Guns N' Roses' 'Not In This Lifetime' Is Third Highest-Grossing Tour Ever
By Andrew Magnotta @AndrewMagnotta
November 25, 2019
Guns N' Roses' record-breaking 'Not in This Lifetime' reunion tour has been confirmed as the third highest-grossing tour of all-time, earning an incredible $584 million on 5.4 million tickets sold for 158 concerts.
The tour began in 2016 with Rose, Slash and McKagan appearing together for the first time since 1996 at a pop-up concert at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, during which Rose broke his foot. The band persevered, however, with Rose leading GNR from a chair over its first several weeks back on the road.
The front man's stint with AC/DC turned many critics into admirers, as GNR alternated between arenas and stadiums across the globe, breaking attendance records and setting new digital high-water marks before wrapping up the tour November 3.
The economic success of 'Not in This Lifetime' is surpassed only by U2's 2009-2011 '360°' tour, which earned $736 million, and Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' tour of 2017-2019, which earned $775 million, Billboard reports.
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