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Who made the most money from tours in 2022? Here is the Top 10

Every year, Billboard publishes its ranking of the singers and bands that have earned the most money from touring during the year.

There is no shortage of surprises in the rankings, and the data extrapolated from Billboard's list makes us realise that after the difficult years of the pandemic, the desire to return to live music was very high.

Here are the 'richest tours of 2022': in the ranking you will also find the number of tour dates and the number of total spectators in attendance. Here are the Top 10.

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The most profitable tours of 2022
Every year, Billboard publishes its ranking of the singers and bands that grossed the most from their tours during the year. There is no shortage of surprises in the rankings, and the data extrapolated from Billboard's list makes us realise that, after the difficult years of the pandemic, the desire to return to live music was very high. Here are the 'richest' tours of 2022: in the ranking you will also find the number of tour dates and the number of total spectators in attendance. Here are the Top 10.
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10) The Weeknd ($131 million box office)
In tenth position we find The Weeknd: in 2022, the Canadian singer performed 19 times, totalling some 905,000 spectators at his shows.
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9) Kenny Chesney ($135 million box office)
Ninth place for country star Kenny Chesney, whose tour in 2022 included 41 stops and almost 1.3 million total spectators.
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8) Def Leppard & Mötley Crüe ($173.5 million box office)
A memorable tour starring the British Def Leppard and the American Mötley Crüe, a tour that included 35 stages: around 1.3 million spectators attended these concerts, who certainly did not get bored for a moment during the live performances.
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7) RHCP ($177 million box office)
Anthony Kiedis and co. toured 31 times in 2022, with almost one and a half million fans attending their live shows.
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6) The Rolling Stones ($179 million box office)
The Stones have no intention of stopping and soon we will have new news about their next unreleased album, which is apparently currently being mixed. Jagger and co. performed on 20 occasions in 2022, with almost 950,000 paying spectators.
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5) Coldplay ($208 million box office)
Coldplay are not stopping and are touring the world again in 2023 with their Music of the Spheres World Tour. Last year there were 40 live dates, with a total of more than 2.2 million spectators.
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4) Harry Styles ($214.5 million box office)
2022 was a memorable year for Harry Styles between unreleased albums, digital sales, Grammy Awards and also concerts: in 2022, the former One Direction member was the star of a 71-stop tour with 1.4 million spectators.
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3) Ed Sheeran ($246 million box office)
Ed Sheeran came in third place for total box office in 2022, but won the gold medal for the number of total viewers: he was the only singer able to exceed 3 million people at his 63-date tour.
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2) Elton John ($334.5 million box office)
There were 84 live performances by Elton John in 2022, giving him second place in the list of the most profitable tours last year: more than 2 million people attended the British singer-songwriter's concerts.
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1) Bad Bunny ($373.5 million box office)
Bad Bunny's 65-stop tour was the highest-grossing tour in 2022. There were also many fans who flocked to the Puerto Rican rapper's concerts: about 1.8 million people.
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