Nicki Minaj, Shania Twain & AC/DC lead latest highest-grossing tours tally

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Nicki Minaj tops Billboard's latest weekly Hot Tours recap based on $13 million in revenue from the world tour supporting her album The Pinkprint, released last December. With 20 performances reported from the tour's trek through North American markets, the sold ticket count reached 293,036 from seven arenas and 13 outdoor amphitheaters booked during the summer run.

A sold out performance on July 26 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center produced the highest gross on the summer schedule with $1.3 million in ticket sales from 14,186 sold seats. Chicago-area shed Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre logged the largest crowd among the North American venues with 22,700 fans present for an outdoor performance on Aug. 9. Philadelphia native Meek Mill, hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, singer Tinashe and rapper Dej Loaf filled out the bill for the North American run.

Minaj began her tour in Europe on March 16, playing 17 cities in eight countries on the continent during a four-week span. A second European stint followed in July with festival appearances in eight cities, and the North American trek kicked off with a sold out performance in Dallas on July 17. The five-week run wrapped in Canada with a concert on Aug. 19 at Edmonton's Rexall Place. She followed up her road dates with an appearance at the inaugural Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival on Aug. 23 at New York-area outdoor amphitheater Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on Long Island.

Behind Minaj is Shania Twain's continuing Rock This Country tour with $7.9 million grossed from a series of shows between Aug. 10-23.

AC/DC appears on the Hot Tours tally at No. 3 with $4 million in sales reported from an outdoor Canadian performance on Aug. 28 at the Plaines d'Abraham in Quebec City. Promoted by Live Nation and Montreal-based event producer evenko, the concert drew 48,588 fans.

The legendary Australian rock group is on the road in North American through the end of September in support of its November 2014 release, Rock or Bust. The band appeared at the Coachella Music Festival in April before playing 24 cities in Europe from May 5 through July 25. A North American leg began on Aug. 22 and will feature performances in 11 stadiums during a five-week run that wraps at the end of September. The Quebec performance was the first of three outdoor events staged in Canadian markets during the trek. Finally, in November and December, the band will return home to wrap the tour with a seven-city swing through Australia and New Zealand.

HOT TOURS - Sept. 1, 2015
Ranked by Gross. Compiled from Boxscores reported Aug. 25-31
RankACT
Total Gross
Show Date Range
Show Venue/City (Shows/Sellouts)
Total Attendance (Capacity)
1NICKI MINAJ
$13,010,440
July 17-Aug. 19
Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas (1/1)
Toyota Center, Houston (1/0)
Klipsch Amphitheatre at Bayfront Park, Miami (1/1)
Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, Va. (1/0)
PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, N.J. (1/1)
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. (1/1)
Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto (1/1)
Bell Centre, Montreal (1/0)
DTE Energy Music Center, Clarkston, Mich. (1/1)
Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta (1/1)
PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte (1/0)
Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, N.J. (1/1)
First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, Pa. (1/0)
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, Ill. (1/0)
Pepsi Center, Denver (1/0)
Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, Calif. (1/0)
Concord Pavilion, Concord, Calif. (1/1)
Rogers Arena, Vancouver (1/0)
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta (1/0)
Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta (1/0)
293,036 (321,535)
2SHANIA TWAIN
$7,974,263
Aug. 10-23
American Airlines Center, Dallas (1/1)
Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City (1/0)
Pepsi Center, Denver (1/1)
EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City (1/1)
SAP Center, San Jose (1/0)
Honda Center, Anaheim (1/0)
Staples Center, Los Angeles (1/0)
Valley View Casino Center, San Diego (1/0)
Save Mart Center, Fresno, Calif. (1/0)
85,081 (93,336)
3AC/DC
$4,047,480
Aug. 28
Plaines d'Abraham, Quebec City (1/0)
48,588 (58,000)
4CHAYANNE
$2,381,196
Aug. 7-27
EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Va. (1/0)
Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J. (1/0)
Agganis Arena, Boston (1/0)
The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York (1/0)
Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill. (1/0)
Toyota Center, Houston (1/0)
25,122 (33,337)
5RICKY MARTIN
$1,567,765
June 19-20
Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City (2/2)
19,040 (19,040)
6CAETANO VELOSO E GILBERTO GIL
$1,080,038
Aug. 20-28
Citibank Hall, São Paulo, Brazil (4/0)
Teatro Opera Arame, Curitiba, Brazil (1/0)
Auditório Araújo Vianna, Porto Alegre, Brazil (1/0)
17,855 (20,411)
7OV7 & KABAH
$636,389
Aug. 21-22
Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City (2/0)
18,220 (19,242)
8MANÁ
$594,760
July 1
Amway Center, Orlando (1/0)
6,004 (7,407)
9MÖTLEY CRÜE
$557,610
Aug. 24
Bell Centre, Montreal (1/0)
8,439 (10,168)
10JOHN OLIVER
$505,196
Aug. 27-28
Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Austraia (3/3)
8,532 (8,532)

