Super Bowl Performances

A Brief History
by Hrefna Helgadóttir about 2 weeks ago
The Super Bowl started in 1967. NFL's traditional form of halftime entertainment are marching bands – so that's what...

"I would walk 500 miles & I would walk 500 more"

to see the Proclaimers live
by Hrefna Helgadóttir about 3 weeks ago
Today's blogpost* is brought to you by a math problem (what happens when one works with geeks). *actually this is a...

Top 25 Tours of 2016

$25 billion in live music
by Hrefna Helgadóttir about 3 weeks ago
Yet again, Billboard has released the highest grossing tours of 2016. Let's countdown the top 25 tours of 2016. 

Taylor Swift is the World's Highest Paid Celebrity

Other Touring Stars Are Doing Well
by Hrefna Helgadóttir about one month ago
Taylor Swift is (somewhat unsurprisingly) the world's highest paid celebrity. More interestingly is how many Forbes'...

Mick Jagger on Touring

"The most lucrative aspect of the business"
by Hrefna Helgadóttir about one month ago
The reason Jagger is possibly the world's best rockstar is not only because he's been around longer than most. It's...

Remembering Bruno Mars' Super Bowl Performance

On the release of the 24K Magic Album & Tour
by Hrefna Helgadóttir about one month ago
Since Bruno Mars has just released his highly anticipated 24K Magic album, we decided to throwback to one of our most...

Music Festivals Drive Spotify Streams

For the artists who are performing there
by Hrefna Helgadóttir about one month ago
What this means, is that when a band plays at a festival, there's an increase in how often they are listened to on Spot

Top 25 Tours of 2015

$25 billion in live music
by Hrefna Helgadóttir about one month ago
Billboard has released their annual end of year report for the best performing tours of 2015. The live music industry...

Why The Rolling Stones' Tours Only Have 16 Shows Per Year

by Hrefna Helgadóttir about one month ago
Every year the Rolling Stones go touring, and every year their tour is one of the highest grossing tours of the year. 

Top 25 Tours of 2014

$20 billion in live music 2014
by Hrefna Helgadóttir about one month ago
Data comes from Billboard. Billboard compiled data for best performing tours, touring acts, promoters and more for...