Roger Waters , Coldplay , Metallica , and Red Hot Chili Peppers scored big on Pollstar 's list of the Top 50 Worldwide Tours of 2012.
Pollstar has calculated the grosses for tours throughout the entire year, and Waters took the #3 spot on the tally for his The Wall Live Tour, which grossed $186.4 million over 72 shows. Right behind the ex- Pink Floyd mastermind is Coldplay at #4, whose Mylo Xyloto tour racked up $171.3 million over 67 shows. Other artists who made the top ten include Metallica at #8 with $86.1 million for 30 shows, and Red Hot Chili Peppers at #10 with $57.8 million for 77 shows.
Other artists who made the list of top 50 worldwide tours of 2012, according to Pollstar , include Dave Matthews Band , Van Halen , Nickelback , Radiohead , and The Black Keys .
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