Super Bowl LII Dominates February Top 40 Best-Selling Events Super Bowl LII Dominates February Top 40 Best-Selling Events
The second month of 2018 welcomed sales from sports, theatre, and musical performances – but was undeniably dominated by Super Bowl LII.  It’s hard... Super Bowl LII Dominates February Top 40 Best-Selling Events

The second month of 2018 welcomed sales from sports, theatre, and musical performances – but was undeniably dominated by Super Bowl LII.  It’s hard to be surprised by this news; the biggest sporting event across the country has over 100 million TV viewers. Getting up-close to the action however, seems to be hard to come by with tickets priced at more than $4,000, yet fans still scored seats, boosting sales to another level.

Elton John was nearly as dominant as the big game, scoring a whopping 20 of the Top 40 placements with upcoming shows, which makes sense given his recent announcement that he would be retiring from touring (after a three year run across the globe). Pearl Jam and Bruno Mars & Cardi B also found spots on the list. The rock heroes Pearl Jam are nearly sold-out on all dates through September of this year, after releasing a live album late last year.

In terms of sports, Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin II, Monster Jam, NASCAR’s Daytona 500, WWE’s WrestleMania and the International Friendly were the only three sporting events to make an appearance on the month’s best-selling events list. With the abundance of monster truck shows, it’s no surprise the truck tour made the list, as well as NASCAR’s annual event and start of the season. Additionally, WrestleMania’s sales are at a high due to the 34th annual event set to take place on April 8 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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View the full list of the top 40 best-selling events in February 2018 below:

February 2018 Top 40 Best-Selling Events

Rank Event Date | Location
1 Super Bowl LII: New England vs. Philadelphia Sunday, February 04 | Minneapolis
2 Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin II Saturday, May 05 | Las Vegas
3 Pearl Jam Friday, August 10 | Seattle
4 Bruno Mars & Cardi B Sunday, October 07 | Nashville
5 WWE: WrestleMania XXXIV Sunday, April 08 | New Orleans
6 Pearl Jam Wednesday, August 08 | Seattle
7 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Daytona 500 Sunday, February 18 | Daytona
8 Elton John Wednesday, February 13, 2019 | Kansas City
9 Elton John Wednesday, September 19 | Hartford
10 Elton John Saturday, January 12, 2019 | Portland
11 Elton John Saturday, October 06 | Boston
12 Monster Jam Saturday, February 10 | Dallas
13 Bruno Mars & Cardi B Saturday, October 27 | Los Angeles
14 Elton John Thursday, February 07, 2019 | Denver
15 Elton John Saturday, September 22 | Washington D.C.
16 Elton John Saturday, February 09, 2019 | Tulsa
17 Elton John Tuesday, October 30 | St. Louis
18 Journey & Def Leppard Saturday, August 11 | Boston
19 Paul Simon Friday, June 15 | Boston
20 Elton John Friday, November 09 | New York
21 Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: Garth Brooks Tuesday, February 27 | Houston
22 Elton John Saturday, November 03 | Cleveland
23 Elton John Wednesday, September 12 | Philadelphia
24 Elton John Wednesday, October 24 | Nashville
25 Ed Sheeran Saturday, September 08 | Detroit
26 Bruno Mars & Cardi B Sunday, October 14 | Dallas
27 International Friendly: Mexico vs. Croatia Tuesday, March 27 | Dallas
28 Bruno Mars & Cardi B Thursday, October 11 | Tulsa
29 Elton John Saturday, October 13 | Detroit
30 Elton John Saturday, December 08 | Houston
31 Elton John Wednesday, October 10 | Pittsburgh
32 Bruno Mars & Cardi B Friday, October 26 | Los Angeles
33 Elton John Saturday, October 27 | Chicago
34 Elton John Saturday, January 26, 2019 | Phoenix
35 Elton John Sunday, December 09 | Houston
36 Elton John Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | Sacramento
37 Paul Simon Saturday, June 16 | Philadelphia
38 Elton John Friday, November 23 | Miami
39 Elton John Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | Raleigh
40 Monster Jam Saturday, February 24 | Los Angeles

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