By Stacey Willets

TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 2/19/07-2/25/07.

            OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS
Event                    This Week  Last Week
The Police                   1          1
Wicked                       2          2
Keith Urban                  3          6
Jersey Boys                  4          3
Justin Timberlake            5          4
Kenny Chesney                6          5
Boston Red Sox               7          7
Houston Rodeo                8         n/a
Eric Clapton                 9         n/a
Christina Aguilera           10         8

The Police enjoy their second straight week at number one as they continue to add (and sell out) more shows.

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             TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS
Event                    This Week  Last Week
Boston Red Sox               1          1
Houston Rodeo                2          3
New York Yankees             3          4
Chicago Cubs                 4         n/a
Dallas Mavericks             5          7
New York Knicks              6         n/a
Samsung/RadioShack 500       7         n/a
Philadelphia Phillies        8         n/a
New York Rangers             9          10
WWE                          10         6

            TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS
Event                    This Week  Last Week
Wicked                       1          1
Jersey Boys                  2          2
Mary Poppins                 3          3
Lion King                    4          5
Monty Python's Spamalot      5          6
Blue Man Group               6          4
The Color Purple             7         n/a
Cirque Du Soleil:            8          7
   The Beatles: "LOVE"
Phantom of the Opera         9          8
Mamma Mia!                   10         9

Event                    This Week  Last Week
Wicked                       1          1
Jersey Boys                  2          2
Mary Poppins                 3          3
Lion King                    4          6
Monty Python's Spamalot      5          4
The Color Purple             6          10
Phantom of the Opera         7          9
Tarzan - The Musical         8         n/a
Mamma Mia!                   9          5
The Coast of Utopia          10        n/a

Further supporting the perception that everything “American Idol” touches turns to gold, “The Color Purple” leaps from the number ten spot to number six this week following the announcement that season three winner Fantasia Barrino will be joining the cast in the spring.

            TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS
Event                    This Week  Last Week
The Police                   1          1
Keith Urban                  2          4
Justin Timberlake            3          2
Kenny Chesney                4          3
Eric Clapton                 5          8
Christina Aguilera           6          5
Bob Seger                    7          6
Jimmy Buffett                8         n/a
Roger Waters                 9         n/a
Rod Stewart                  10         10

            TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS
Event                    This Week  Last Week
Céline Dion: A New Day       1          1
Cirque Du Soleil:            2          2
   The Beatles: "LOVE"
Elton John: The Red          3          4
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"        4          3
Le Rêve                      5          10
Monty Python's Spamalot      6         n/a
Barry Manilow: Music and     7         n/a
La Femme                     8         n/a
Penn & Teller                9         n/a
Cirque Du Soleil:            10         5

Renewed excitement for Le Rêve elevates the show from the number ten spot to number five. The musical will go dark for a period of renovation beginning on March 6, and will reopen on April 5 with a new look in an upgraded, more luxurious theater. is a comprehensive industry and consumer source for news and information relating to the ticket industry. TicketNews is a one-stop source for industry news, market analysis, event announcements, cancellations, and information. TicketNews is updated daily with original articles and an aggregation of third party sources. TicketNews information is based on ticket sales from the TicketNetwork Exchange™, the world’s largest secondary market exchange.

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Last Updated on March 29, 2007