Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart 2016 Countdown: Part One

So, as Christmas Day edges ever closer our countdown of the year’s top 50 best-selling artists on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart gets underway. We’ll be working our way from the bottom up, counting through 10 a day, until we reach the top and crown the successor to Adele, who took the crown in 2015. Make sure to check back throughout the week to see who’s in the running for a Stereoboard Christmas #1.

41. The Weeknd
42. Disney On Ice
43. Strictly Come Dancing
44. AC/DC
45. Ariana Grande
46. Biffy Clyro
47. The Specials
48. David Gilmour
49. The Tenderloins (Impractical Jokers)
50. Billy Connolly

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Robbie Williams Rises To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Robbie Williams has knocked James Arthur off the #1 spot and down to #5 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Making up the rest of the top five we have Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park)Blink 182 and Coldplay.

The Weeknd, who last week was in third position, is currently at #6, followed by Drake, who is actually up one spot from the previous week, with Jack Whitehall taking his place at #8. Meanwhile, Take That have fallen four places, Justin Bieber five and Ariana Grande is down seven.

In the next week there will be tickets going on sale for Bruno MarsMicky FlanaganEmeli SandéSting and The Vamps, among many, many others, including the XX. Come back and see us next week to see if anyone is able to tip the former Take That member off the top spot.

1. Robbie Williams
2. Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park)
3. Blink 182
4. Coldplay
5. James Arthur
6. The Weeknd
7. Drake
8. Jack Whitehall
9. Take That
10. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
11. Red Hot Chili Peppers
12. Eric Clapton
13. Little Mix
14. Bonobo
15. Justin Bieber
16. Ariana Grande
17. Rod Stewart
18. Jingle Bell Ball
19. Depeche Mode
20. Green Day

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Bruno Mars

2. Micky Flanagan

3. Emeli Sandé

4. Sting

5. The Vamps

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James Arthur Jumps To #1 On Stereboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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James Arthur has beaten off some stiff competition to get to #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart this week. Following closely behind him are RadioheadThe WeekndPhil Collins and Take That. That’s some impressive company to be in!

The entry of so many new faces to the chart has meant a bit of a re-jig. Ariana Grande has been bumped from #2 to #8 and Justin Bieber has fallen six places.  But things are looking up for Coldplay, who are up four places, and Little Mix have done well to only move down one spot.

The big name tours have continued to come through thick and fast this week. There are tickets going on sale for Robbie WilliamsBlink 182Cliff RichardBlossoms and James Bay, among many, many others.  Check in with us next week to see if any have been able to steal the top spot from the 2012 X Factor winner.

1. James Arthur
2. Radiohead
3. The Weeknd
4. Phil Collins
5. Take That
6. Coldplay
7. Little Mix
8. Drake
9. Ariana Grande
10. Justin Bieber
11. Catfish and the Bottlemen
12. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
13. Rod Stewart
14. Depeche Mode
15. Kings Of Leon
16. Shawn Mendes
17. Billy Connolly
18. Anastacia
19. Disney On Ice
20. The Cure

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Robbie Williams

2. Blink 182

3. Cliff Richard

4. Blossoms

5. James Bay

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Take That Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Take That have topped Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, knocking Phil Collins into third place, with Ariana Grande in second,  Justin Bieber sticking at #4 and Jeff Dunham in fifth position.

New to the chart this week are Mac DeMarco , NBA (Global Games) and John Cale, who have come in at an impressive #7, #9 and #12, respectively. Meanwhile, others are making their way down the chart. Catherine Tate has gone from #7 to #19,  Peter Kay (Dance For Life) #5 to #20 and Depeche Mode from #8 to #15.

Among the tours and shows announced in the last week you’ve got The WeekndRadioheadJames ArthurAnastacia and You Me At Six. Come back and see us next week to see if any are able to tip Take That off the top spot.

1. Take That
2. Ariana Grande
3. Phil Collins
4. Justin Bieber
5. Jeff Dunham
6. Little Mix
7. Mac DeMarco
8. Drake
9. NBA (Global Games)
10. Coldplay
11. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
12. John Cale
13. Shawn Mendes
14. Kings Of Leon
15. Depeche Mode
16. Catfish and the Bottlemen
17. Olly Murs
18. Still Game
19. Catherine Tate
20. Peter Kay (Dance For Life)

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. The Weeknd

2. Radiohead

3. James Arthur

4. Anastacia

5. You Me At Six

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Take That, Ariana Grande, Ellie Goulding, Deftones And Peter Doherty

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TAKE THAT

Take That will bring their Wonderland Live tour, which takes its name from the trio’s upcoming new album, out on March 17, to UK arenas in May and June 2017, including multiple shows in Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Birmingham, Swansea and Norwich, as well as four nights at London’s O2 Arena. Support comes from All Saints, while tickets are on general sale at 9.30am on October 28, prices start at £55.00/£56.75, plus fees.

