OZZFEST 2002 Top-Grossing Festival Tour Of The Year

OZZY OSBOURNE's travelling metal extravaganza, Ozzfest, was the lone festival tour among the top 25 tours in the world for 2002, grossing $24.5 million, according to Billboard Boxscores. SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was the top performer of the year, raking in $126.1 million. Rounding out the top five were the ROLLING STONES ($90 million), CHER ($67.6 million), BILLY JOEL/ELTON JOHN ($66 million), and DAVE MATTHEWS BAND ($52.8 million).

Other tours of note included CREED ($37.3 million), AEROSMITH ($36.3 million), THE WHO ($28.6 million), and BLINK-182/GREEN DAY ($20 million).

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