TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 3/19/07 – 3/25/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill 2 5 The Police 3 3 Boston Red Sox 4 7 Kenny Chesney 5 4 New York Yankees 6 9 Jersey Boys 7 8 Jimmy Buffett 8 2 Roger Waters 9 10 Lion King 10 n/a
With Opening Day just around the corner, MLB sales are picking up. The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees both climb three spots this week. The Sox move up from number seven to number four and the Yankees jump from number nine to number six.
Soul2Soul also climbs three spots this week, moving from the number five position to the number two position. Successful on sales put the country music artists not far behind the reigning number one “Wicked.”
As some events go up, others must come down. Casualties this week include Jimmy Buffett, who sinks from the number two spot down to number eight, and Genesis, who after gaining three spots last week are now knocked off the top events chart completely.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Boston Red Sox 1 1 New York Yankees 2 2 Chicago Cubs 3 3 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Elite Eight 4 n/a St. Louis Cardinals 5 9 Kentucky Derby 6 n/a NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Sweet Sixteen 7 5 Samsung/RadioShack 500 8 n/a Oscar De La Hoya 9 4 WWE 10 n/a
Major League Baseball continues to dominate the top of the Sports chart, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships claim two positions with the Sweet Sixteen dropping to number seven and the Elite Eight debuting at number four, and the Kentucky Derby races up the chart, debuting at the number six
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Lion King 3 4 Mary Poppins 4 3 Monty Python's Spamalot 5 7 Grease 6 6 The Color Purple 7 5 Blue Man Group 8 9 Mamma Mia! 9 10 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 10 n/a
Cirque Du Soleil is no longer feeling the “LOVE” as their Beatles tribute show drops off the chart nine weeks after its initial appearance.
TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Mary Poppins 3 3 Lion King 4 4 Grease 5 5 Monty Python's Spamalot 6 7 The Color Purple 7 6 Mamma Mia! 8 9 Hairspray 9 n/a Beauty & the Beast 10 n/a
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill 1 4 The Police 2 2 Kenny Chesney 3 3 Jimmy Buffett 4 1 Roger Waters 5 6 Genesis 6 5 John Mayer 7 n/a Christina Aguilera 8 10 Rod Stewart 9 n/a Céline Dion 10 9
A large number of on sales this week launches John Mayer into the number seven position.
The Soul2Soul tour surpasses Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, and The Police to claim the number one spot.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS
Event This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day 1 1 Elton John: The Red Piano 2 3 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 3 4 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 4 2 Monty Python's Spamalot 5 5 Blue Man Group 6 n/a Mamma Mia! 7 n/a Penn & Teller 8 n/a Jubilee! 9 n/a V - The Ultimate Variety Show 10 9
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