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ARIANA GRANDE

Ariana Grande has lined up dates for the UK and European leg of her Dangerous Woman world tour, including shows at Birmingham’s Genting Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena, Manchester Arena and London’s O2 Arena in May, 2017. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 28, priced £35.00/£45.00/£55.00 plus fees.

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ELLIE GOULDING

Ellie Goulding will perform a fundraising concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall on November 21, with all proceeds going to Streets of London. Tickets are on general sale at 10am on October 28, prices start at £17.50 plus fees.

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DEFTONES

Deftones will return to the UK in May next year for shows at London’s Alexandra Palace, Manchester’s O2 Apollo and Glasgow’s SECC as part of a European tour in support of ‘Gore’. Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 28, prices start at £34.00/£36.00/£36.50 plus fees.

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PETER DOHERTY

Peter Doherty has confirmed a brace of UK dates this winter, with shows planned at the O2 Forum Kentish Town in London and Manchester’s Albert Hall following the release of his new solo album, ‘Hamburg Demonstrations’, which is due to arrive on December 2. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 28, priced £23.00/£26.00 plus fees.

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Phil Collins Hits #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So it seems Drake‘s time at the top was short lived as this week Phil Collins is at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. He’s followed closely by Kings Of LeonLittle MixJustin Bieber and Peter Kay (Dance For Life).

Coldplay have left the top five this week and slid down to #9,  while Green Day and Kylie are both down six spots from last week. But it’s not all doom and gloom! The Chainsmokers are up four places and Catfish and the Bottlemen one.

This week the run of huge announcements continues, with Take ThatAriana GrandeDeftonesEllie Goulding and Tegan and Sara all confirming UK shows. Check back in with us next week to see if any are able to steal the top spot from Phil.

1. Phil Collins
2. Kings Of Leon
3. Little Mix
4. Justin Bieber
5. Peter Kay (Dance For Life)
6. Drake
7. Catherine Tate
8. Depeche Mode
9. Coldplay
10. Hacienda Classical
11. The Chainsmokers
12. The Courteeners
13. Donny Osmond
14. Still Game
15. Shawn Mendes
16. Catfish and the Bottlemen
17. James Arthur
18. Kylie
19. Green Day
20. Jack Whitehall

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Take That

2. Ariana Grande

3. Deftones

4. Ellie Goulding

5. Tegan and Sara

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Take That

Take That will bring their Wonderland Live tour to UK arenas in May and June 2017, with multiple shows planned in Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Birmingham, Swansea and Norwich, as well as four nights at London’s O2 Arena. The tour takes its name from the band’s new album, which is due to arrive on March 17. Support comes from All Saints.
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Tickets on general sale at 9.30am on October 28, prices start at £55.00/£56.75, plus fees.


Tom Chaplin

The Keane frontman, who is currently playing shows in support of his debut solo album, ‘The Wave’, which arrived on October 14, will play further shows in Cardiff, Dublin, Belfast, Gateshead, York, Manchester, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London, where he’ll perform at the Palladium, Leicester, Southampton, Cambridge and Birmingham, winding up in Bexhill On Sea, in May.
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Tickets are on general sale now, prices start at £18.50/£25.00, plus fees.


Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande will bring her Dangerous Woman world tour to Birmingham’s Genting Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena, Manchester Arena and London’s O2 Arena in May, 2017.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 28, priced £35.00/£45.00/£55.00 plus fees.


Deftones

Deftones will return to the UK next spring for shows at London’s Alexandra Palace, Manchester’s O2 Apollo and Glasgow’s SECC as part of a European tour in support of their recent LP, ‘Gore’.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 28, prices start at £34.00/£36.00/£36.50 plus fees.


Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding will play London’s Royal Albert Hall on November 21, with all proceeds going to Streets of London.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on October 28, prices start at £17.50 plus fees.


Bear’s Den

The duo will return to the UK and Ireland next spring, with stops planned in Dublin, Belfast, Exeter, Oxford, Cardiff, Sheffield, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Nottingham, Leeds and Southampton ahead of their previously announced show at the Eventim Apollo on April 5, 2017.
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Tickets are on general sale now, prices start at £16.50/18.50/£19.50 plus fees.


