August 28, 2007 10:00 ET

Hannah Montana Rules the Rankings

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - August 28, 2007) - TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 8/20/07 - 8/26/07.


Event                            This Week     Last Week
Hannah Montana                       1             1
Van Halen                            2             2
Wicked                               3             3
Dallas Cowboys                       4             10
Jersey Boys                          5             6
New York Yankees                     6             4
Céline Dion                          7             n/a
Boston Red Sox                       8             7
Green Bay Packers                    9             n/a
Denver Broncos                       10            n/a

Hannah Montana takes number one for the second straight week as she sells out arenas like a well-established rock legend.

With two weeks to go before the start of the NFL regular season, pro football is heating up. The Dallas Cowboys jump from number ten to number four this week, and the Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos join the chart.


Event                            This Week     Last Week
Dallas Cowboys                       1             4
New York Yankees                     2             1
Boston Red Sox                       3             3
Green Bay Packers                    4             6
Denver Broncos                       5             7
Kansas City Chiefs                   6             n/a
Texas Longhorns                      7             8
Chicago Bears                        8             n/a
New York Giants                      9             10
Chicago Cubs                         10            5

Despite an upcoming Yankees / Red Sox series, football claims the number one spot. The Dallas Cowboys top the sports rankings, one of six NFL teams dominating the chart.

After an impressive start, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. gets knocked out of the rankings.


Event                            This Week     Last Week
Wicked                               1             1
Jersey Boys                          2             2
Radio City Christmas Spectacular     3             6
So You Think You Can Dance?          4             3
Lion King                            5             5
Grease                               6             4
Cirque Du Soleil:                    7             n/a
 The Beatles: LOVE
Monty Python's Spamalot              8             7
The Color Purple                     9             10
Blue Man Group                       10            n/a

"Grease" dips in the rankings this week but suffers relatively little damage after an onslaught of negative reviews.

Event                            This Week     Last Week
Wicked                               1             1
Jersey Boys                          2             2
Radio City Christmas Spectacular     3             4
Lion King                            4             5
Grease                               5             3
The Color Purple                     6             n/a
Monty Python's Spamalot              7             8
Mamma Mia!                           8             9
Mary Poppins                         9             7
Young Frankenstein                   10            10

"The Color Purple" rebounds, appearing at number six. American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino, currently starring as Celie, recently announced she is extending her run into January 2008.


Event                            This Week     Last Week
Hannah Montana                       1             1
Van Halen                            2             2
Céline Dion                          3             5
Stevie Wonder                        4             3
Jimmy Buffett                        5             n/a
Dave Matthews Band                   6             4
Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony        7             7
Justin Timberlake                    8             6
Kenny Chesney                        9             8
Rascal Flatts                        10            10

Sales from his tour date additions puts Jimmy Buffett back on the Top Concerts chart at number five.


Event                            This Week     Last Week
Céline Dion: A New Day               1             1
Cirque Du Soleil:                    2             2
 The Beatles: LOVE
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"                3             3
Barry Manilow: Music and Passion     4             4
Elton John: The Red Piano            5             5
Blue Man Group                       6             n/a
Bette Midler                         7             7
Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular   8             n/a
Le Rêve                              9             9
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