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Jingle Ball and Taylor Swift Gain on 1D – Tickifieds Top 10

2012 Jingle Ball

With lineups of the various Jingle Balls and Jingle Jams slowly being revealed, it’s no wonder the Jingle shows are trending.

This edition of our top 10 events on Tickifieds.com is much the same as previous weeks.  One Direction is still king with both Taylor Swift and Disney on Ice trailing considerably. However,  a new challenger has emerged, the Jingle Ball and Jingle Jam events.  If your haven’t started promoting these “Jingle shows” now is the time to start!

Perhaps most noticeable, is the lack of football from the chart this week.  While we still get considerable traffic for both NFL and college football, only 1 NCAA football team made the list this week – the Clemson Tigers.  Several NFL teams essentially tied for 10th place but that is a far cry from previous weeks which were dominated by football.  This isn’t necessarily a reflection of the relative demand for football tickets but likely a statement about the virality(yes we did make up that word) of concert tickets.  Demand for football tickets is rather constant with the notable exception of when playoff and bowl game matchups are announced.

So let’s take a peak at what events are currently trending at Tickifieds…

Top 10 Weekly Event Ticket Searches (11/6 – 11/14/2012)

1.  One Direction

One Direction mania continues for yet another week.  While a few top acts are gaining some ground on 1D, things really aren’t all that close as Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam  Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson still have all the tweener girls swooning. In case you needed any further proof check out Tickifieds list of most popular events.

2.  Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift stays strong again this week as her tickets are scheduled to go on sale to the public on Friday.  Expect Ms. Swift to be a mainstay on this list for weeks and months to come.  The most popular shows appear to be 5/8/2013 in Columbus, 7/6/2013 in Pittsburgh, and 8/10/2013 in Chicago.

3.  Jingle Ball / Jingle Jam

With lineups of the various Jingle Balls and Jingle Jams slowly being revealed, it’s no wonder the Jingle shows are trending.  It also helps that tops acts like Justin BieberTaylor Swift, and One Direction will be playing a few of them.  Perhaps the most popular is the KIIS FM Jingle Ball which will take place over 2 days.

4. Disney On Ice

Disney on Ice (DOI) has a ton of shows throughout the holiday season across the nation.  Rather than list an enormous list of DOI shows, we suggest you search Disney on Ice  in our Concert and Event categories.

5. Bruce Springsteen

“The Boss” is back on tour after campaigning for president Obama.  Popular upcoming concerts include 11/28 in Portland, 11/30 in Oakland, and 12/6 in Glendale,

6.  Carrie Underwood

Country music superstar is still going strong as she wraps up her fall tour.  He recently announced 2013 schedule got her a bit of a bump this week.  Hot upcoming shows include 11/24 in Indianapolis, 11/27 in Pittsburgh, 12/1 in Newark, and 12/19 in Atlanta.

7. Clemson Tigers Football

Fans in Clemson South Carolina are excited about the prospect of being in a BCS Bowl game.  The Clemson Tigers are a solid bet to represent the ACC in one of the feature bowl games in 2013..perhaps the Sugar Bowl?

8.  The Who

Legendary rockers The Who are currently out on tour and have a ton of shows schedule through February 2013.  Notable upcoming shows include 11/24 in Detroit, 11/27 in Minneapolis, and 11/29 and 11/30 in Rosemont.

9.  National Finals Rodeo

The National Finals Rodeo is getting set to take stage in Las Vegas this December.  This annual event will take place from December 6th through the 15th at the Thomas and Mack Center and is always a big draw.

10.  NFL Football

This one was close so we just decided to lump several NFL teams together who all both almost made this weeks top 10 list.  Notable teams include the NY Giants, Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons, and even the Minnesota Vikings.  Where are the AFC teams?

This top 10 list is compiled from internal search data from Tickifieds.com and organic traffic from search engines.  Search terms are ranked by using a combination of both sources of search data.

Aldean, Swift Look to Catch 1D – Tickifieds Top 10 Weekly Searches

Can Jason Aldean supplant 1 Direction as the most search for concert?

