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Coldplay crowned Ticketmaster’s Ticket Of The Year 2016

We asked you to name your Ticket Of The Year, and you voted in droves. Now the results are in!

Coldplay have been crowned the global Ticket Of The Year 2016. Here in the UK, the band have hit the top spot in the vote for their spectacular show at London’s Wembley Arena. The megastars also celebrate fifth place for their performance at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium, and seventh for their Hampden Park show in Glasgow.

“We’re honoured to receive the Ticketmaster Ticket of the Year award,” Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin enthuses. “Thank you to everyone who voted for us. The shows that we’ve played this year have been very special to us so it’s wonderful to know that they’ve been special to the fans as well.”

Coldplay sold over 1M tickets for their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, entertaining fans across the globe.

The UK’s top 10 is dominated by stadium appearances, festivals and homecoming shows. Download Festival sits comfortably at No.2, following headline performances by Rammstein, Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath. Beyoncé‘s Wembley Stadium shows took third place, with The Stone Roses at No.4.

This year sees a threefold increase in stadium concerts on the final list. It also sees the NFL International Series lead the way for sport events at No.8.

Here’s the UK’s Ticketmaster Ticket Of The Year top 10:

1. Coldplay (London, Wembley Stadium)
2. Download (Derby, Donnington Park)
3. Beyoncé (London, Wembley Stadium)
4. Stone Roses (Manchester, Etihad Stadium)
5. Coldplay (Manchester, Etihad Stadium)
6. Creamfields (Cheshire)
7. Coldplay (Glasgow, Hampden Park)
8. NFL International Series (London, Wembley Stadium and Twickenham Stadiums)
9. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (London, Wembley Stadium)
10. Biffy Clyro, Glasgow Summer Series (Glasgow, Bellahouston Park)


Robbie Williams is your most anticipated event of 2017.

That’s not all. We also asked you to let us know who you are most looking forward to seeing in 2017. Your most anticipated event of 2017 is Robbie Williams and his Heavy Entertainment Show Tour. He is currently gearing up for 31 shows across 29 cities, including eight stadium shows in the UK.

Here’s the 10 events the UK is looking forward to the most in 2017:

1. Robbie Williams
2. Coldplay
3. Take That
4. Drake
5. Guns N’ Roses
6. Bruno Mars
7. Download Festival
8. Kings of Leon
9. The Weeknd
10. Radiohead

We polled 85 million live entertainment fans across our database to discover who put on the greatest shows this year, as part of the Ticketmaster’s Ticket of the Year 2016. This vote was all about giving a voice to YOU, the fans, to shout about your favourite live event of 2016.