The top selling event for the week ending May 30 is the Chicago Blackhawks home games during the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. The event...

The top selling event for the week ending May 30 is the Chicago Blackhawks home games during the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. The event has a 6.77 power score, which puts it ahead of Wicked (6.05) and Paul McCartney (2.73).

Home games for the Philadelphia Flyers, the Blackhawks opponent in the Stanley Cup Finals, make the overall top ten at number four (2.70). The New York Yankees (five, 2.59) outsold Lady Gaga (six, 2.34) and Justin Bieber (seven, 1.97). Former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters comes in at number eight (1.96). Closing out the Top Combined Events are American Idol Live (1.86) and James Taylor & Carole King (1.72).

Paul McCartney leads the Top Concert Events rankings with a 5.70 power score, followed by Lady Gaga (4.90). The shows that made the overall top ten, also made the concert top ten, with the addition of Dave Matthews Band (seven, 3.48), Glee Live (eight, 2.84), and Brooks & Dunn (2.58). The Jonas Brothers & Demi Lovato are number ten (2.28).

The sports rankings show the NHL Stanley Cup Finals games on top, with the NBA Finals also faring well in these rankings. Phoenix Suns home games during the NBA Western Conference Finals is number seven (2.70), followed by Boston Celtics home games during the NBA Eastern Conference Finals and the NBA Finals at numbers eight and nine, respectively. Not to be outdone, Los Angeles Lakers home games for the Western Conference Finals came in at number ten (2.11). Baseball’s Boston Red Sox (four, 4.88), Chicago Cubs (five, 3.21), and Minnesota Twins (six, 3.04) remained popular tickets this week.

“Wicked” (40.16), Lion King (9.79), and Jersey Boys (three, 8.69) lead off the Top Theater Events. The Addams Family makes the theater top ten at number six (3.26). Also making the top ten are classics Phantom of the Opera (seven, 2.96) and Mamma Mia! (eight, 1.88). American Idiot is number nine (1.66) and Mary Poppins is number ten (1.39).

“Wicked” also tops the Broadway rankings with a 31.21 power score. Other top selling Broadway shows include Fences (four, 8.56) and Billy Elliot (six, 5.15). A Little Night Music is number nine, power score 2.29.

Cher still has the lead in the Vegas rankings. Her 70.74 power score gives her a huge lead over Cirque du Soleil – The Beatles: Love (two, 9.58) and Blue Man Group (three, 4.47). Cirque du Soleil – KÀ (four, 3.18) edges ahead of David Copperfield (five, 2.78) and Criss Angel: Believe (six, 2.36). Le Rêve is number seven (1.43) and Jubilee! is number eight (1.02). Rounding out the Vegas top ten is Fab Four Live (0.80) and Jay Leno (ten 0.73).

TicketNews Exclusive Rankings and Power Scores are based on ticket sales from the TicketNetwork ExchangeTM, the world’s largest secondary market exchange. Two factors are used to calculate a power score: total ticket sales from the given event and total ticket sales within the category. Since the sum of all events’ power scores equals 100 in any given category, an individual event’s Power Score represents its category-specific significance. Top Seller Power Scores should only be used to compare sellers within a particular category, and not across categories.

Top Combined Events

Week Ending 05/30/2010

     EventScore
1 NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Chicago Blackhawks Tickets

6.77
2 Wicked Tickets6.05
3 Paul McCartney Tickets2.73
4 NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Philadelphia Flyers Tickets

2.70
5 New York Yankees Tickets2.59
6 Lady Gaga Tickets2.34
7 Justin Bieber Tickets

1.97
8 Roger Waters Tickets1.96
9 American Idols Live Tickets1.86
10 James Taylor & Carole King Tickets

1.72

Top Concert Events

Week Ending 05/30/2010

     EventScore
1 Paul McCartney Tickets5.70
2 Lady Gaga Tickets

4.90
3 Justin Bieber Tickets4.11
4 Roger Waters Tickets4.10
5 American Idols Live Tickets

3.89
6 James Taylor & Carole King Tickets3.59
7 Dave Matthews Band Tickets3.48
8

Glee Live Tickets

2.84
9 Brooks & Dunn Tickets

2.58
10 Jonas Brothers & Demi Lovato Tickets2.28

Top Sports Events

Week Ending 05/30/2010

     EventScore
1 NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Chicago Blackhawks Tickets

14.64
2 NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Philadelphia Flyers Tickets7.94
3 New York Yankees Tickets7.15
4 Boston Red Sox Tickets

4.88
5 Chicago Cubs Tickets3.21
6 Minnesota Twins Tickets3.04
7 NBA Western Conference Finals: Phoenix Suns Tickets

2.70
8 NBA Eastern Conference Finals: Boston Celtics Tickets2.35
9 NBA Finals: Boston Celtics Tickets2.18
10 NBA Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Lakers Tickets

2.11
   

Top Theater Events

Week Ending 05/30/2010

     EventScore
1 Wicked Tickets40.16
2 Lion King Tickets9.79
3 Jersey Boys Tickets8.69
4 Billy Elliot Tickets5.24
5 Fences Tickets4.16
6 The Addams Family Tickets3.26
7 Phantom of the Opera Tickets2.96
8 Mamma Mia! Tickets1.88
9 American Idiot Tickets1.66
10 Mary Poppins Tickets1.39

Top Broadway Events

Week Ending 05/30/2010

     EventScore
1 Wicked Tickets31.21
2 Jersey Boys Tickets

9.34
3 Lion King Tickets8.58
4 Fences Tickets8.56
5 The Addams Family Tickets

6.71
6 Billy Elliot Tickets5.15
7 Mamma Mia! Tickets3.63
8 American Idiot Tickets

3.42
9 A Little Night Music Tickets2.29
10 Phantom of the Opera Tickets2.00

Top Vegas Events

Week Ending 05/30/2010

     EventScore
1 Cher Tickets70.74
2

Cirque du Soleil – The Beatles: Love Tickets

9.58
3 Blue Man Group Tickets4.47
4 Cirque Du Soleil – Ka Tickets3.18
5 David Copperfield Tickets2.78
6 Criss Angel: Believe Tickets2.36
7 Le Reve Tickets1.43
8 Jubilee! Tickets1.02
9 Fab Four Live Tickets0.80
10 Jay Leno Tickets0.73