By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 7/16/07 – 7/22/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Boston Red Sox 2 2 Jersey Boys 3 3 Chicago Cubs 4 4 New York Yankees 5 5 Rascal Flatts 6 8 Dave Matthews Band 7 10 Céline Dion 8 n/a Kenny Chesney 9 n/a Beyoncé 10 9
Concert events again fill the bottom half of the chart with Rascal Flatts moving up to the number six spot, Dave Matthews Band advancing to number seven, Céline Dion and Kenny Chesney rejoining the chart at eight and nine, and Beyoncé dropping one spot to ten.
The Police disappear from the Overall Top 10 Events rankings twenty-two weeks after debuting on the chart.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Boston Red Sox 1 1 Chicago Cubs 2 2 New York Yankees 3 3 Detroit Tigers 4 4 Los Angeles Galaxy 5 n/a Dallas Cowboys 6 5 Baltimore Orioles 7 10 US Open Tennis 8 6 St. Louis Cardinals 9 8 Miami Dolphins 10 n/a
Thanks to David Beckham’s U.S. debut, the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team shoots up to number five on the Top Sports chart.
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Grease 3 4 Lion King 4 3 Mary Poppins 5 5 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 6 7 Monty Python's Spamalot 7 9 Phantom of the Opera 8 6 Legally Blonde 9 8 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 10 n/a
Radio City Christmas Spectacular enjoys its second straight week on the Top Theatre chart as it attempts to take root in the rankings.
TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Grease 3 4 Mary Poppins 4 5 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 5 6 Lion King 6 3 Legally Blonde 7 7 Hairspray 8 8 Monty Python's Spamalot 9 10 Mamma Mia! 10 n/a
Grease moves up to number three in the rankings with previews beginning tonight. The show officially opens on August 19, 2007.
Lion King drops three spots to number six, the lowest it has appeared in the rankings since early April.
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Rascal Flatts 1 3 Dave Matthews Band 2 5 Céline Dion 3 7 Kenny Chesney 4 9 Beyoncé 5 4 The Police 6 1 Projekt Revolution Tour 7 n/a Jimmy Buffett 8 n/a Nickelback 9 2 Michael Bublé 10 n/a
The Top Concerts chart bustles with activity this week.
Rascal Flatts advances two spots to become this week’s number one concert event. Dave Matthews Band moves up three spots to take number two. Céline Dion leaps up four places to become number three. Kenny Chesney climbs five places from number nine to number four.
The Police drop from the coveted number one spot to number six while Nickelback plummets from number two to number nine.
Aerosmith, Toby Keith, and Tim McGraw & Faith Hill’s Soul2Soul Tour drop off the chart this week to make room for the Projekt Revolution Tour, Jimmy Buffett, and Michael Bublé.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWSEvent This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day 1 1 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 2 4 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 3 2 Elton John: The Red Piano 4 3 Cirque Du Soleil: KÀ 5 9 Le Rêve 6 n/a Blue Man Group 7 n/a Monty Python's Spamalot 8 7 Fab Four 9 n/a David Copperfield 10 10
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