By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 4/16/07- 4/22/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Boston Red Sox 2 2 Kenny Chesney 3 3 New York Yankees 4 4 Oscar De La Hoya 5 9 The Police 6 6 Rush 7 5 Dave Matthews Band 8 n/a Jersey Boys 9 7 Chicago Cubs 10 10
Oscar De La Hoya continues to fight his way up the charts, moving four spots from number nine to number five.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Soul2Soul Tour disappears after five weeks on the Top Events chart. Dave Matthews Band, whose summer tour tickets went on sale this weekend, fills the void at the number eight position.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Boston Red Sox 1 1 New York Yankees 2 2 Oscar De La Hoya 3 3 Chicago Cubs 4 4 NBA Playoffs: Golden 5 n/a State Warriors NBA Playoffs: Los 6 n/a Angeles Lakers WWE 7 n/a NBA Playoffs: Miami 8 n/a Heat NHL Playoffs: New 9 5 York Rangers New York Mets 10 8
The NBA playoffs are the hot sports event this week. The Golden State Warriors debut in the number five spot with ticket sales likely to be bolstered by their unexpected victory over the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. The Los Angeles Lakers take the number six spot and the Miami Heat debut at number eight.
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Lion King 3 3 Mary Poppins 4 4 The Color Purple 5 7 Grease 6 5 Cirque Du Soleil: 7 10 The Beatles: LOVE Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 8 n/a Monty Python's 9 6 Spamalot Phantom of the Opera 10 8
Cirque Du Soleil gains some ground on the Top Theatre chart. “LOVE” moves up three spots from number ten to number seven and “O” reappears on the chart in the number eight position.
“Spamalot” slumps from number six to number nine due to a significant decline in New York City sales this week.
TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Mary Poppins 3 3 Lion King 4 4 Grease 5 5 The Color Purple 6 7 Mamma Mia! 7 n/a Hairspray 8 n/a Monty Python's 9 6 Spamalot Phantom of the Opera 10 8
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Kenny Chesney 1 1 The Police 2 3 Rush 3 2 Dave Matthews Band 4 n/a Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw 5 4 & Faith Hill Jimmy Buffett 6 7 Gwen Stefani 7 6 Tool 8 n/a Céline Dion 9 9 John Mayer 10 8
Loyal DMB fans seeking seats for his summer appearances land Dave Matthews at the number four position on the Top Concerts chart.
A number of weekend on sales and an upcoming album release boost Tool onto the chart at the number eight position.
After only a two week reprise, we say bye bye bye to Justin Timberlake. He drops off the chart after holding the number five spot.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWSEvent This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New 1 1 Day Cirque Du Soleil: 2 2 The Beatles: LOVE Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 3 3 Elton John: The Red 4 4 Piano Toni Braxton: 5 n/a Revealed Monty Python's 6 5 Spamalot Le Rêve 7 n/a Fab Four 8 8 V - The Ultimate 9 n/a Variety Show Cirque Du Soleil: KÀ 10 n/a
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