By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 4/09/07 – 4/15/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Boston Red Sox 2 2 Kenny Chesney 3 8 New York Yankees 4 4 Rush 5 7 The Police 6 3 Jersey Boys 7 5 Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill 8 6 Oscar De La Hoya 9 n/a Chicago Cubs 10 9
Kenny Chesney is the big mover this week, advancing five spots from number eight to number three.
The Police drop from position three to position six, putting them in the bottom half of the chart for the first time since they announced their reunion tour.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Boston Red Sox 1 1 New York Yankees 2 2 Oscar De La Hoya 3 n/a Chicago Cubs 4 3 NHL Playoffs: New York Rangers 5 n/a Green Bay Packers 6 n/a Samsung/RadioShack 500 7 5 New York Mets 8 4 St. Louis Cardinals 9 9 Dallas Cowboys 10 n/a
The release of the NFL schedule this week makes MLB’s monopoly of the sports chart short-lived. The Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys debut at spots six and ten, respectively.
Oscar De La Hoya tickets are becoming a hot commodity as fight night draws near. Rocketing ticket prices propel De La Hoya into the number three position.
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Lion King 3 4 Mary Poppins 4 3 Grease 5 6 Monty Python's Spamalot 6 5 The Color Purple 7 8 Phantom of the Opera 8 n/a Mamma Mia! 9 7 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 10 10
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 6 Grease 5 4 Monty Python's Spamalot 6 5 The Color Purple 7 9 Phantom of the Opera 8 n/a Legally Blonde 9 n/a Tarzan - The Musical 10 n/a
“The Music of the Night” enchants theatergoers to the Majestic Theatre and puts “Phantom of the Opera” back on the chart in the number eight spot.
“Legally Blonde” and “Tarzan” also make an appearance after a long absence, taking positions nine and ten, respectively.
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Kenny Chesney 1 4 Rush 2 3 The Police 3 1 Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill 4 2 Justin Timberlake 5 5 Gwen Stefani 6 6 Jimmy Buffett 7 8 John Mayer 8 7 Céline Dion 9 9 Rod Stewart 10 n/a
Weekend on sales give Kenny Chesney and Rush an edge over last week’s chart toppers — The Police and Soul2Soul. Chesney takes the top spot, with Rush settling in at number two, the Police at number three, and Soul2Soul at number four.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWSEvent This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day 1 1 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 2 2 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 3 4 Elton John: The Red Piano 4 3 Monty Python's Spamalot 5 5 Danny Gans 6 8 Blue Man Group 7 n/a Fab Four 8 10 Mamma Mia! 9 9 Lance Burton 10 n/a
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