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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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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Bon Iver Bound To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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We’re a bit tardy with your latest instalment of the Hot Ticket Chart, but you can now check out the rankings from September 12 to 18 below.

Bon Iver have bumped comeback kings Green Day off the #1 spot and down to #8. Meanwhile, we’ve got Korn and Limp Bizkit in second place, with Shawn MendesJustin Bieber and Yusuf Cat Stevens making up the rest of the top five.

Elton John is back in the top 10, followed by Olly Murs, who has dropped five places since the last chart. We also welcome newcomers Tory Lanez and The Pretty Reckless, who have entered at #10 and #18, respectively.

Over the next week we’ve got some huge names with shows on sale, including KraftwerkIron MaidenTwo Door Cinema ClubBlossoms and Jimmy Eat World. Come back and see us soon to find out if any of them beat Bon Iver to the top of the chart.

1. Bon Iver
2. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)
3. Shawn Mendes
4. Justin Bieber
5. Yusuf Cat Stevens
6. Elton John
7. Olly Murs
8. Green Day
9. Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. Tory Lanez
11. Frankie Valli
12. David Gilmour
13. Jess Glynne
14. Catfish and the Bottlemen
15. Marvel Universe Live
16. Jamie T
17. Billy Connolly
18. The Pretty Reckless
19. The 1975
20. Twenty One Pilots

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

1. Iron Maiden

2. Kraftwerk

3. Two Door Cinema Club

4. Blossoms

5. Jimmy Eat World

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Billy Connolly

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BILLY CONNOLLY

Billy Connolly has added a third Brighton date and a new London show to his autumn High Horse tour. In addition to multiple performances in Newcastle, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff and Bournemouth, plus stops in Nottingham, Sheffield, Liverpool and Peterborough, the Scottish comedian will visit the south coast for an extra performance on November 21 before winding up the tour at the SSE Arena Wembley on November 30. Tickets for the new dates are on pre-sale at 9am on September 14, 48 hours ahead of general sale, priced from £35.00 plus fees.

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Reading Festival Reaches #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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With the event only two weeks away Reading Festival has topped Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, followed closely by V Festival, which will take place next week. Meanwhile, last week’s top spot holders, Avenged Sevenfold, have dropped to #7 and Justin Bieber is a non-mover in fourth place.

Death Grips have done well to enter the chart at #8, while below them are Pixies, having fallen from #6 last week. Beyonce is also on her way down the chart, coming in at #15, as is Jamie T, who now holds the penultimate position.

On sale in the next week are some seriously big name shows. You’ve got Super Furry AnimalsThe Flaming Lips, SkeptaSuicide Silence and Sean Paul, among many, many others. Come back and see us next week to see if Reading Festival will continue its reign at the top of the chart.

1. Reading Festival
2. V Festival
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers (Day Ticket at Reading)
4. Justin Bieber
5. The Libertines
6. Rod Stewart
7. Avenged Sevenfold
8. Death Grips
9. Pixies
10. The Cure
11. Bryan Adams
12. Simply Red
13. Billy Connolly
14. Adele
15. Beyonce
16. Louis CK
17. South West Four
18. Travis Scott
19. Jamie T
20. Billy Joel

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

1. Super Furry Animals

2. The Flaming Lips

3. Skepta

4. Suicide Silence

5. Sean Paul

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Jamie T Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Jamie T has come back in a big way recently, announcing the release of his new album ‘Trick’ and its accompanying UK and Ireland tour. It’s been enough to knock Scottish funny man Billy Connolly off the top spot and down to #5, leaving Jamie T at #1. Meanwhile, making up the rest of the top five we have PixiesDavid Gilmour and Pet Shop Boys.

In fact, there’s been a massive reshuffle this week. The 1975 have dropped from #2 to #13, Björk has entered the chart in an impressive eighth position and Black Sabbath have gone from last place last week to #11 this week. Not bad, not bad!

In the coming week there’s a mixture of comedy and music shows going on sale, including Avenged SevenfoldGreg DaviesBlack Stone CherryThe Temper Trap and Jack Whitehall. Come back and see us next week to see if they’ve got what it takes to tip Jamie T off the top spot.

