UK arenas dominate busiest venues chart

James Hanley

UK arenas occupy the top three places in the latest list of the world’s busiest venues.

London’s The O2 maintains its position at No.1 in the mid-year reports by US industry magazine Pollstar, with 973,902 tickets sold in 2015. In second place was Manchester Arena (761,563 tickets sold), followed by Glasgow’s The SSE Hydro (534,530) in third.

Other UK venues to crack the top 100 were Birmingham’s Genting Arena (No.11),, Leeds’ First Direct Arena (No.19), The SSE Arena, Wembley (No.20), ...

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