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

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

Justin Bieber / Beyoncé / Chris Martin from Coldplay | © PA Images

This year venues across Manchester have played host to some fantastic gigs from Beyoncé at Old Trafford to Adele at the Manchester Arena but which were the most popular gigs of 2016?

The survey asked 85 million fans around the world what their most popular live event was and according to the research by Ticketmaster Stone Roses topped the list in Manchester with Coldplay in second place.  

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

1. Stone Roses (Etihad Stadium)
2. Coldplay (Manchester City Stadium)
3. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (Etihad Stadium)
4. Beyonce (Old Trafford)
5. Muse (Manchester Arena)
6. AC/DC (Etihad Stadium)
7. Adele (Manchester Arena)
8. Justin Bieber (Manchester Arena)
9. Parklife (Heaton Park)
10. Jeff Lynne’s ELO (Manchester Arena)

When it came to the national results Coldplay also 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 include 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 Key 103 Tickets »

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