner of the past 12 months by music statistics company POLLSTAR.

The PIANO MEN trek has netted $52 million (GBP32.5 million) for the rockers - beating the Rolling Stones by $15 million (GBP9.4 million).

Despite the controversy surrounding their remarks about PRESIDENT BUSH, the Dixie Chicks have been named the third biggest money earners on the road - netting $35 million (GBP21.9 million) for the trio.

Celine Dion's concert series in Las Vegas, Nevada, is also a big earner, coming in at number four with $33 million (GBP20.6 million).

11/07/2003 00:14