23 December 2011
U2's 360 world tour has been crowned as the highest-earning of 2011, according to newly released statistics.
The band's series of concerts which began in 2009, grossed a staggering $293 million across 44 shows this year, according to Billboard Boxscore.
Bon Jovi, was the highest-earning act in 2010 and not surprisingly took second place with his earnings of $192 million for his 68 shows this year.
Roger Waters and Taylor Swift completed the top five highest-grossing touring artists of the year, while Usher and Lady Gaga were also named in the top 10.