January 16, 2007 10:00 ET

TicketNews Weekly Top 10s and Analysis for the Week of 1/08/07-1/14/07

VERNON, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 16, 2007 --TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 1/08/07-1/14/07.


Event                  This Week       Last Week
Wicked                     1               1
San Diego Chargers         2             n/a
Jersey Boys                3               4
George Strait              4             n/a
Houston Rodeo              5             n/a
Justin Timberlake          6               9
New Orleans Saints         7             n/a
Chicago Bears              8             n/a
Bob Seger                  9               8
Eric Clapton              10             n/a
A huge shake-up in this week's overall top ten fails to dislodge long-standing number one, "Wicked."

Event                  This Week       Last Week
San Diego Chargers         1               6
Houston Rodeo              2             n/a
New Orleans Saints         3               8
Chicago Bears              4             n/a
Super Bowl XLI             5             n/a
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series:
 Daytona 500               6               7
Baltimore Ravens           7             n/a
Boston Red Sox             8             n/a
Ultimate Fighting
 Championship              9             n/a
New York Knicks           10             n/a

Not surprisingly, the NFL playoffs continue to dominate the best-selling sports events; yet amidst the strong football presence, the Houston Rodeo breaks into the top ten, debuting in the number two slot.


Event                  This Week       Last Week
Wicked                     1               1
Jersey Boys                2               2
Mary Poppins               3               3
Blue Man Group             4               6
Lion King                  5               4
Monty Python's Spamalot    6               5
Phantom of the Opera       7               7
High School Musical        8              10
The Color Purple           9               9
The Producers             10             n/a
Blue Man Group continues its slow and steady ascent amongst the top-selling theatre events.

Event                  This Week       Last Week
George Strait              1               5
Justin Timberlake          2               3
Bob Seger                  3               2
Eric Clapton               4               4
Rod Stewart                5               6
High School Musical:
 The Concert               6               1
Céline Dion                7              10
Rascal Flatts              8             n/a
Red Hot Chili Peppers      9               9
Billy Joel                10             n/a
Venerable country legend George Strait is this week's top-selling concert event; however, Justin Timberlake is not far behind as he continues his climb up the chart. 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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