Special Report

100 Most Popular Musicians on Tour in 2019

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70. Slipknot
> Total number of shows: 20
> Followers on Songkick: 691,259
> Most recent album: .5: The Gray Chapter (2014)

A busy year for the metal band from Des Moines, Iowa, starts in June. The group known for wearing masks and jumpsuits opens its 20-show tour in Europe and wraps up with a hometown appearance at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in August. The band is scheduled to release an album in 2019.

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69. Neil Young
> Total number of shows: 6
> Followers on Songkick: 631,383
> Most recent album: The Visitor (2017)

The two-time Grammy Award winning rocker will play three separate venues in Minnesota beginning Jan. 26 before heading to his native Canada for two shows, and then he will perform at Hyde Park in London in July following a brief stint in California.

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68. Khalid
> Total number of shows: 3
> Followers on Songkick: 605,494
> Most recent album: American Teen (2017)

Singer-songwriter Khalid has booked dates so far this year at Coachella in Indio, California, and Hangout Fest in Gulf Shores Beach, Alabama.

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67. Luke Bryan
> Total number of shows: 11
> Followers on Songkick: 719,337
> Most recent album: What Makes You Country (2017)

Country music star Luke Bryan, with a trove of platinum albums and singles, starts his 2019 tour in Nashville, Tennessee. He will then take his show to California, Illinois, Texas, Florida, Wisconsin, Colorado, and Mexico.

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66. Nelly
> Total number of shows: 10
> Followers on Songkick: 873,757
> Most recent album: M.O. (2013)

The two-time Grammy Award-winner, rapper, singer, and sometime actor Cornell Haynes, Jr., — otherwise known as Nelly — will perform this year in both the U.S. and Australia.

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65. Zedd
> Total number of shows: 10
> Followers on Songkick: 887,638
> Most recent album: True Colors (2015)

Zedd, the stage name of Anton Zaslavski, is one of the most sought-after electronic dance music producers and remixers in music. He was scheduled to start his 2019 tour in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 8, and has tour dates in the Cayman Islands in February and the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida in March.

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64. Rick Ross
> Total number of shows: 3
> Followers on Songkick: 791,803
> Most recent album: Rather You Than Me (2017)

Rapper Rick Ross, whose job resume includes a stint as a prison guard in the mid-1990s, begins his 2019 tour in Las Vegas on Jan. 9. He will later appear in Lexington, Kentucky, and Reading, Pennsylvania. The Mississippi native is due to release an album, “Port of Miami 2: Born to Kill,” later this year.

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63. Meek Mill
> Total number of shows: 18
> Followers on Songkick: 635,432
> Most recent album: Championships (2018)

Philly rapper Meek Mill brings his Motivation tour to Miami Beach, Florida, in February and then goes to Texas, Arizona, California, and Colorado in February and March, before he plays Chicago and the Northeast later in March.

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62. Carrie Underwood
> Total number of shows: 7
> Followers on Songkick: 669,745
> Most recent album: Cry Pretty (2018)

Most of country singer Carrie Underwood’s 2019 tour is in America’s heartland. The seven-time Grammy Award winner opens her tour at Tacoma, Washington, in May and Hershey, Pennsylvania, in June, then heads to Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Nebraska.

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61. The Lumineers
> Total number of shows: 1
> Followers on Songkick: 1,031,520
> Most recent album: Cleopatra (2016)

This folky Colorado rock band last toured in 2017 in support of their album “Cleopatra.” This year, fans will get the chance to see them live at Hangout Fest in Gulf Shores Beach, Alabama, in May.