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Premium buys: Top StubHub sales events

Following are the top-selling events in the secondary ticket market this year via the StubHub marketplace, through June 3. Events are ranked by total revenue from tickets sold, which accounts for number of tickets sold, but only the average ticket price paid was available for publication.

Top 10 sports events

Rank Event Date
Avg. ticket price paid
1 Super Bowl XL: Pittsburgh-Seattle Feb. 5
$2,975.05
2 Rose Bowl: Texas-USC Jan. 4
$1,111.88
3 AFC Championship: Pittsburgh-Denver Jan. 22
$521.84
4 NFC Divisional Playoff: Carolina-Chicago Jan. 15
$323.03
5 Fiesta Bowl: Notre Dame-Ohio State Jan. 2
$407.84
6 NFC Championship: Carolina-Seattle Jan. 22
$324.65
7 Orange Bowl: Florida State-Penn State Jan. 3
$240.10
8 Daytona 500 Feb. 19
$231.70
9 K.C. Royals at N.Y. Yankees (home opener) April 11
$113.51
10 NFC Divisional Playoff: Washington-Seattle Jan. 14
$242.38

Top 10 non-sports events

Rank Event (location) Date
Avg. ticket price paid
1 Rolling Stones (Madison Square Garden) Jan. 20
$357.53
2 Rolling Stones (Madison Square Garden) Jan. 18
$308.40
3 Billy Joel (Madison Square Garden) Feb. 11
$207.12
4 Rolling Stones (1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore) Feb. 1
$361.13
5 Billy Joel (Madison Square Garden) April 24
$200.20
6 Coldplay (Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, N.J.) March 25
$140.22
7 Billy Joel (Madison Square Garden) Feb. 25
$191.11
8 Pearl Jam (Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, N.J.) June 3
$112.72
9 Rolling Stones (United Center, Chicago) Jan. 23
$240.93
10 Bon Jovi (Atlantic City (N.J.) Boardwalk Hall) Feb. 4
$169.59

Source: StubHub

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