StubHub’s 2018 Year In Live Experiences Report and Video

Published December 4, 2018

The Countries Most Likely to Cross Borders for A Live Event on StubHub

  1. United States
  2. United Kingdom
  3. Japan
  4. Canada
  5. Mexico
  6. Spain
  7. Germany
  8. Ireland
  9. South Korea
  10. France

Top 10 Best-Selling Sports Events Around the World* in 2018

  1. Anthony Joshua v. Joseph Parker
  2. Anthony Joshua v. Alexander Povetkin
  3. NFL London: Philadelphia Eagles v. Jacksonville Jaguars
  4. NFL London: Seattle Seahawks v. Oakland Raiders
  5. NBA London: Philadelphia 76ers v. Boston Celtics
  6. NFL London: Tennessee Titans v. Los Angeles Chargers
  7. Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors on January 13
  8. New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays on March 29
  9. NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2: Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors
  10. NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 1: Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors

*International markets outside of the U.S.

Top 10 Best-Selling Artists Around the World* in 2018

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. BTS
  3. Elton John
  4. Foo Fighters
  5. Paul McCartney
  6. U2
  7. Drake and Migos
  8. Taylor Swift
  9. The Rolling Stones
  10. Eagles

*International markets outside of the U.S.


UNITED STATES

Top 10 Best-Selling Sports Events in the U.S. in 2018

  1. Super Bowl LII: New England Patriots v. Philadelphia Eagles
  2. 2018 College Football Championship: Alabama Crimson Tide v. Georgia Bulldogs
  3. World Series Game 4: Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Dodgers
  4. World Series Game 3: Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Dodgers
  5. World Series Game 5: Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Dodgers
  6. 2018 Rose Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs v. Oklahoma Sooners
  7. NFC Championship Game: Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles
  8. Stanley Cup Finals Game 5: Washington Capitals at Vegas Golden Knights
  9. World Series Game 2: Los Angeles Dodgers at Boston Red Sox
  10. AFC Championship Game: Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots

Top 10 Best-Selling Acts on StubHub in the U.S. in 2018

  1. Bruce Springsteen
  2. Taylor Swift
  3. Elton John
  4. Ed Sheeran
  5. Justin Timberlake
  6. Drake and Migos
  7. The Eagles
  8. Bruno Mars
  9. P!NK
  10. Billy Joel

CANADA

Top 10 Best-Selling Sports Events in Canada in 2018

  1. Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors on January 13
  2. New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays on March 29
  3. NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2: Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors
  4. NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 1: Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors
  5. NHL Eastern Conference First Round Game 4: Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs
  6. Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors on January 11
  7. Pittsburgh Penguins at Toronto Maple Leafs on March 10
  8. Montreal Canadiens at Toronto Maple Leafs on March 17
  9. Houston Rockets at Toronto Raptors on March 9
  10. NHL Eastern Conference First Round Game 3: Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs

Top 10 Best-Selling Acts on StubHub in Canada in 2018

  1.  Ed Sheeran
  2.  Drake
  3.  Elton John
  4.  BTS
  5.  Foo Fighters
  6.  Eagles
  7.  P!NK
  8.  Justin Timberlake
  9.  Paul McCartney
  10.  Radiohead

UK

Top 10 Best-Selling Sports Events on StubHub in the U.K. in 2018

  1. Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker
  2. Anthony Joshua v Alexander Povetkin
  3. NFL London: Philadelphia Eagles v Jacksonville Jaguars
  4. NFL London: Seattle Seahawks v. Oakland Raiders
  5. NBA London: Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics
  6. NFL London: Tennessee Titans v Los Angeles Chargers
  7. Tony Bellew v David Haye The Rematch
  8. 2018 Wimbledon: Gentlemen’s Singles Finals
  9. Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea FC
  10. Chris Eubank Jr vs George Groves

Top 10 Best-Selling Acts on StubHub in the U.K. in 2018

  1. BTS
  2. The Rolling Stones
  3. Foo Fighters
  4. Pearl Jam
  5. Beyoncé and Jay Z
  6. Paul McCartney
  7. Sam Smith
  8. Eminem
  9. Taylor Swift
  10. U2

SPAIN

Top 10 Best-Selling Sports Events on StubHub in Spain in 2018

  1. Barcelona v. Real Madrid on May 6
  2. Real Madrid v. Paris Saint Germain on February 14
  3. Barcelona v. Real Madrid on October 28
  4. Barcelona v. Chelsea on March 14
  5. Real Madrid v. Bayern Munich on May 1
  6. Real Madrid v. Juventus on April 11
  7. Real Madrid v. Atlético de Madrid on April 8
  8. Barcelona v. Atlético de Madrid on March 4
  9. Barcelona v. Roma on April 4
  10. Real Madrid v. Atlético de Madrid on September 29

Top 10 Best-Selling Acts on StubHub in Spain in 2018

  1. Bruno Mars
  2. Beyoncé and Jay Z
  3. Shakira
  4. Imagine Dragons
  5. Iron Maiden
  6. Lady Gaga
  7. Roger Waters
  8. Metallica
  9. Pearl Jam
  10. Guns N’ Roses

ITALY

Top 10 Best-Selling Sports Events on StubHub in Italy in 2018

  1. Champions League Semi Final: Roma v. Liverpool on May 2
  2. AC Milan v. Juventus FC on November 11
  3. Inter Milan v. Barcelona on November 6
  4. Inter Milan v. AC Milan on October 21
  5. Champions League Quarter Final: Roma v. Barcelona on April 10
  6. Chievo Verona v. Juventus on August 18
  7. Juventus v. Manchester United on November 7
  8. Champions League Quarter Final: Juventus v. Real Madrid on April 3
  9. Juventus v. SS Lazio on August 25
  10. Inter Milan v. Juventus on April 28

Top 10 Best-Selling Acts on StubHub in Italy in 2018

  1. U2
  2. Andrea Bocelli
  3. Beyoncé and Jay Z
  4. Eminem
  5. Ludovico Einaudi
  6. Pearl Jam
  7. Vasco Rossi
  8. Sting
  9. Roger Waters
  10. Laura Pausini

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