Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. 1. Taylor Swift; $4,924,051; $112.26. 2. Kenny Chesney; $3,063,483; $89.65. 3. Ed Sheeran; … Continue reading

Finnish rock band, sign-language rapper perform near Everest
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Finnish rock band, sign-language rapper perform near Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Finnish rock band Ancara and sign-language rapper Signmark performed in the foothills of Mount Everest over the weekend to raise funds for a music school for children with hearing disabilities. Dozens of music lovers cheered the musicians at Dingboche, a village at an altitude of 4,550 meters (14,900 feet) and a popular … Continue reading

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Sheriff probes how inmates made rap music video inside jail

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta-area sheriff is investigating how inmates inside one of the state’s largest jails were able to produce a rap music video. DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Man tells WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/1Hg5pq5) that the inmates recorded the video from the jail’s video visitation system. The station reports that the video, “Thuggin’ Live from … Continue reading