In the horse race we like to call the Tickifieds Top 10 Weekly Searches, One Direction is still way out in front.  However, country music stars Jason Aldean (#2)  and Taylor Swift (#4) are surging with new albums outs and tour dates about to go on sale.  While 1 Direction still has a comfortable lead, we expect demand for Jason Aldean and Taylor Swift tickets to increase as tickets go on sale and quickly sell out.

As always, college football continues to be in big demand with power house SEC teams   Alabama, Texas A&M, and Georgia leading the way.

Here is the rest of this week’s top 10..

 Top 10 Weekly Event Ticket Searches (10/29 – 11/5/2012)

1.  One Direction

Absolutely no sign of a One Direction slowdown.  In fact, One Direction search traffic peaked on Friday with over 2500 unique searchers looking for 1D tickets

2.  Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean continues to be a staple on our top 10 list.  This week he comes in at #2 followng the release of his latest album Night Train and subsequent tour announcement.

3.  Georgia Bulldogs Football

The Georgia Bulldogs sit at 8-1 and are currently #5 in the BCS standings.  If Oregon, Kansas State, or Notre Dame falter, the Bulldogs could slide into the BCS Championship.

4.  Taylor Swift

Pop country sensation Taylor Swift continues her strong showing before tickets to the her 2013 Red Tour even go on sale.

5.  Disney On Ice

Disney on Ice is featuring 5 unique shows this winter:  100 Years of Magic, Dare to Dream, Rockin’ Ever After, Treasure Trove, and Worlds of Fantasy.  Ticket sales have been extremely strong so far in anticipation of the holiday season.

6.  Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood makes the list for the first time in a while.  It’s not much of a surprise though as the award winning country artist is currently right in the middle of her 2012 Blown Away tour.

7.  Eddie Vedder

Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder is currently out on the road through December with multiple shows in Texas, Oklahoma, and Florida coming up.

8.  Alabama Crimson Tide Football

After a huge win over LSU, Alabama is the undisputed #1 team in the country.  Bama fans will get see the games of the regular season against Texas A&M, Western Carolina, and Auburn in Tuscaloosa.

9.  Texas A&M Aggies Football

Texas A&M has had a pretty successfull SEC debut after getting off to a 7-2 (4-2 SEC) start.  This week they will take on the #1 Alabama Crimson Tide.

10.  Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football

After getting a scary over-time victory over un-ranked Pitt, Notre Dame is still unbeaten and sits at #4 in the BCS standings.  The Fighting Irish will face Boston College and Notre Dame before closing out the season against the USC Trojans.

 

This top 10 list is compiled from internal search data from Tickifieds.com and organic traffic from search engines.  Search terms are ranked by using a combination of both sources of search data.

 

Tickifieds Top 10 Weekly Searches – Justin Bieber Challenges 1D

2012 Justin Bieber TicketsThanks to some much needed rest and relaxation over memorial day weekend we got a little behind keeping you all informed about the hottest events in the event ticket industry.  So we won’t waste your time talking about how One Direction has once again dominated the Tickifieds list of most search terms.  Or how this week we welcomed a new challenger (aka Justin Bieber) who could possibly unseat 1D as the  hottest ticket on Tickifieds.com.   We’ll just get to the list and let you make you own conclusions…

Just read the rest of the top 10.

Top 10 Tickifieds Ticket Searches

1.  One Direction

The British boy band wonders show no signs of slowing down.  With school about to break for summer expect the tweeners to be busy trying to pry credit cards from their parents hands.

2. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber recently announced his 2012-2013 “Believe Tour” and pre-sale tickets went on sale last weekend.  Tickets to the tour officially go on sale on Friday and Saturday and we suspect that the “Biebs” will supplant 1D as the hottest ticket.

3. Katt Fest

Oklahoma City’s Katt Fest came out of nowhere to come in at #3 this week.   With an impressive lineup that includes Hinder, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Puddle of Mudd, POD, Red, Crossfade and Drive A it’s not that much of a surprise.

4.  Los Angeles Kings

No that the Lakers and Clippers have been eliminated, sports fans in Los Angeles are finally catching on to the LA Kings.

5.  Brazil Soccer

Soccer seems to really be catching on in the US and fans are excited to see one of the best clubs in the world play live in person.  Brazil will face Argentina in New Jersey on 6/9, the USA on 5/30 in Washington DC, and Mexico in Dallas on 6/3.

