Kevin Mazur/©2017 U2 Limited; Katarina BenzovaU2 and Guns N’ Roses have been named finalists in three categories at the 2017 Billboard Touring Awards, scheduled for November 14, at the Montage Beverly Hills hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The veteran rock acts are in the running for the Top Draw, Top Tour and Top Boxscore prizes. U2 and GN’R will compete against Coldplay for the Top Draw and the Top Tour awards, which honor the best-attended and highest-grossing treks, respectively.
As for the Top Boxscore award, which honors the highest-grossing single engagement by an artist, U2 have been nominated for their July 25-26 stand at Stade de France in Paris. Guns N’ Roses are acknowledged for their June 16-17 run at London Stadium in London. The third finalist, Phish, was nominated for their July 21-August 6 engagement at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Meanwhile, Foo Fighters are one of five finalists for the Concert Marketing & Promotion Award, in recognition of their Cal Jam concert and Concrete and Gold Tour of North America.
The 2017 Billboard Touring Awards ceremony is part of 14th annual Billboard Touring Conference, which will be held November 14 and 15.
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