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Apr112011

U2's '360' Tour Becomes Highest-Grossing Ever

Interscope Records(NEW YORK) -- U2's massive 360 tour has become the highest-grossing tour of all time.

Billboard reports that after the band played in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday, the tour's total gross topped $558 million.  That surpasses the $558 million the Rolling Stones set in 2007 after two years of road work on their Bigger Bang tour.

Not only does U2 now own the record for the highest-grossing tour but they've also set a record for the highest-attended tour, measured by the actual number of tickets sold -- more than seven million over 110 shows.

Though they've only just passed it at this point, when all is said and done, U2 will actually have broken the Stones' record by a comfortable margin.  When they finally wrap the North American leg of the tour on July 30, the 360 tour will have grossed over $700 million dollars.

U2 will kick off the North American leg of their tour on May 21 in Denver, Colorado.  All the tour dates can be found at their official website.

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