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March 20, 2007 10:00 ET

TicketNews Top Events for the Week Ending 3/18/07

VERNON, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2007 --TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 3/12/07- 3/18/07.

"Wicked" is back on top, Soul2Soul soars up the charts, and "Grease" is the word once again.

                 OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS

Event                                This Week   Last Week
Wicked                                   1          2
Jimmy Buffett                            2          3
The Police                               3          1
Kenny Chesney                            4          4
Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill       5         n/a
Genesis                                  6          9
Boston Red Sox                           7          5
Jersey Boys                              8          7
New York Yankees                         9          6
Roger Waters                            10         n/a
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill prove that classic rock reunion tours aren't the only big shows in town as the country singers' Soul2Soul tour takes the number five spot this week.
                 TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS

Event                                This Week   Last Week
Boston Red Sox                           1           1
New York Yankees                         2           2
Chicago Cubs                             3           5
Oscar De La Hoya                         4          n/a
NCAA Men's Championship: Sweet Sixteen   5          n/a
NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament         6          n/a
Houston Rodeo                            7           3
New York Mets                            8          n/a
St. Louis Cardinals                      9           4
Dallas Mavericks                        10           6



                TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS

Event                                This Week   Last Week
Wicked                                   1           1
Jersey Boys                              2           2
Mary Poppins                             3           4
Lion King                                4           3
The Color Purple                         5           6
Grease                                   6          n/a
Monty Python's Spamalot                  7           5
Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE      8           9
Blue Man Group                           9           8
Mamma Mia!                              10          10
"Grease" is heating up and takes the number six place with about twenty-two weeks still to go before its official opening on August 16, 2007.
         TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS

Event                                This Week   Last Week
Wicked                                   1           1
Jersey Boys                              2           2
Mary Poppins                             3           3
Lion King                                4           5
Grease                                   5           9
The Color Purple                         6           4
Monty Python's Spamalot                  7           6
Pirate Queen                             8          n/a
Mamma Mia!                               9           8
Legally Blonde                          10          n/a



                 TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS

Event                                This Week   Last Week
Jimmy Buffett                            1           2
The Police                               2           1
Kenny Chesney                            3           3
Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill       4          n/a
Genesis                                  5           5
Roger Waters                             6           6
Keith Urban                              7           7
Justin Timberlake                        8           9
Céline Dion                              9          10
Christina Aguilera                      10           8
Perennially touring artist Jimmy Buffett kicks The Police out of first place and does so with conventional ticket pricing.

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw's Soul2Soul Tour debuts at the number four position.

                TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS

Event                                This Week   Last Week
Céline Dion: A New Day                   1           1
Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE      2           3
Elton John: The Red Piano                3           2
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"                    4           6
Monty Python's Spamalot                  5           4
David Copperfield                        6          n/a
Cirque Du Soleil: Kà                     7          n/a
Barry Manilow: Music and Passion         8          10
V - The Ultimate Variety Show            9           9
Danny Gans                              10          n/a
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