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1D was 2014's highest-grossing band in concert tour

Brit boyband One Direction has become the highest-grossing band in concert tour, it has been revealed. According to Pollstar's list of the Top 20 Worldwide Tours for the year, the group's 69-concert tour cashed-in 282.2 million dollars in revenue.

music Updated: Jan 01, 2015 16:48 IST
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Brit boyband One Direction has become the highest-grossing band in concert tour, it has been revealed.

According to Pollstar's list of the Top 20 Worldwide Tours for the year, the group's 69-concert tour cashed-in 282.2 million dollars in revenue, the New York Post reported.

The band grossed 62 times more than last year ahead of Justin Timberlake, whose 184.7 million dollars take made him the No. 2 highest-grossing concert tour.

The Rolling Stones band secured No. 3 in the list with 165.1 million dollars in sales at 25 concerts.

According to the newly- released list, Katy Perry with 153.3 million dollars from 106 shows and Beyonce+/Jay-Z 109.7 million dollars from 21 shows rounded out the top five.