By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 7/30/07 – 8/05/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Seattle Seahawks 2 n/a Jersey Boys 3 2 Boston Red Sox 4 4 Chicago Cubs 5 6 New York Yankees 6 5 Dallas Cowboys 7 3 Dave Matthews Band 8 7 Denver Broncos 9 n/a The Police 10 n/a
The second-ranked Seattle Seahawks and ninth-ranked Denver Broncos increase NFL’s presence on the Top Events chart and earn sports events the largest share of the overall rankings.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Seattle Seahawks 1 n/a Boston Red Sox 2 2 Chicago Cubs 3 4 New York Yankees 4 3 Dallas Cowboys 5 1 Denver Broncos 6 5 Carolina Panthers 7 n/a New England Patriots 8 n/a Kansas City Chiefs 9 10 Detroit Tigers 10 8
Though the Dallas Cowboys drop from number one to number five in the Top Sports rankings, the NFL still retains the top spot. The number one position is filled by the Seattle Seahawks in their chart debut. Pro football’s reach in the rankings extends to the Denver Broncos at six, the Carolina Panthers at seven, the New England Patriots at eight, and the Kansas City Chiefs at nine.
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Lion King 3 3 Grease 4 4 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 5 7 Monty Python's Spamalot 6 n/a Phantom of the Opera 7 8 Mary Poppins 8 6 Little Mermaid 9 n/a Mamma Mia! 10 10
Spamalot returns to the rankings in the number six spot.
Disney adds another production to the Top Ten with Little Mermaid at number nine.
TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Grease 3 4 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 4 6 Lion King 5 3 Monty Python's Spamalot 6 10 Mary Poppins 7 5 Phantom of the Opera 8 n/a Legally Blonde 9 9 Hairspray 10 7
Radio City Christmas Spectacular moves to number four this week, surpassing long time top-sellers Lion King and Mary Poppins.
Phantom replaces Young Frankenstein to take the number eight ranking.
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Dave Matthews Band 1 1 The Police 2 8 Justin Timberlake 3 10 Céline Dion 4 4 Beyoncé 5 7 Toby Keith 6 5 Kenny Chesney 7 2 Projekt Revolution Tour 8 6 Rush 9 9 Michael Bublé 10 n/a
Dave Matthews Band, a summer concert staple, spends a second straight week at number one.
The Police and Justin Timberlake make huge leaps up the chart to fill in the number two and three rankings. The Police move up six spots from number eight, while Timberlake advances seven spots from number ten.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS
Event This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day 1 1 Cirque Du Soleil: 2 4 The Beatles: LOVE Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 3 3 Elton John: The Red Piano 4 2 David Copperfield 5 6 Cirque Du Soleil: KÀ 6 9 Danny Gans 7 n/a Barry Manilow: Music and Passion 8 n/a Mamma Mia! 9 n/a Blue Man Group 10 8
Leaving Las Vegas: Bette Midler, Toni Braxton, and Lance Burton disappear from the Vegas chart this week, making room for Danny Gans, Barry Manilow, and Mamma Mia!
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Last Updated on August 10, 2007