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Nicki Minaj performs at Fashion Rocks 2014 at the Barclays center on September 9, 2014 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj performs at Fashion Rocks 2014 at the Barclays center on September 9, 2014 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Three Lions Entertainment)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Jessie J, from left, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande perform at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Jessie J, from left, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande perform at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Skylar Grey, left, and Nicki Minaj perform at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Skylar Grey, left, and Nicki Minaj perform at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Jessie J, from left, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande perform on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj on stage during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj on stage during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj on stage during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj on stage during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj on stage during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj performs during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Host Nicki Minaj is lowered into the auditorium held by wires during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 09: Host Nicki Minaj on stage during the MTV EMA's 2014 at The Hydro on November 9, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images for MTV)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: Rapper Nicki Minaj (C) performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj performs at Fashion Rocks 2014 at the Barclays center on September 9, 2014 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Three Lions Entertainment)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Nicki Minaj performs at Fashion Rocks 2014 at the Barclays center on September 9, 2014 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Three Lions Entertainment)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage at Fashion Rocks 2014 presented by Three Lions Entertainment at the Barclays Center of Brooklyn on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Three Lions Entertainment)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Nicki Minaj performs on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), August 24, 2014 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Recording artist Nicki Minaj (C) performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Recording artist Nicki Minaj (C) performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29: Singer Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29: Singer Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 17: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage at Power 106 FM's Powerhouse at Honda Center on May 17, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 17: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage at Power 106 FM's Powerhouse at Honda Center on May 17, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Rapper Nicki Minaj and Rapper Fabolous perform onstage at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2013, presented by Play GIG-IT, at Barclays Center on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Clear Channel)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs onstage at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2013, presented by Play GIG-IT, at Barclays Center on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Clear Channel)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2013 BET Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19: Recording artist Nicki Minaj (L) and rapper Lil Wayne perform onstage during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19: Rapper Lil Wayne (L) and recording artist Nicki Minaj perform onstage during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19: Recording artist Nicki Minaj (L) and rapper Lil Wayne perform onstage during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Nicki Minaj's UK arena tour promoting the release of her second album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded at the O2 on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in London. (Photo by Mark Allan/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj's UK arena tour promoting the release of her second album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded at the O2 on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in London. (Photo by Mark Allan/Invision/AP)
Rapper and singer-songwriter Nicki Minaj performs on her Pink Friday: Reloaded Tour in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/SNPA, David Rowland) NEW ZEALAND OUT
MIAMI , FL - JULY 2: Nicki Minaj performs during the "Pink Friday World Tour 2012 at the James L. Knight Center" on July 24, 2012 in Miami , Florida. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)
MIAMI , FL - JULY 2: Nicki Minaj performs during the "Pink Friday World Tour 2012 at the James L. Knight Center" on July 24, 2012 in Miami , Florida. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)
MIAMI , FL - JULY 2: Nicki Minaj performs during the "Pink Friday World Tour 2012 at the James L. Knight Center" on July 24, 2012 in Miami , Florida. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Cam'ron, and Nicki Minaj perform at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Pepsi)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Lil Wayne and Drake perform at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Pepsi)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Nicki Minaj performs at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Pepsi)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Nicki Minaj performs at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Pepsi)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Nicki Minaj performs at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Pepsi)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Nicki Minaj performs at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Pepsi)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 22: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs at the Staples Center on April 22, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 22: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs at the Staples Center on April 22, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Nicki Minaj performs at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Pepsi)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj performs at Fashion Rocks 2014 at the Barclays center on September 9, 2014 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Three Lions Entertainment)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Nicki Minaj performs at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Pepsi)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Nicki Minaj performs at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Pepsi)
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