By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 6/18/07 – 6/24/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Boston Red Sox 2 2 The Police 3 5 2007 Gold Cup Final 4 n/a Jersey Boys 5 4 New York Yankees 6 3 Jimmy Buffett 7 n/a Chicago Cubs 8 6 Bon Jovi 9 n/a Dave Matthews Band 10 9
The CONCACAF Gold Cup Championship takes number four on the Overall Events chart before the event wraps up with a U.S. victory over Mexico.
Jimmy Buffett returns to the chart in the number seven spot and Bon Jovi debuts at number nine.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Boston Red Sox 1 1 2007 Gold Cup Final 2 n/a New York Yankees 3 2 Chicago Cubs 4 3 Detroit Tigers 5 8 San Diego Padres 6 n/a US Open Tennis 7 4 St. Louis Cardinals 8 7 San Francisco Giants 9 n/a Atlanta Braves 10 n/a
The U.S. team’s run for their second consecutive Gold Cup brings in more in sales than the New York Yankees this week. The Gold Cup Final takes the number two spot, bumping the Yanks to number three.
The San Diego Padres experience a big boost in sales that puts them at number six on the Top Sports chart.
The San Francisco Giants appear in the rankings at number nine as Barry Bonds draws closer to breaking Hank Aaron’s career home run record.
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Lion King 3 3 Monty Python's Spamalot 4 4 Grease 5 8 Mary Poppins 6 5 Phantom of the Opera 7 7 The Color Purple 8 10 Legally Blonde 9 9 High School Musical 10 n/a
Eight Tonys do only so much for Spring Awakening, which enjoyed a surge in sales after the Awards, but drops off both theatre charts this week.
TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Grease 3 7 Mary Poppins 4 3 Lion King 5 4 Monty Python's Spamalot 6 6 Legally Blonde 7 8 Phantom of the Opera 8 9 Hairspray 9 n/a Les Misérables 10 n/a
New Yorkers’ minds are on “Summer Nights.” Grease jumps from number seven to number three.
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week The Police 1 1 Jimmy Buffett 2 9 Bon Jovi 3 6 Dave Matthews Band 4 3 Toby Keith 5 4 Kenny Chesney 6 2 Rush 7 5 Michael Bublé 8 8 John Mayer 9 n/a Céline Dion 10 n/a
A Bama Breeze blows Jimmy Buffett from number nine to number two, displacing Kenny Chesney, who drops to number six.
Who says you can’t go home, indeed. Ticket sales for the ten shows at the Prudential Center in Bon Jovi’s home state of New Jersey put the band at number three this week.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWSEvent This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day 1 1 Elton John: The Red Piano 2 4 Bette Midler 3 7 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 4 3 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 5 2 Cirque Du Soleil: Mystère 6 n/a Monty Python's Spamalot 7 5 Stomp Out Loud 8 n/a Barry Manilow: Music and Passion 9 n/a Blue Man Group 10 6
Bette Midler, who ranked at number seven last week, surpasses Cirque Du Soleil this week to reach number three.
Stomp Out Loud makes it first appearance on the Top Vegas chart, debuting at number eight.
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