“The bitch is again” for the sixth time, as Elton John tops Billboard’s month-to-month Boxscore report at No. 1 on the Prime Excursions chart. In response to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore, his eight exhibits in November grossed almost $60.2 million and offered 340,000 tickets.
That sixth gold medal dates to the inaugural month-to-month Prime Excursions chart, when John earned $23.4 million in February 2019. He did it twice extra in 2019, as soon as in 2020, and once more simply final month. Together with his November ’22 triumph, he extends his file for probably the most months at No. 1, distancing himself from Unhealthy Bunny’s 4 and The Rolling Stones’ three.
John additionally claims 4 of the highest 10 positions on Prime Boxscores, which ranks the top-grossing live performance occasions of the month. These are led by his triple-header at Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium, grossing $23.5 million from 143,000 tickets offered on Nov. 17, 19 and 20. The L.A. exhibits served because the final home concert events of his farewell tour, with the ultimate night time livestreamed on Disney+ with particular visitors Brandi Carlile, Kiki Dee and Dua Lipa.
In any other case, John banked $15.7 million in Phoenix (Nov. 11-12 at Chase Discipline), $8.8 million in San Diego (Nov. 9 at Petco Park), $7.8 million in Las Vegas (Nov. 1 at Allegiant Stadium) and $4.3 million in Denver (Nov. 4 at Ball Enviornment).
The Denver present was a alternative for a Houston stadium live performance that was canceled as a result of Astros advancing within the World Sequence, and is John’s solely occasion of the month that misses the highest 10 on Prime Boxscores.
Aside from that last-minute switch-up, John’s been enjoying stadiums in North America since mid-July after touring home arenas for the primary a number of legs of the tour. This string of 33 exhibits grossed $222.1 million and offered 1.3 million tickets, fairly simply the strongest leg of your entire run. At $6.7 million and 40,500 tickets per present, it paced near 2:1 in opposition to any earlier stretch, together with the European stadium run over the summer season.
John is eclipsed on Prime Boxscores by fellow British pop-rockers Coldplay. The band grossed $29.8 million and offered 377,000 tickets over six exhibits at Estadio Unico Ciudad de La Plata in Buenos Aires. These had been a part of a 10-show run that started in October, incomes $49.7 million in complete.
Harry Kinds additionally notches a high 5 placement with carryover exhibits. After enjoying six concert events at Inglewood’s Kia Discussion board in October, he mounted one other six in November. His month-to-month gross there was $19.3 million, a part of a $38.1 million complete. He’ll play one other three exhibits on the enviornment in 2023, after rescheduling dates on account of sickness.
Lately named the highest touring act of the yr, Unhealthy Bunny begins the ’23 monitoring interval at No. 2 on Prime Excursions with $38.3 million. Whereas falling quick on the chart, he finishes November with probably the most tickets offered, having performed to 493,000 followers all through the month in Latin America. Bunny beforehand reigned on the Prime Excursions rating in February, March, August and September of this yr.
The year-end Prime Excursions continues to overflow into the November chart with Kinds and Coldplay at Nos. 4-5, repeating their respective year-end ranks. Rounding out the month’s high 5, Daddy Yankee is No. 3, who positioned at No. 13 for the year-end checklist.
A pair of festivals at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez make the open-air live performance venue the top-grossing locale of the month. Corona Capital ($21 million; 242,000 tickets) and Coca-Cola Stream Fest ($13 million; 193,000 tickets) mixed to $34 million and 435,000 tickets, surpassing the Buenos Aires stadium for its six Coldplay exhibits.