U2 presented with top honor by Billboard

Billboard held their 8th annual Touring Awards ceremony on Thursday night to recognize excellence in everything tours, marketing and managing. Among the top honorees were U2, Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean. U2 took home gold for Top Tour and Top Draw. Chesney’s massive “Goin’ Costal” tour earned them Top Package. The combined efforts of himself,…

The more things change, the more things stay the same

On Saturday, Billboard will hold their awards ceremony to announce the top grossing tour of 2011. In the running are Bon Jovi, U2, Usher, Take That and Kenny Chesney.According to Billboard’s statistics, the top grossing touring artist of 2010 and 2008 was Bon Jovi. In 2009 and 2005 it was U2, followed by The Rolling…