TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analyses for the week ending 12/24/06. TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1...

TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analyses for the week ending 12/24/06.

TOP 10 EVENTS

Event                          This Week   Last Week

Wicked                             1           1
Jersey Boys                        2           2
Bob Seger                          3           3
Rod Stewart                        4           7
Eric Clapton                       5           4
George Strait                      6           9
Josh Groban                        7           n/a
High School Musical                8           8
BCS Championship Game              9           5
Mary Poppins                       10          n/a


TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS

Event                          This Week   Last Week

BCS Championship Game              1           1
Dallas Cowboys                     2           5
Boston Red Sox                     3           3
Cleveland Cavaliers                4           7
Los Angeles Lakers                 5           n/a
New York Rangers                   6           6
Dallas Mavericks                   7           n/a
New York Knicks                    8           n/a
Allstate Sugar Bowl                9           2
Chicago Bulls                      10          9


TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS

Event                          This Week   Last Week

Wicked                             1           1
Jersey Boys                        2           2
Radio City Christmas Spectacular   3           3
Mary Poppins                       4           5
Lion King                          5           4
Monty Python's Spamalot            6           6
Phantom of the Opera               7           n/a
Blue Man Group                     8           7
Annie                              9           8
The Color Purple                   10          10


TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS

Event                          This Week   Last Week

Bob Seger                          1           2
Rod Stewart                        2           3
Eric Clapton                       3           1
George Strait                      4           5
Josh Groban                        5           6
High School Musical                6           4
Justin Timberlake                  7           7
Red Hot Chili Peppers              8           n/a
Celtic Woman                       9           8
Céline Dion                        10          n/a

Notable Changes:

--  The Christmas gift week ends with two Broadway shows in the top
    positions -- "Wicked" in the number one spot and "Jersey Boys" in the
    number two spot. "Jersey Boys" was helped by its San Francisco show and the
    soon to open Los Angeles show.
--  Céline Dion rises to number ten in the concert category as she
    prepares for her fifth and final year of "A New Day..." performances at the
    Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
--  "Phantom of the Opera" jumps to the number seven theatre spot with the
    New York and Vegas Shows doing brisk business.
    

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