The Police win Billboard top tour

November 15, 2007

2007-11-15 By Michelle Nichols © Copyright 2007, Reuters NEW YORK

The reunion of rock trio The Police for their first concerts in more than 20 years was named the top grossing and top ticket selling tour of 2007 on Thursday at the 4th annual Billboard Touring Awards.

Singer/bass player Sting, drummer Stewart Copeland and guitarist Andy Summers began the tour in May and it is due to end early next year, after traveling through North America, Europe, Latin America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

According to Billboard data up to September 30, The Police have so far grossed more than $171 million from 53 shows seen by more than 1.5 million people.

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