1. Jamie T
2. Pixies
3. David Gilmour
4. Pet Shop Boys
5. Billy Connolly
6. Christine and the Queens
7. Beyonce
8. Björk
9. Rod Stewart
10. Justin Bieber
11. Black Sabbath
12. Jess Glynne
13. The 1975
14. Oliver Heldens
15. The Cure
16. Catherine Tate
17. Ocean Colour Scene
18. The Lumineers
19. Simply Red
20. PJ Harvey

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

1. Avenged Sevenfold

2. Greg Davies

3. Black Stone Cherry

4. The Temper Trap

5. Jack Whitehall

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Billy Connolly At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Billy Connolly has done it! The Scottish comedian has knocked Beyonce off the top spot and is currently at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Following closely behind him are The 1975Lovebox FestivalChristine And The Queens and the chart queen herself, Beyonce.

Making his way back up the chart this week is Bruce Springsteen, who has risen from #15 to #6. Joining in his good fortune are Stereophonics, who have shot up six places from last week. But, where one act goes up, another must come down, and Black Sabbath have dropped from #16 to last position, while Justin Bieber has also fallen, but for him it’s five places.

During the coming week there are a shedload of tickets going on sale for a number of events and tours, including Pet Shop BoysThe LumineersJamie TBjork and Against Me. Come back and see us next week to see if anyone can bump Billy off the top spot.

1. Billy Connolly
2. The 1975
3. Lovebox Festival
4. Christine And The Queens
5. Beyonce
6. Bruce Springsteen
7. David Gilmour
8. Jeff Lynnes ELO
9. PJ Harvey
10. Stevie Wonder
11. Stereophonics
12. Jess Glynne
13. Bryan Adams
14. Justin Bieber
15. Rod Stewart
16. Catfish And The Bottlemen
17. Bastille
18. Simply Red
19. Pixies
20. Black Sabbath

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

1. Pet Shop Boys

2. The Lumineers

3. Jamie T

4. Bjork

5. Against Me

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: The 1975, Twin Atlantic, Adam Ant, Billy Connolly And Cirque Du Soleil: Varekai

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THE 1975

The 1975 have confirmed additional shows around their already announced date at the O2 Arena London on December 16, with stops planned at Manchester Arena on December 13, an extra date at the O2 on December 15, plus performances in Newcastle, Glasgow, Bournemouth and Cardiff. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on July 15, priced between £23.00 and £29.00 plus fees.

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TWIN ATLANTIC

Twin Atlantic have lined up an autumn UK tour with stops planned in Newcastle, Cardiff, Birmingham, London and Leeds between October 7 and 15. The Scottish quartet, who wrap up a series of summer shows this week, have also lined up winter dates in Dublin, Belfast, and their hometown Glasgow, where they will play three shows at the Barrowland. Tickets go on sale at 9am on July 15 (Dublin on sale now), priced between £16.00 and £21.00 plus fees.

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ADAM ANT

Adam Ant will play Adam and the Ants’ second album, ‘Kings Of The Wild Frontier’, which was originally released in 1980, in full for the final time in the UK at the Roundhouse in London on December 18. Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on July 15, priced from £35.00 plus fees.

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BILLY CONNOLLY

Billy Connolly will bring his High Horse tour to Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle, Liverpool, Brighton, Peterborough and Portsmouth during November. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on July 15, priced at £35.00/£42.50 plus fees.

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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: VAREKAI

Cirque Du Soleil will bring its updated signature production, Varekai, to Sheffield Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena, Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena and Leeds’ First Direct Arena in February 2017, followed by the Genting Arena in Birmingham, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena and the SSE Hydro, Glasgow in March. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on July 15, priced from £39.05/£55.00 plus fees.

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Queen Bey Continues To Reign Supreme On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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We had a few technical difficulties last week so unfortunately there was no chart. Did you miss us? Well, whether or not you did, we’re back!

Beyonce is continuing her reign at the top of the chart for another week, while making up the rest of the top five we have Jeff Lynnes ELOStevie WonderMorrissey and Wireless Festival.

