Madonna's tour, produced by Clear Channel Entertainment, sold out 55 of 56 performances worldwide, with an average nightly take of $2.23 million.
Prince's Musicology tour took second place honors with a gross of $90.2 million. He performed before nearly 1.5 million people total, more than any other artist.
Shania Twain was third, reporting grosses totaling $62.5 million and playing to nearly 950,000 fans. Rounding out the top 10 were Simon & Garfunkel, with $59 million; Metallica, with $53.8 million; Bette Midler, with $53.3 million; Sting, with $52.4 million; Kenny Chesney, with $49.3 million; David Bowie, with $46 million; and Toby Keith, with $44.3 million.