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

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

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

This year venues in and around Glasgow have played host to some fantastic gigs from Beyoncé at Hampden Park to Adele at the SSE Hydro, but which were the most popular gigs of 2016?

A Ticketmaster survey asked 85 million fans around the world what their most popular live event was and according to the research Coldplay topped the list in Glasgow with Biffy Clyro in second place.  

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

1. Coldplay (Hampden Park)
2. Biffy Clyro (Glasgow Summer Series, Bellahouston Park)
3. Beyonce (Hampden Park)
4. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (Hampden Park)
5. Justin Bieber (SSE Hydro)
6. Muse (SSE Hydro)
7. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (Glasgow Summer Series, Bellahouston Park)
8. Adele (SSE Hydro)
9. Little Mix (SSE Hydro)
10. Gary: Tank Commander Mission Quite Impossible (SSE Hydro)

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 includes 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 Clyde 1 Tickets »

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