U2 Secures Top Spot as Highest-Earning Band in UK and Ireland for 2024 with £106 Million from Las Vegas Shows

U2 Secures Top Spot as Highest-Earning Band in UK and Ireland for 2024 with £106 Million from Las Vegas Shows

U2 has secured the top spot as the highest-earning band in the UK and Ireland for the year 2024, according to latest data.

Originally formed in Dublin in 1976, the Irish rock band comprising Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr., has amassed a staggering £106 million from just 23 shows in Las Vegas this year, drawing in over 382,000 fans.

Pollstar’s report highlights U2’s significant lead, nearly £30 million ahead of their closest competitors, Coldplay, who have earned approximately £80 million so far.

Coldplay’s earnings include their electrifying performance at the recent Glastonbury Festival, as reported by The Mirror.

Other notable earners include Depeche Mode with £40 million, Sir Paul McCartney with £35 million from nine shows, and Ed Sheeran with £12 million from six performances.

Comedian Peter Kay and former One Direction member Niall Horan both brought in £10 million each.

The 1975, Take That, and James Blunt also made substantial earnings from their respective tours.

Pollstar couldn’t include figures from Adele’s Las Vegas shows, as she doesn’t disclose her earnings.

Similarly, Taylor Swift’s financial details remain undisclosed.

Recently, U2 surprised Taylor Swift with a heartfelt bouquet ahead of her Dublin shows, showcasing their camaraderie and support within the music industry.

Taylor Swift’s Response and Current Tour Highlights

Taylor Swift, who performed three sold-out shows at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium, expressed her delight on Instagram with a photo of flowers and a handwritten note from U2 members.

Her ongoing Eras Tour, spanning multiple countries including recent stops in Amsterdam and upcoming shows in Germany and Austria, has been a monumental success.

Record-breaking Success and Future Plans

During her Liverpool show, Taylor Swift broke the stadium’s attendance record, previously set in 1952 for a football match.

Her Eras Tour, now at its 100th show, continues to captivate audiences worldwide.

Despite her busy schedule, Swift is already preparing for new music in 2025 and plans for another tour in 2026, inspired by her current experiences and recent album releases.

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