updated 12/11/2008 AT 6:00 AM ET
•originally published 12/11/2008 AT 7:10 AM ET
Blaze of glory, indeed.
Bon Jovi has been named the top touring band of 2008, according to Billboard magazine.
The band’s Lost Highway tour brought in $210.6 million, just edging out Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band – which grossed $204.5 million. (The magazine based its finding on the period between Nov. 14, 2007 and Nov. 11, 2008).
Rounding out the Top 10 were Madonna ($162 million), the Police ($150 million), Celine Dion ($91 million), Kenny Chesney ($86 million), Neil Diamond ($81.2 million), the Spice Girls ($70 million), the Eagles ($56.6 million) and Rascal Flatts ($55.8 million).