No real surprise there, given the huge crowds they attracted to their Joshua Tree 30 tour, which included a multi-night stand in Brazil that attracted somewhere around 300,000 people.
Over 50 shows in 30 cities, U2 sold 2.71 million tickets and grossed about $316 million USD, according to Pollstar.
In second spot is Guns ‘N Roses with $295.5 million USD as the result of selling 2.68 million tickets.
Coldplay finished in third spot ($238 million), followed by Bruno Mars ($200.1 million) and Metallica ($158.2 million).
Here’s the full list.