By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 9/17/07 – 9/23/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Hannah Montana 1 1 Mayweather vs. Hatton 2 n/a Bruce Springsteen 3 2 Wicked 4 3 Van Halen 5 4 Green Bay Packers 6 6 Jersey Boys 7 5 Dallas Cowboys 8 7 Céline Dion 9 n/a Denver Broncos 10 8
Mayweather and Hatton’s “Undefeated” fight muscles its way back onto the chart to take the number two spot this week. The December 8 event quickly sold out through Ticketmaster but hasn’t deterred fans from finding hard-to-get tickets.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Mayweather vs. Hatton 1 n/a Green Bay Packers 2 1 Dallas Cowboys 3 2 Denver Broncos 4 3 Chicago Bears 5 8 Pittsburgh Steelers 6 10 New England Patriots 7 5 Texas Longhorns 8 7 New York Giants 9 6 Seattle Seahawks 10 n/a
If appearing on Dancing with the Stars and starring in an HBO reality show aren’t enough, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. grabs an additional bit of spotlight by taking number one on the Top Sports chart.
Major League Baseball drops out of the rankings with the regular season winding to a close. As teams begin to clinch playoff spots, post-season ticket sales should give the clubs a chance to break back into the top events.
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 3 3 Lion King 4 4 Monty Python's Spamalot 5 6 Grease 6 8 Young Frankenstein 7 5 The Color Purple 8 10 Blue Man Group 9 9 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 10 n/a
TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2 2 Jersey Boys 3 3 Grease 4 6 Young Frankenstein 5 4 Lion King 6 5 Monty Python's Spamalot 7 10 Mary Poppins 8 7 The Little Mermaid 9 8 Hairspray 10 n/a
Young Frankenstein and The Little Mermaid each drop one spot but maintain positions in the rankings weeks before their respective Broadway openings.
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS
Event This Week Last Week Hannah Montana 1 1 Bruce Springsteen 2 2 Van Halen 3 3 Céline Dion 4 4 Keith Urban 5 n/a Trans-Siberian Orchestra 6 5 Genesis 7 7 Bon Jovi 8 n/a Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony 9 n/a Neil Young 10 n/a
The week’s on sales put Keith Urban back on the chart at five, return Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony to the rankings at nine, and introduce Neil Young to the list at number ten.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS
Event This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day . . . 1 1 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 2 2 Elton John: The Red Piano 3 4 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 4 3 Barry Manilow: Music and Passion 5 n/a David Copperfield 6 9 Blue Man Group 7 5 Cirque Du Soleil: Zumanity 8 10 Cirque Du Soleil: KÀ 9 n/a Monty Python's Spamalot 10 7
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