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Bon Jovi records highest grossing tour of 2008

Billboard.com is reporting that Bon Jovi's Lost Highway tour was the highest grossing concert of 2008. The band, which played the Fargodome on April 19, took in $210.6 million. Bruce Springsteen was second on the list with $204.5 million. The tot...

Billboard.com is reporting that Bon Jovi's Lost Highway tour was the highest grossing concert of 2008.

The band, which played the Fargodome on April 19, took in $210.6 million. Bruce Springsteen was second on the list with $204.5 million. The totals reflect tallies from Nov. 14, 2007, to Nov. 11, 2008.

While the Fargodome helped add to Bon Jovi's number one ranking, the facility could help another top ten grossing act with next year's totals. According to Web reports the classic rock act Eagles, which finished ninth on the list for 2008, will be performing at the Fargodome in March.

1. Bon Jovi ($210.6 million)

2. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band ($204.5 million)

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3. Madonna ($162 million for the still-underway Sticky & Sweet tour)

4. The Police ($150 million on the second leg of their reunion tour)

5. Celine Dion ($91 million)

6. Kenny Chesney ($86 million)

7. Neil Diamond ($81.2 million)

8. Spice Girls ($70 million)

9. Eagles ($56.6 million)

10. Rascal Flatts ($55.8 million).

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