December 26, 2006 16:48 ET

TicketNews Weekly Top 10s and Analysis for the Week of 12/18/06-12/24/06

VERNON, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 26, 2006 -- TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 12/18/06 - 12/24/06.


Event                          This Week   Last Week

Wicked                             1           1
Jersey Boys                        2           2
Bob Seger                          3           3
Rod Stewart                        4           7
Eric Clapton                       5           4
George Strait                      6           9
Josh Groban                        7           n/a
High School Musical                8           8
BCS Championship Game              9           5
Mary Poppins                       10          n/a


Event                          This Week   Last Week

BCS Championship Game              1           1
Dallas Cowboys                     2           5
Boston Red Sox                     3           3
Cleveland Cavaliers                4           7
Los Angeles Lakers                 5           n/a
New York Rangers                   6           6
Dallas Mavericks                   7           n/a
New York Knicks                    8           n/a
Allstate Sugar Bowl                9           2
Chicago Bulls                      10          9


Event                          This Week   Last Week

Wicked                             1           1
Jersey Boys                        2           2
Radio City Christmas Spectacular   3           3
Mary Poppins                       4           5
Lion King                          5           4
Monty Python's Spamalot            6           6
Phantom of the Opera               7           n/a
Blue Man Group                     8           7
Annie                              9           8
The Color Purple                   10          10


Event                          This Week   Last Week

Bob Seger                          1           2
Rod Stewart                        2           3
Eric Clapton                       3           1
George Strait                      4           5
Josh Groban                        5           6
High School Musical                6           4
Justin Timberlake                  7           7
Red Hot Chili Peppers              8           n/a
Celtic Woman                       9           8
Céline Dion                        10          n/a

Notable Changes:

--  The Christmas gift week ends with two Broadway shows in the top
    positions -- "Wicked" in the number one spot and "Jersey Boys" in the
    number two spot. "Jersey Boys" was helped by its San Francisco show and the
    soon to open Los Angeles show.
--  Céline Dion rises to number ten in the concert category as she
    prepares for her fifth and final year of "A New Day..." performances at the
    Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
--  "Phantom of the Opera" jumps to the number seven theatre spot with the
    New York and Vegas Shows doing brisk business. 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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