Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi triumph at the Billboard Touring Awards
Taylor Swift, George Strait, and other artists won the prizes at the Billboard Touring Awards, which honor musicians as well as venues and those who promote concerts. Taylor Swift's 'Red' tour is still continuing.
Bon Jovi took the top tour award as the highest-grossing tour and the top draw award as the best-selling road show of the year at the ceremony on Nov. 14 in New York honoring the concert industry's top artists, venues and professionals.
One Direction won the magazine's breakthrough award, Taylor Swift won for the best package tour and The Rolling Stones and Citi won the best concert marketing & promotion award for their collaboration on the 50 & Counting Tour.
The awards are mostly based on Billboard's Boxscore chart and box office performance for the previous year through Sept. 30.