NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Live Nation had a big night at the 2010 Billboard Touring Awards, which were held on November 3rd and 4th in New York.
Live Nation nabbed the prize for the year's top promoter and their U2 360 Tour took home the award for Top Tour and Top Draw while Lady Gaga's Monster tour was recognized as the year's top 'Breakthrough' tour.
Also picking up the award for Top Festival, was Live Nation UK's Download. This is the second time the event has chalked a mark in the win column and last took home the prize in 2007.
This year's Top Arena award went to AEG's O2 Arena, while Seth Hurwitz' 9:30 Club picked up the Best Club award.
This year marked the 7th return of the annual awards show and industry confab, and it was presented by ShowClix, in association with Music Networx and programmed by Billboard's own Ray Waddell.
The Full List of Winners
Taylor Swift with Kellie Pickler and Gloriana
TOP COMEDY TOUR
AC/DC – ANZ Stadium, Sydney – Feb. 18, 20, 22
Download Festival – Donington Park, Castle Donington, U.K.
O2 Arena, London
TOP VENUE – UNDER 10,000 SEATS
Radio City Music Hall, NYC
TOP VENUE – UNDER 5,000 SEATS
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles
Live Nation Entertainment
TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER (U.S.)
C3 Presents, Austin, Texas
TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER (International)
T4F, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Creative Artists Agency
Front Line Management Group
CREATIVE CONTENT AWARD
Yo Gabba Gabba Live!
CONCERT MARKETING & PROMOTION AWARD
Virgin Mobile Presents the Monster Ball starring Lady Gaga
EVENTFUL FANS' CHOICE
LEGEND OF LIVE
-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers