The Rolling Stones pulled in $8 million for each of the 10 US concerts in their AEG Live-produced tour during the first half of 2015.

Moreover, the band enjoyed the highest-grossing US tour in the first half of the year, accruing $80.7 million in 10 shows to date.

Globally, One Direction made the No 1 tour spot in the first six months, amassing $107.7 million, according to Pollstar, which conducted the survey.

Fleetwood Mac came second in global ticket sales with $92 million, just ahead of the Rolling Stones.