6.  CMA Music Festival

Nashville will be the Mecca of country music this June as Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Glen Campbell, Hunter Hayes, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, The Mavericks, Scotty McCreery, Brad Paisley, Kenny Rogers, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band, Rascal Flatts, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, and so many others will be playing the 2012 CMA Festival.

7.  Ringling Brothers Circus

The kids are about to be out of school for the summer and what better way to spend family time than at the Circus.

8.  American Idol Tour

Season 11 of American Idol may be over but fans are still eager to see their favorite contestants live in concert.  The tour will feature the Top 10 including Colton Dixon, DeAndre Brackensick, Elise Testone, Erika Van Pelt, Heejun Han, Hollie Cavanagh, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips and Skylar Laine.

9.  Carrie Underwood

The reigning queen of country music recently announced her 2012-2013 Blown Away Tour and ticket demand has been strong and steady.  Tickets officially went on sale last week so expect demand to continue to build as the tour goes on.

10. Miami Heat

After being down 1-2 to the Indiana Pacers, Lebron James and Dwayne Wade have seemed to get the ship righted just in time for the Eastern Conference Finals.  Fans in Miami still suck but at least they are filling American Airlines Arena.

This top 10 list is compiled from internal search data from Tickifieds.com and organic traffic from search engines.  Search terms are ranked by using a combination of both sources of search data.

 

Carrie Underwood 2012 “Blown Away” Tour Tickets On Sale Friday

Carrie Underwood 2012 Blown Away TourCountry music superstar and former American Idol Carrie Underwood will be heading out on tour in 2012 to promote her latest album “Blown Away”.  Her tour will feature 54 concerts throughout the United States and Canada including stops in popular cities such as Nashville, Louisville, Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Dallas, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Orlando.  Joining Carrie on tour will be country music prodigy Hunter Hayes.

Carrie Underwood has won numerous Grammys, Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, Gloden Globes, ACMs, CMAs, and was just recently inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.  Carrie has recorded eleven #1 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart (A Guinness World Record) and has sold more than 12.4 million copies of her 3 previous albums (Some Hearts 2005, Carnival Ride 2007, and Play On 2009).

Carries two previous tours drew more than 2.2 million fans and generated over $66 million in revenue.  Her 3rd major headlining tour will be no exception so be ready to purchase tickets when they go on sale on Friday May 11th as they will likely sell out fast.  For the full schedule of Carrie Underwood‘s 2012 Blown Away Tour, see below:

 

2012 Carrie Underwood Blown Away Tour Schedule

Date Location Venue
Saturday, May 12, 2012 Nashville, TN Grand Ole Opry
Saturday, May 26, 2012 Baton Rouge, LA LSU Tiger Stadium
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 Nashville, TN Grand Ole Opry
Friday, June 08, 2012 Nashville, TN LP Field
Sunday, August 12, 2012 Bowmanville, Canada Boots & Hearts Music Festival
Friday, September 14, 2012 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
Saturday, September 15, 2012 Bridgeport, CT Webster Bank Arena
Monday, September 17, 2012 Providence, RI Dunkin Donuts Center
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Worcester, MA DCU Center
Thursday, September 20, 2012 Reading, PA Sovereign Center
Saturday, September 22, 2012 Louisville, KY KFC YUM! CENTER
Sunday, September 23, 2012 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
Thursday, September 27, 2012 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
Saturday, September 29, 2012 Fargo, ND Fargodome
Monday, October 01, 2012 Saskatoon, Canada Credit Union Centre
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 Calgary, Canada Scotiabank Saddledome
Thursday, October 04, 2012 Vancouver, Canada Rogers Arena
Saturday, October 06, 2012 Seattle, WA KeyArena
Sunday, October 07, 2012 Portland, OR Rose Garden
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 West Valley City, UT Maverik Center
Friday, October 12, 2012 Reno, NV Reno Events Center
Saturday, October 13, 2012 Sacramento, CA Power Balance Pavilion
Sunday, October 14, 2012 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion At San Jose
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center
Thursday, October 18, 2012 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Arena
Saturday, October 20, 2012 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
Sunday, October 21, 2012 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Thursday, October 25, 2012 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
Saturday, October 27, 2012 Wichita, KS INTRUST Bank Arena
Sunday, October 28, 2012 Springfield, MO JQH Arena
Saturday, November 03, 2012 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
Sunday, November 04, 2012 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
Friday, November 09, 2012 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall Arena
Saturday, November 10, 2012 Hartford, CT XL Center
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 University Park, PA Bryce Jordan Center
Thursday, November 15, 2012 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
Friday, November 16, 2012 Moline, IL i wireless Center
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 St Louis, MO Scottrade Center
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
Saturday, November 24, 2012 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Sunday, November 25, 2012 Auburn Hills, MI Palace Of Auburn Hills
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Pittsburgh, PA CONSOL Energy Center
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Friday, November 30, 2012 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
Saturday, December 01, 2012 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 Albany, NY Times Union Center
Thursday, December 06, 2012 London, Canada John Labatt Centre
Saturday, December 08, 2012 Ottawa, Canada Scotiabank Place
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Chicago, IL United Center
Friday, December 14, 2012 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
Saturday, December 15, 2012 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Memphis, TN FedEx Forum
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 Duluth, GA The Arena At Gwinnett Center
Friday, December 21, 2012 Orlando, FL Amway Center
Saturday, December 22, 2012 Fort Lauderdale, FL Bank Atlantic Center

