SOURCE: TicketNews.com

February 13, 2007 15:17 ET

Country Superstars on the Rise

VERNON, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2007 -- TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 2/05/07-2/11/07.

OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS

Event                   This Week       Last Week
Wicked                      1               2
Kenny Chesney               2               8
Rascal Flatts               3              n/a
Jersey Boys                 4               4
Boston Red Sox              5               5
Justin Timberlake           6              n/a
Rod Stewart                 7               7
Bob Seger                   8               9
Houston Rodeo               9              n/a
Keith Urban                10              n/a

This week's big movers are country music artists Kenny Chesney and Rascal Flatts. Chesney jumps from the number eight spot to number two, while Rascal Flatts, who has spent the last four weeks slowly climbing the Top Concerts chart, debuts in the Overall Top Ten Events at number three.

TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS

Event                   This Week       Last Week
Boston Red Sox              1               3
Houston Rodeo               2               5
Daytona 500                 3               6
New York Yankees            4               4
Oscar De La Hoya            5               2
WWE                         6              n/a
Ultimate Fighting
 Championship 69            7              n/a
Cleveland Cavaliers         8               9
2007 NBA All Star Game      9              n/a
Phoenix Suns               10              n/a

With the NFL season over, America's pastime claims the number one spot on the Top Ten Sports list. The Boston Red Sox top the chart and the New York Yankees hold steady at number four despite the fact that Opening Day is still a month and a half away.

TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS

Event                   This Week       Last Week
Wicked                      1               1
Jersey Boys                 2               2
Mary Poppins                3               3
Blue Man Group              4               5
Lion King                   5               4
Monty Python's Spamalot     6               6
The Color Purple            7               8
Cats                        8              n/a
Phantom of the Opera        9               9
Cirque Du Soleil:
 The Beatles: "Love"       10               7



TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS

Event                   This Week       Last Week
Wicked                      1               1
Jersey Boys                 2               2
Mary Poppins                3               3
Monty Python's Spamalot     4               5
Lion King                   5               4
The Color Purple            6               6
Mamma Mia!                  7               9
Tarzan - The Musical        8              n/a
Phantom of the Opera        9               8
Eugene Onegin              10              n/a



TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS

Event                   This Week       Last Week
Kenny Chesney               1               2
Rascal Flatts               2               6
Justin Timberlake           3               7
Rod Stewart                 4               1
Bob Seger                   5               3
Keith Urban                 6               5
Eric Clapton                7               8
Christina Aguilera          8              10
George Strait               9               4
Tool                       10              n/a



TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS

Event                   This Week       Last Week
Céline Dion: A New Day      1               1
Elton John: The Red Piano   2               3
Cirque Du Soleil:
 The Beatles: "Love"        3               2
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"       4               4
Penn & Teller               5               5
Monty Python's Spamalot     6              n/a
Mamma Mia!                  7               8
Fab Four                    8               7
David Copperfield           9              n/a
Danny Gans                 10              n/a

"Spamalot" at the Wynn shows an impressive gain to the number six position with opening night a little less than a month away. "We're thrilled that 'Monty Python's SPAMALOT' is ranking so high one month before we begin Previews!" said Jennifer Dunne, Vice President of Entertainment Marketing and Sales for Wynn Las Vegas. "It shows the huge interest and following for both Monty Python and the show in a market where entertainment offerings are abundant and advance sales are on the decline."

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