Live Nation Wins Big At 2010 Billboard Touring Awards


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

TOP TOUR
U2 360

TOP DRAW
U2

TOP PACKAGE
Taylor Swift with Kellie Pickler and Gloriana

BREAKTHROUGH
Lady Gaga

TOP COMEDY TOUR
Dane Cook

TOP BOXSCORE
AC/DC – ANZ Stadium, Sydney – Feb. 18, 20, 22

TOP FESTIVAL
Download Festival – Donington Park, Castle Donington, U.K.

TOP ARENA
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

TOP CLUB
9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.

TOP AMPHITHEATER
Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

TOP PROMOTER
Live Nation Entertainment

TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER (U.S.)
C3 Presents, Austin, Texas

TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER (International)
T4F, Sao Paulo, Brazil

TOP AGENCY
Creative Artists Agency

TOP MANAGER
Front Line Management Group

CREATIVE CONTENT AWARD
Yo Gabba Gabba Live!

CONCERT MARKETING & PROMOTION AWARD
Virgin Mobile Presents the Monster Ball starring Lady Gaga

HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Jack Johnson

EVENTFUL FANS' CHOICE
Metallica


LEGEND OF LIVE
Rush

-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers