Interesting Fact - Music

According to Pollstar, seven out of 10 of music's biggest earners with the highest-grossing tours in 2010 had an average age of over 40.

(And the winners are:-

1. Bon Jovi, Gross ticket sales (2010): $201.1m; Average age: 52.8

2. AC/DC, Sales: $177m; Average age: 58.4

3. U2, Sales: $160.9m; Average age: 49.5

4. Lady Gaga, Sales: $133.6m; Average age: 24

5. Metallica, Sales: $110.1m; Average age: 47

6. Michael Bublé, Sales: $104.2m; Average age: 35

7. Walking with Dinosaurs, Sales: $104.1m; Average age: Prehistoric

8. Sir Paul McCartney, Sales: $93m; Average age: 68

9. The Eagles, Sales: $92.3m; Average age: 62.75

10. Roger Waters, Sales: $89.5m; Average age: 67)

At 24, Lady Gaga is the youngest artist to feature in the poll, grossing $133.6m, but she had to work harder for her money, performing 138 shows compared with 80 for Bon Jovi and just 32 for U2.)

Source: The Independent

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