|By Marketwired .||
|July 11, 2014 10:00 AM EDT||
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/14 -- Online ticket marketplace TicketNetwork.com today released its report on ticket sale trends for Q2 2014, when legacy acts like Paul McCartney led concert category sales.
While McCartney has been no stranger to hot ticket sales in recent years, a couple of Q2 comebacks spurred fan excitement and high demand for tickets.
Fleetwood Mac was last on the road in 2013, but the revelation that singer Christine McVie would rejoin the lineup for the first time in two decades renewed interest in the band's fall 2014 tour plans. Meanwhile, pop diva Cher not only launched her first national tour in nearly 10 years this March, she also used Q2 to announce ticket sales for a second tour leg scheduled to start this fall.
"These were two of the biggest announcements in concerts so far this year, and both are very special in their own ways," explained Danielle Metcalf, Site Operations Manager at TicketNetwork.com. "The fact that both announcements fell around the same time and that both acts have such strong and loyal followings really helped bolster an already strong quarter for concert ticket sales."
Top Concert Acts on TicketNetwork.com *
1. Paul McCartney
2. Jay-Z & Beyoncé
3. Fleetwood Mac
4. Luke Bryan
For the full Q2 report, including sales trends for the sports and theater categories, please visit the TicketNetwork.com Press Box.
* Based on TicketNetwork.com sales reports for April 1-June 30, 2014. Trademarked names are the property of their respective owners. TicketNetwork.com does not claim any right or ownership to any performer name or other trademark contained in this release. These names are strictly used for descriptive purposes and do not imply an endorsement or partnership.
Since its launch in 2007, TicketNetwork.com has helped connect thousands of live entertainment fans to the vast network of independent sellers that list tickets on the TicketNetwork® Online Exchange. The site's straightforward design allows customers to easily find, compare, and buy the most sought-after tickets to concert, sporting, and theater events worldwide. In addition to being PCI-compliant and EVSSL-certified, TicketNetwork.com offers customers a 125% money back guarantee on their purchases. TicketNetwork.com is the signature retail website of ticket software company TicketNetwork, Inc., and is headquartered in South Windsor, CT. To learn more, visit www.ticketnetwork.com.