Music is life. Many people find reason and purpose by making music and by listening to it. A lot of people are making a living from the music business and over time it has grown so big! The most worshipped and most famous people in the world are musicians and this means people would give anything to hear them live or see them.
Many musicians charge high, just to make money, which they eventually do. However, some charge high to enforce crowd control. If only that really works. People love these musicians so much, they would sell their properties to see them live. Whether or not these rates are high, we cannot say, but some ticket prices have made history with how expensive they were.
This article gathers the details of the most expensive concert tickets ever!
The Rolling Stones charged $624 per ticket
The band at five years of their existence charged every attendee of their concert 624 dollars each to watch them perform their music live. The band is still releasing hit songs that are definitely arresting their fans attention till date. They are rated at number 13 on the list of the bestselling musical bands ever. It wasn’t too surprising after this to see their tickets at such a high price. Despite the ages of the band members, they still manage to get the listening attention of the younger folks.
One Direction at $420 per ticket
Coming second on this list is the highly beloved One Direction. Following the band’s creation at the talent hunt, they have remained in the limelight. It was a very fast rise to success for every member of the band, who did not even know one another from anywhere beforethe competition. Their success had come as a spectacle in such a way that they had 12.5 million views in a single day. Forbes has rated them as number 20 on the list of the highest paid musicians in the world.
Maroon 5 at $364 for each ticket
With lead singer Adam Levine, the band: Maroon 5 can be considered as one of the most successful bands. They are particularly known for their highschool garage band kind of style. They released an album titled “overexposed” in 2013. It was the 21st bestselling album that same year. They have a very active fan base and fan power, such they rank number 3 on the list.
Eagles at $354 for a ticket purchased
When musical bands break up, they hardly make up again. However, the band; Eagles is away from the norm, having split up and reunited many times over. Ever since they released their first album titled after the band name, “Eagles” in 1972, they’ve remained in stardom. They proudly retain the title of the most popular American band.
Other highly charged concert include Justin Timberlake’s concert in which the tickets were charged at $339 per ticket, Roger waters who charged $314, Beyonce charging $282 per ticket, Fletwood Mac at $282, Pink charging $270 and Paul McCartney/The Beatles charging $241 for each ticket. No doubt, the fans who bought these tickets had the value for their money at the concerts.