SOURCE: TicketNews.com

March 13, 2007 10:00 ET

Genesis Fails to Generate Stellar Sales

VERNON, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 13, 2007 -- TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 3/05/07- 3/11/07.

Genesis concert sales disappoint, while the Wynn wins a greater share of Vegas.

                OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS

Event                     This Week        Last Week
The Police                    1                1
Wicked                        2                2
Jimmy Buffett                 3                3
Kenny Chesney                 4                4
Boston Red Sox                5                5
New York Yankees              6                8
Jersey Boys                   7                7
Eric Clapton                  8               10
Genesis                       9              n/a
Houston Rodeo                10                6
Genesis enters the Overall Top Events chart at the number nine position and the Top Concerts chart at the number five position. Sales are softer than expected due to rival group The Police hitting the market first, as well as the lack of promotion before the onsale.
               TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS

Event                     This Week        Last Week
Boston Red Sox                1                1
New York Yankees              2                3
Houston Rodeo                 3                2
St. Louis Cardinals           4                5
Chicago Cubs                  5                4
Dallas Mavericks              6                9
Denver Nuggets                7              n/a
Big East Tournament:
 Semifinals                   8              n/a
Samsung / RadioShack 500      9              n/a
Big 12 Men's Basketball
 Tournament                  10              n/a




              TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS

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




        TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS

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




               TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS

Event                     This Week       Last Week
The Police                    1               1
Jimmy Buffett                 2               2
Kenny Chesney                 3               3
Eric Clapton                  4               5
Genesis                       5             n/a
Roger Waters                  6               8
Keith Urban                   7               4
Christina Aguilera            8               6
Justin Timberlake             9               7
Céline Dion                  10               9




              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
Monty Python's Spamalot       4               9
Le Rêve                       5             n/a
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"         6               4
Cirque Du Soleil: "Mystère"   7               8
Toni Braxton: Revealed        8             n/a
V - The Ultimate Variety
 Show                         9             n/a
Barry Manilow:
 Music and Passion           10               6
With "Spamalot" moving into the number four position and "Le Rêve" fighting its way back to the number five spot, the Wynn becomes the second hotel to have two shows in the Vegas Top Ten. It joins Caesar's Palace, home to chart-toppers Céline Dion and Elton John.

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