Peter Doherty

Peter Doherty will play the O2 Forum Kentish Town in London and Manchester’s Albert Hall following the release of his new solo album, ‘Hamburg Demonstrations’, which is due to arrive on December 2.
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Tickets will go on sale at 9am on October 28, priced £23.00/£26.00 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Amber Run, Wilkinson, Skindred, Tegan And Sara, Stornoway, C Duncan, Badly Drawn Boy, Jorga Smith, Nathan Carter, Sundara Karma, Fufanu, Slaves (US), Billy Lockett, LVL UP, Tove Lo, Bare Knuckle Parade, Country To Country, Aaron Watson, Bloc Party, The Lemon Twigs, Hopsin, Dutch Uncles, Dreezy, The Hotelier, Toothless, Shirley Collins, Sonata Arctica, Gallant, Foxing, Danny Baker and many more!

For more information and to find your tickets visit: http://www.stereoboard.com/ticket-news

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Phil Collins

Phil Collins will return for five shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall between June 4 and 9, 2017.
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Tickets on sale at 9am on October 21, prices start at £55.00 plus fees.


Little Mix

Little Mix will support their upcoming fourth album, ‘Glory Days’, out on November 18, with arenas shows in Sheffield, Cardiff, Liverpool, Newcastle, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham and Manchester between October 28 and November 22, finishing up at the O2 Arena in London on November 25, 2017.
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Tickets on sale at 9am on October 21, prices start at £25.00 plus fees.


Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande will bring her Dangerous Woman tour to Birmingham’s Genting Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena, Manchester Arena and London’s O2 Arena in May 2017.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 28, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.


Kings Of Leon

Kings Of Leon play UK arena shows in Leeds, Birmingham, Newcastle, Liverpool and Glasgow between February 19 and 27.
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Tickets are on sale now, prices start at £45.00 plus fees.


The Courteeners

The Courteeners will perform at Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford on May 27, supported by the Charlatans, Blossoms and Cabbage.
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Tickets will go on sale at 9am on October 21, prices start at £45.00 plus fees.


Dave Matthews And Tim Reynolds

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds of the Dave Matthews Band have confirmed acoustic shows at London’s Eventim Apollo and Dublin’s Olympia next March, as part of a run of shows across Europe.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 23, priced £45.00 plus fees.


All Time Low

The Baltimore pop-punk troupe will follow up their previously confirmed sold out show at London’s Eventim Apollo with spring dates in Cardiff, Southampton, Cambridge, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Belfast, Dublin, Bristol, Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Norwich and London, where they will also now play the O2 Academy Brixton.
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Tickets are on sale 6pm on October 20, prices start at £28.50/£30.75 plus fees.


Peter Kay

Peter Kay will take his Dance For Life arena tour to Coventry’s Ericsson Indoor Arena (located within the Ricoh Arena) for two nights, the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Sheffield Arena, First Direct Arena in Leeds and Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena next spring in aid of Cancer Research UK.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 22, prices start at £28.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Pretenders, Melanie C, Paolo Nutini, Traams, Wilkinson, The Damned, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Rick Astley, CHIC Featuring Nile Rodgers, Kaleo, The Darkness, Thirdstory, Stiff Little Fingers, Car Seat Headrest, Drenge, Matthew And The Atlas, Lindsey Stirling, Jamie T, Jessarae, Lacey, Chelsea Grin, Tom Grennan, Pinegrove, Andy Shauf, Hacienda Classical, WWE Live and more!

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This Week’s New Releases: Ariana Grande, Eric Clapton And Richard Ashcroft

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This weeks sees the return of Richard Ashcroft, with the Verve frontman putting out his first solo record in six years, while Ariana Grande is racking up album #3 and Eric Clapton leads the charge, teaming up with ‘Slowhand’ producer Glyn Johns for his 23rd studio album.

If none of that tickles your pickle then check out the rest of our pick of the week’s new releases below

Against The Current – ‘In Our Bones’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Andy Shauf – ‘The Party’ (Anti)

Ariana Grande – ‘Dangerous Woman’ (Republic/Island)

Bob Dylan – ‘Fallen Angels’ (Columbia)

Eric Clapton – ‘I Still Do’ (EPC/Polydor)

Katatonia – ‘The Fall Of Hearts’ (Peaceville)

Lonely The Brave – ‘Things Will Matter’ (Hassle)

Mutual Benefit – ‘Skip A Sinking Stone’ (Transgressive)

Richard Ashcroft – ‘These People’ (Righteous Phonographic Association)

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