In one month alone, BTS‘s Love Yourself: Speak Yourself world tour earned millions of dollars and outsold some of music’s biggest stars.
BTS has taken the highest spot on Billboard Boxscore’s “Top Tours” chart for the month of May. In May, BTS sold a total of 384,498 tickets for eight shows in New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Sao Paolo, and grossed $51.7 million!
The concerts at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium, Los Angeles’s Rose Bowl, and Chicago’s Soldier Field alone totaled $44 million and nearly 300,000 tickets.
BTS’s 2-day Rose Bowl concert earned $16.6 million and sold 113,040 tickets, making it the single highest-grossing engagement in Rose Bowl’s Boxscore history. Previously, this honored belonged to Taylor Swift and U2.
For May, BTS outsold the second-highest grossing act, Metallica by over $23 million and 94,000+ tickets. P!NK, Spice Girls, and Ariana Grande also ranked in the top 5.