The 10 most popular gigs of 2016 in Newcastle have been revealed

The 10 most popular gigs of 2016 in Newcastle have been revealed

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This year venues across Newcastle have played host to some fantastic gigs from Little Mix at the Metro Radio Arena to Catfish and the Bottlemen at Newcastle Times Square, but which were the most popular gigs of 2016?

A Ticketmaster survey asked 85 million fans around the world what their most popular live event was and according to the research Disney on Ice topped the list in Newcastle with Little Mix in second place.  

Top events in Newcastle as voted for in the UK’s Ticket of the Year 2016

1. Disney on Ice (Metro Radio Arena)
2. Little Mix (Metro Radio Arena)
3. Nickelback (Metro Radio Arena)
4. Bad Company (Metro Radio Arena)
5. Jeff Lynne’s ELO (Metro Radio Arena)
6. Busted (Metro Radio Arena)
7. Ellie Goulding (Metro Radio Arena)
8. WWE (Metro Radio Arena)
9. The Vamps (Metro Radio Arena)
10. Catfish and the Bottlemen (Newcastle Times Square)

When it came to the national results Coldplay appeared three times in the Top 10, in first, fifth and seventh places.

UK ticket of the year 2016

1. Coldplay (London, Wembley Stadium)
2. Download (Derby, Donnington Park)
3. Beyonce (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)

Ticketmaster have also released details for the most anticipated events of 2017 which unsurprisingly also includes Coldplay in second place, along with Take That and Robbie Williams in third and first places respectively.

UK Most anticipated event 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

Tickets for all of these events and more are available at Metro Radio Tickets »

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