But not everyone is having such a good week. The Boss has dropped from #11 to #15, Stereophonics have slid two places and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are only just still in the chart, going from #16 last week to last position this week.

Over the next week there will be tickets going on sale for Billy ConnollyPJ HarveyThe 1975Christine And The Queens and Clean Bandit, to name a few. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them have managed to bump Beyonce off the top spot.

1. Beyonce
2. Jeff Lynnes ELO
3. Stevie Wonder
4. Morrissey
5. Wireless Festival
6. David Gilmour
7. Chance The Rapper
8. Lionel Richie
9. Justin Bieber
10. David Brent
11. Coldplay
12. Jess Glynne
13. Lovebox Festival
14. Rod Stewart
15. Bruce Springsteen
16. Black Sabbath
17. Stereophonics
18. Rihanna
19. Catfish And The Bottlemen
20. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

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

1. Billy Connolly

2. PJ Harvey

3. The 1975

4. Christine And The Queens

5. Clean Bandit

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Top Tours This Week!!

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The 1975

The 1975 have lined up an arena tour around their already announced show at the O2 Arena London on December 16, with shows planned at Manchester Arena on December 13, an extra date at the O2 on December 15, following which they will head to Newcastle, Glasgow, Bournemouth and Cardiff.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on July 15, priced between £23.00 and £29.00 plus fees.


PJ Harvey

PJ Harvey has announced a UK tour, pairing two shows at the O2 Academy Brixton with stops in Glasgow, Manchester and Wolverhampton during October and November.
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Tickets for the London shows are on sale now, with the remaining dates on sale from 9am on July 15, priced from £37.50 and £40.00 plus fees.


Twin Atlantic

Twin Atlantic will hit the road later this year with stops planned in Newcastle, Cardiff, Birmingham, London and Leeds between October 7 and 15. The Scottish quartet, who wrap up a series of summer shows this week, have also lined up winter dates in Dublin, Belfast, and their hometown Glasgow, where they will play three shows at the Barrowland.
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Tickets will go on sale at 9am on July 15 (July 11 for Dublin), priced between £16.00 and £21.00 plus fees.


Adam Ant

Adam Ant will play Adam and the Ants’ second album, ‘Kings Of The Wild Frontier’, which was originally released in 1980, in full for the final time in the UK at the Roundhouse in London on December 18. He will also perform singles and b-sides from his back catalogue.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on July 15.


Brian May and Kerry Ellis

Brian May and Kerry Ellis will bring their Candlelit Christmas tour, the duo’s sixth tour together since they first teamed up in 2011, to Dorking, Worthing, Buxton, Leeds, Manchester, Preston, Coventry, Cheltenham, Bristol, Eastbourne and Guildford between December 7 and 23.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on July 15, priced from £45.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly will hit the road for High Horse shows in Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle, Liverpool, Brighton, Peterborough and Portsmouth during November.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on July 15, priced at £35.00/£42.50 plus fees.


Cirque Du Soleil: Varekai

Cirque Du Soleil will bring its updated signature production, Varekai, to Sheffield Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena, Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena and Leeds’ First Direct Arena in February 2017, followed by the Genting Arena in Birmingham, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena and the SSE Hydro, Glasgow in March.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on July 15, priced from £39.05/£55.00 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Dodgy, Frightened Rabbit, Honeyblood, Joe and Casper, Insomnium, The Computers, Dua Lipa, Onslaught, Samm Henshaw, Kyla, Fatherson, Travis, Every Time I Die, Jordan Mackampa, Mutual Benefit, Drowners, Emmy The Great, Ry X, Tangerines, King Creosote, The Hyena Kill, Vodun, Steve Gunn, Christine And The Queens, Jamie Lidell, Dawn French, Nimmo, Syd Arthur, Zeds Dead, Elle Exxe, We Are Scientists, Schoolboy Q, Hinds, Bondax, Mothers, Being As An Ocean, Earthtone 9, Avatar, The Answer, The Dead Daisies, Ultimate Painting, Matt Berry, Barb Wire Dolls and many more!

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

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