Rockers Bon Jovi have beaten out competition from Bruce Springsteen and Madonna to secure the highest grossing tour of 2008.
The Livin' On A Prayer hitmakers' Lost Highway international trek brought in $210.6 million (GBP142 million), just ahead of Springsteen's Magic Tour, which grossed $204.5 million (GBP137 million) worldwide, according to Billboard.
Pop superstar Madonna and her Sticky + Sweet dates came third in the countdown, garnering $162 million (GBP109 million), despite the Material Girl star still performing concerts across the globe.
Despite cancelling a string of gigs due to ill health, Celine Dion makes the top ten, as do comeback tours from rockers The Police and the Spice Girls.
The top ten grossing tours of 2008 is as follows.
1) Bon Jovi - $210.6 million (GBP142 million) 2) Bruce Springsteen - $204.5 million (GBP137 million) 3) Madonna - $162 million (GBP109 million) 4) The Police $150 million (GBP101 million) 5) Celine Dion - $91 million (GBP61.5 million) 6) Kenny Chesney $86 million (GBP58 million) 7) Neil Diamond $81.2 million (GBP55 million) 8) Spice Girls $70 million (GBP47 million) 9) Eagles $56.6 million (GBP38.2 million) 10) Rascal Flatts $55.8 million (GBP37.7 million)