February 20, 2007 10:00 ET

The Police Stake Out Number One Spot

VERNON, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 20, 2007 -- TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 2/12/07-2/18/07.

           OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS
Event                     This Week Last Week
The Police                       1    n/a
Wicked                           2      1
Jersey Boys                      3      4
Justin Timberlake                4      6
Kenny Chesney                    5      2
Keith Urban                      6     10
Boston Red Sox                   7      5
Christina Aguilera               8    n/a
Bob Seger                        9      8
Mana                            10    n/a
The same week that The Police announce their 30th Anniversary Reunion Tour they rocket to the number one spot on the Top Events and Top Concerts charts. The Police Reunion tour could well be the concert event of 2007. Though the tour does not kick off until May 28 in Vancouver, Canada, additional dates continue to be added as shows sell out in record time.
           TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS
Event                     This Week Last Week
Boston Red Sox                   1      1
Daytona 500                      2      3
Houston Rodeo                    3      2
New York Yankees                 4      4
2007 NBA All Star Game           5      9
WWE                              6      6
Dallas Mavericks                 7    n/a
Los Angeles Lakers               8    n/a
Phoenix Suns                     9     10
New York Rangers                10    n/a

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

Event                     This Week Last Week
Wicked                           1      1
Jersey Boys                      2      2
Mary Poppins                     3      3
Monty Python's Spamalot          4      4
Mamma Mia!                       5      7
Lion King                        6      5
Eugene Onegin                    7     10
Grease                           8    n/a
Phantom of the Opera             9      9
The Color Purple                10      6
"Grease" moves into the number eight position though preview performances are months away, scheduled to begin July 24. NBC's talent competition series "Grease: You're The One That I Want," which invites the public to choose leads Danny and Sandy from throngs of Broadway hopefuls, has been fueling the advance sales.
Event                     This Week Last Week
The Police                       1    n/a
Justin Timberlake                2      3
Kenny Chesney                    3      1
Keith Urban                      4      6
Christina Aguilera               5      8
Bob Seger                        6      5
Mana                             7    n/a
Eric Clapton                     8      7
Rascal Flatts                    9      2
Rod Stewart                     10      4

Event                     This Week Last Week
Céline Dion: A New Day           1      1
Cirque Du Soleil:                2      3
   The Beatles: "LOVE"
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"            3      4
Elton John: The Red Piano        4      2
Cirque Du Soleil: "Mystère"      5    n/a
The Fab Four                     6      8
Mamma Mia!                       7      7
Cirque Du Soleil: "Zumanity"     8    n/a
V - The Ultimate Variety Show    9    n/a
Le Rêve                         10    n/a
After a small dip in the charts last week, The Fab Four begins to climb up the Vegas events list. This week the Beatles Tribute show moves from the number eight spot to number six.

Cirque Du Soleil expands its presence in the Las Vegas charts, claiming four of the ten spots. "Mystère" debuts at number five and "Zumanity" debuts at number eight this week. is a comprehensive industry and consumer source for news and information relating to the ticket industry. TicketNews is a one-stop source for industry news, market analysis, event announcements, cancellations, and information. TicketNews is updated daily with original articles and an aggregation of third party sources. TicketNews information is based on ticket sales from the TicketNetwork Exchange™, the world's largest secondary market exchange. For more information, visit

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