(FRESNO, Calif.) -- Despite a globally depressed economy and a lackluster summer touring season that saw many artists cancel outings, some rock acts acts made big bucks on the road in 2010.
Bon Jovi topped Pollstar's list of the year's highest-grossing concert tours, with the New Jersey rockers earning $201.1 million in 2010.
In fact, seven of the top ten acts were rock acts. AC/DC came in second, with $177 million in worldwide tour earnings, followed by U2 in third, with $160.9 million. Metallica took fifth, with $110.1 million. Paul McCartney, The Eagles and Roger Waters also made the top ten.
Here are the top ten highest-grossing acts, with worldwide tour earnings for 2010:
1. Bon Jovi, $201.1 million
2. AC/DC, $177 million
3. U2, $160.9 million
4. Lady Gaga, $133.6 million
5. Metallica, $110.1 million
6. Michael Buble, $104.2 million
7. Walking with Dinosaurs, $104.1 million
8. Paul McCartney, $93 million
9. The Eagles, $92.3 million
10. Roger Waters, $89.5 million
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