Bon Jovi records 'biggest international tour' of 2013

Rock band Bon Jovi has recorded the biggest international tour of 2013, attracting more than two million fans to their 90 sell-out shows and raking in close to £126 million.

Bon Jovi band members (L-R) David Bryan, Jon Bon Jovi and Tico Torres during the launch of the 'Because We Can' tour in Australia. Credit: AAP Image/Julian Smith

The top-selling tour for a British act for 2013 was The Rolling Stones, with their shows grossing around £77.5 million, according to Billboard. In total, 326,998 fans attended the Stones' 23 sell-out shows across the year.

Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts from The Rolling Stones performing in Hyde Park in London. Credit: Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment

Boy band One Direction pipped Justin Bieber in the most-popular tour stakes, making the list at twelfth and thirteenth respectively.

Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan of One Direction perform during the 2013 Brit Awards. Credit: Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment