Buffett Most Requested Ticketmaster Event In First Half Of 2006



NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band's national concert tour was the most requested event in the first half of 2006 according to Ticketmaster. Following closely behind on the chart ranked by online page views, information requests, and ticket sales from 1/1/06 – 6/30/06 were Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's Soul2Soul II. tour and Wicked, the untold story of the witches of Oz.


"Jimmy Buffett as well as Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's Soul2Soul II. tour have consistently ranked as the nation's most requested events each week throughout the first half of 2006," said Ticketmaster's Sean Moriarty. "And Wicked's position at #3 illustrates the enormous success of these compelling Broadway and theatrical touring performances."

Ticketmaster's most requested events for the first half of 2006:

1. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band

2. Soul2Soul II Tour with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

3. Wicked

4. Kenny Chesney

5. David Gilmour

6. Billy Joel

7. Dave Matthews Band

8. New York Yankees

9. Bon Jovi

10. Coldplay

Ticketmaster's ranking of the nation's most requested events is based on online page views, information requests, and ticket sales through Ticketmaster sales channels (1/1/06 – 6/30/06). –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen