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Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe’s Stadium Tour is StubHub’s most in-demand trek of the summer of 2022

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Many music fans planning to attend concerts this summer will be checking StubHub to see if they can score tickets to shows by their favorite acts. Now, the ticketing platform has revealed which artists boast the most in-demand shows scheduled between Memorial Day on May 30 and Labor Day on September 4.

Topping the list is the multi-act Stadium Tour co-headlined by Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe and also featuring Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.

The trek, which kicks off June 16 in Atlanta, includes 36 U.S. dates through Labor Day. Other tours by veteran artists in the top 10 of the tally include Elton John at #5, Paul McCartney at #7, Billy Joel at #8 and Red Hot Chili Peppers at #9.

Elton has just eight stateside shows scheduled between Memorial Day and Labor, McCartney and Joel have six, and the Chili Peppers have 14.

Of the top-10 acts on the list, McCartney boasts the highest average price of tickets sold to his concerts…$349.

StubHub also has listed the top-10 “trending” touring artists of the summer of ’22, a tally that’s based on the increase in average show sales since their 2019 shows. Topping the list is Doors guitarist Robby Krieger, who enjoyed an increase of 680%. Other artists on the tally include Taylor Dayne at #3 with a 570% increase, John Waite at #5 with a 410% jump, and The Wallflowers at #10 with a spike of 310%.

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Here’s the full top 10 list of the most in-demand artists this summer, according to StubHub:

1. Mötley Crüe and Def Leppard (36 tour dates)
2. Kenny Chesney (41 tour dates)
3. Morgan Wallen (22 tour dates)
4. Justin Bieber (12 tour dates)
5. Elton John (8 tour dates)
6. Chris Stapleton (35 tour dates)
7. Paul McCartney (6 tour dates)
8. Billy Joel (6 tour dates)
9. Red Hot Chili Peppers (14 tour dates)
10. Rage Against the Machine (14 tour dates)

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