Special Report

100 Most Popular Musicians on Tour in 2019

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10. Lana Del Rey
> Total number of shows: 6
> Followers on Songkick: 1,672,791
> Most recent album: Lust for Life (2017)

Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey (born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant) launches a short tour with two dates in New Orleans in March before moving on to perform in Ireland, Sweden, and Spain. Del Rey has announced the impending release of her sixth album later this year, titled “Norman F—–g Rockwell.”

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9. Imagine Dragons
> Total number of shows: 3
> Followers on Songkick: 1,933,268
> Most recent album: Origins (2018)

Their halftime performance at the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 7 bombed, so it might be just as well that this popular alt-rock band thus far has a limited live concerts on schedule for this year, including a date in Florence, Italy, in June and one in Rio de Janeiro in October.

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8. Post Malone
> Total number of shows: 29
> Followers on Songkick: 803,006
> Most recent album: Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018)

Despite having released only two studio albums in his short career, Post Malone is one of the most popular rappers working today. Malone will play two sets at the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest before heading off to perform a number of international concerts.

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7. Queen
> Total number of shows: 24
> Followers on Songkick: 1,414,637
> Most recent album: Made in Heaven (1995)

The success of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the recent biopic of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury — which just won Golden Globe Awards for Best Drama Motion Picture and Best Actor in a Drama Motion Picture (Rami Malek) — will no doubt help sell even more tickets than usual for this band’s summertime tour of the U.S. and Canada. Onetime “American Idol” winner Adam Lambert is now Queen’s lead singer.

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6. Lil Wayne
> Total number of shows: 3
> Followers on Songkick: 2,087,774
> Most recent album: Tha Carter V (2018)

The chart-topping rapper also known as Weezy starts off a thus-far abbreviated 2019 touring schedule with an appearance at ESPN’s X-Games in Aspen late this month.

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5. Justin Timberlake
> Total number of shows: 37
> Followers on Songkick: 1,895,204
> Most recent album: Man of the Woods (2018)

Justin Timberlake will continue to promote his 2018 release “Man of the Woods” this year. The album, which combines R&B and Americana influences, hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 last February.

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4. Cardi B
> Total number of shows: 8
> Followers on Songkick: 405,615
> Most recent album: Invasion of Privacy (2018)

Multiple 2019 Grammy Award nominee Cardi B, who promises a new album this year, launches a tour in Atlanta in early February, appearing with sometime collaborator Bruno Mars (No. 2).

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3. Lady Gaga
> Total number of shows: 29
> Followers on Songkick: 1,931,350
> Most recent album: A Star Is Born (soundtrack) (2018)

After spending some time in Hollywood making and promoting her recent film “A Star is Born,” Lady Gaga is returning to playing live music. The 29 shows she currently has scheduled are apart of “Enigma,” the singer’s new Las Vegas concert residency.

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2. Bruno Mars
> Total number of shows: 3
> Followers on Songkick: 2,398,515
> Most recent album: 24K Magic (2016)

The eclectic singer behind the singles “24K Magic” and “That’s What I Like” will be playing three shows this year as of now. Fans will have to travel to Atlanta, Georgia, to the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest 2019 to see him.

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1. Ariana Grande
> Total number of shows: 72
> Followers on Songkick: 1,293,586
> Most recent album: Sweetener (2018)

Pop sensation Ariana Grande will be putting in time on road with 72 scheduled tour dates. The singer plans to release a new album, “Thank U, Next,” this year, which will include her recent No. 1 single of the same name.