Top Weekend Events Septemeber 23 – 25

Hooray Wednesday!

I’m going to go ahead and call it that the summer concert season is officially dead.  In its place, officially, is College Football!

There are certainly some exciting games this weekend!  The top game everyone seems to want to attend is the West Virginia vs. Louisiana State game.  These two teams are competitively matched.  LSU has an absolute top notch defense, but the Mountaineer’s quarterback, Geno Smith, is a formidable opponent.

The Fight Irish vs. Panthers game is surely another tough call on who would win.  Pitt’s offense and defense have a good balance, but is it enough to show up Notre Dame?

Colorado is expected to sweep Ohio State, particularly with their star QB, Tyler Hansen, and RB Rodney Stewart.

Boise State is certainly another team to keep a keen eye on.  Since the Broncos near slaughter of the Georgia Bulldogs at the start of the season, they’re on a fast track in the national title race.   QB, Kellen Moore, is one of the best and most effectual quarterbacks currently playing in the NCAA and is expected to shatter multiple records, including most touchdowns and most wins.

For your non-football related activities this week, the hot one is definitely the 3-day i Heart Radio Festival in Las Vegas.  The festival will feature top acts like LADY GAGA ,  JAY-Z , COLDPLAY , STEVEN TYLER, THE BLACK EYED PEAS,  KENNY CHESNEY, ALICIA KEY,  JENNIFER LOPEZ, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, JANE’S ADDICTION, NICKI MINAJ , DAVID GUETTA, RASCAL FLATTS, BRUNO MARS, KELLY CLARKSON, SUBLIME WITH ROME With special guest performances by USHER, STING and JEFF BECK.  It is one FULL line-up!!

Jeff Dunham is in the same field as Terry Fator.  They are both master ventriloquistsTime Magazine wrote about his puppet characters, “All of them are politically incorrect, gratuitously insulting and ill tempered.” 

 Top Weekend Events 09/23/2011 – 09/25/2011

1.)    WVU vs. LSU, Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV – Saturday, September 24

2.)    Tulsa vs. Boise State, Bronco Stadium, Boise, ID – Saturday, September 24th

3.)    I Heart Radio Music Festival, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV – Friday, September 23rd

4.)    MSU vs. CMU, Spartan Stadium, Lansing, MI – Saturday, September 24th

5.)    South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt, William-Brice Stadium, Columbia, SC – Saturday, September 24th

6.)    Auburn vs. Florida Atlantic, Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL – Saturday, September 24th

7.)    Michigan vs. San Diego State, Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, MI – Saturday, September 24th

8.)    OSU vs. Colorado, Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH – Saturday, September 24th

9.)    Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame, Heinz Field,  Pittsburgh, PA – Saturday, September 24th

10.) Jeff Dunham, Horseshoe Casino – The Venue, Hammond, IN – Saturday, September 24th