Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora
Blaze of glory, indeed.
Bon Jovi has been named the top touring band of 2008, according to Billboard magazine.
The band's Lost Highway tour brought in $210.6 million, just edging out Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band – which grossed $204.5 million. (The magazine based its finding on the period between Nov. 14, 2007 and Nov. 11, 2008).
Rounding out the Top 10 were Madonna
($162 million), the Police ($150 million), Celine Dion ($91 million), Kenny Chesney
($86 million), Neil Diamond ($81.2 million), the Spice Girls ($70 million), the Eagles ($56.6 million) and Rascal Flatts ($55.8 million).