According to TicketNews’ exclusive weekly events rankings, Wicked was the hottest selling event on the secondary market for the week ending Sunday, June 12....

According to TicketNews’ exclusive weekly events rankings, Wicked was the hottest selling event on the secondary market for the week ending Sunday, June 12. Power scoring a 3.88, the popular Broadway production made it back to the leader position after a five week absence.

Tickets for Miami Heat home games during their NBA Finals series against the Dallas Mavericks came in second (3.38). The Mavericks ultimately won the series 4 games to 2 over this weekend. In at number three was another Broadway blockbuster, The Book of Mormon (2.95), followed by Taylor Swift (four 2.91) and Boston Bruins tickets for the NHL Stanley Cup Finals (five, 2.27).

In at number six was the summer tour of Kid Rock, Sammy Hagar and the Wabos (2.27), followed by Paul McCartney’s (seven, 2.16) just announced July 15 concert at Yankee Stadium. Next came Blink 182 and My Chemical Romance (eight, 2.11), who lead this year’s 10th Anniversary Honda Civic Tour, followed by CONCACAF Gold Cup Soccer (nine, 1.81) and U2, currently on the postponed North American leg of their 360o tour (ten, 1.68), making up dates the group missed due to lead singer Bono’s 2010 back injury.

In Top Sports this week, Miami Heat home game tickets for the NBA finals hit number one (12.04), with Mavericks tickets for the series in at five (4.10). Bruins tickets for the Stanley Cup finals finished the week at two (8.11) and the Canucks sold enough home game tickets to take number seven (3.81) in the rankings. CONCACAF Gold Cup Soccer came in at three (6.44) with New York Yankees baseball at four (4.63) and arch-rivals the Boston Red Sox in at six (3.84). Tickets to see the national team of Honduras in CONCACAF Gold Cup play came in at eight (3.53), the San Francisco Giants finished the week at number nine (2.09), and the Colorado Rockies came in at ten (1.99).

Best selling musical artists this week included Taylor Swift, who led the Top Concert rankings with a power score of 5.51, the Kid Rock, Sammy Hagar and The Wabos tour (two, 4.30), Paul McCartney (three, 4.09), Blink 182 and My Chemical Romance (four, 4.01) and U2 (five, 3.18). Katy Perry also ranked high, finishing at six (2.89), followed by Celine Dion (seven, 2.35) in a rare appearance in the concert top ten, Glee Live (eight, 1.97), the Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj tour (nine, 1.82) and Sade with John Legend (ten, 1.76).

On Broadway, “The Book of Mormon” took top honors with an impressive power score of 34.30. Next in the rankings was “Wicked” (two, 18.34), followed by War Horse (three, 9.57) and a Cirque Du Soleil production, Zarkana (four, 5.45). Gearing up for its re-opening this week was Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark at number five (4.54), with perennial favorite Jersey Boys at six (3.97), Lion King at seven (3.53) and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at eight (3.33). The long-running hit Phantom of the Opera finished the week at nine (1.94), and the popular revival of Cole Porter’s Anything Goes rounded out the list at ten (1.41).

In Top Theater, “Wicked” led the list with a solid power score of 20.99, followed closely behind by “The Book of Mormon” (two, 16.79). At three was Les Miserables (6.06), “Jersey Boys” took four (4.92) and “War Horse” finished the week at five (4.73). Yet another Cirque production made it beyond the Vegas rankings, with Alegria in at six (3.55), followed by Billy Elliot (seven, 2.94), “Lion King” (eight, 2.67), Cirque’s “Zarkana” (nine, 2.67), and West Side Story (ten, 2.60).

Celine Dion is still the reigning queen of the Vegas strip, leading TicketNews’ Top Vegas Events rankings with a monster power score of 82.91. In addition to its Broadway and Theater entries, Cirque Du Soleil has a full five productions in the Vegas top ten this week, starting with O at two (6.44), The Beatles: Love at three (3.36), Ka at five (1.12), Zumanity at eight (0.49) and Mystère at ten (0.36). Other high-ranking acts this week included David Copperfield (four, 2.67), “Lion King” (six, 0.87), Barry Manilow (seven, 0.57) and ventriloquist/comedian Terry Fator (nine, 0.44).

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 6/12/2011

     EventScore
1Wicked Tickets3.88
2NBA Finals: Miami Heat Tickets3.38
3The Book Of Mormon Tickets2.95
4Taylor Swift Tickets2.91
5NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Boston Bruins Tickets2.27
6Kid Rock & Sammy Hagar and The Wabos Tickets2.27
7Paul McCartney Tickets2.16
8Blink 182 & My Chemical Romance Tickets2.11
9Concacaf Gold Cup Soccer Tickets1.81
10U2 Tickets1.68

Top Concert Events

Week Ending 6/12/2011

     EventScore
1Taylor Swift Tickets5.51
2Kid Rock & Sammy Hagar and The Wabos Tickets4.30
3Paul McCartney Tickets4.09
4Blink 182 & My Chemical Romance Tickets4.01
5U2 Tickets3.18
6Katy Perry Tickets2.89
7Celine Dion Tickets2.35
8Glee Live Tickets1.97
9Britney Spears & Nicki Minaj Tickets1.82
10Sade & John Legend Tickets1.76

Top Sports Events

Week Ending 6/12/2011

     EventScore
1NBA Finals: Miami Heat Tickets12.04
2NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Boston Bruins Tickets8.11
3Concacaf Gold Cup Soccer Tickets6.44
4New York Yankees Tickets4.63
5 NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks Tickets4.10
6 Boston Red Sox Tickets3.84
7 NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Vancouver Canucks Tickets3.81
8 Concacaf Gold Cup: Honduras Tickets3.53
9 San Francisco Giants Tickets2.09
10 Colorado Rockies Tickets1.99
   

Top Theater Events

Week Ending 6/12/2011

     EventScore
1 Wicked Tickets20.99
2 The Book Of Mormon Tickets

16.79
3 Les Miserables Tickets6.06
4 Jersey Boys Tickets4.92
5War Horse Tickets4.73
6 Cirque Du Soleil – Alegria Tickets3.55
7 Billy Elliot Tickets2.94
8 Lion King Tickets

2.67
9 Cirque Du Soleil – Zarkana Tickets2.67
10 West Side Story Tickets2.60

Top Broadway Events

Week Ending 6/12/2011

     EventScore
1 The Book Of Mormon Tickets34.30
2 Wicked Tickets18.34
3War Horse Tickets9.57
4 Cirque Du Soleil – Zarkana Tickets5.45
5 Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Tickets4.54
6 Jersey Boys Tickets3.97
7 Lion King Tickets3.53
8 How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying Tickets3.33
9 Phantom of the Opera Tickets1.94
10 Anything Goes Tickets1.41

Top Vegas Events

Week Ending 6/12/2011

     EventScore
1 Celine Dion Tickets82.91
2 Cirque Du Soleil – O Tickets6.44
3 Cirque Du Soleil – The Beatles: Love Tickets3.36
4 David Copperfield Tickets2.67
5 Cirque Du Soleil – Ka Tickets1.12
6 Lion King Tickets0.87
7 Barry Manilow Tickets0.57
8 Cirque Du Soleil – Zumanity Tickets0.49
9 Terry Fator Tickets0.44
10 Cirque Du Soleil – Mystere Tickets0.36