Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Morgan Wallen Among Top Nominees for 2024 Pollstar Awards

The nominations have been announced for the 35th annual edition of the Pollstar Awards, which honor excellence in the touring industry. Among the big-name artists receiving nods are Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Luke Combs, Morgan Wallen, Tyler Childers, Zach Bryan, Drake, SZA, and Peso Pluma, who are all in the running for multiple major awards.

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The awards will be handed out on February 7 during the 2024 Pollstar Live! Conference, which is scheduled for February 6-8 in Los Angeles at the Fairmont Century Plaza.

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Beyoncé and her Renaissance World Tour lead all nominees with nods in three of the top categories, Major Tour of the Year, R&B Tour of the Year, and Pop Tour of the Year, while Swift, Sheeran, Combs, Wallen, and Drake also will be competing for the Major Tour award. The Eagles are nominated for Major Tour of the Year honors as well.

Swift and Sheeran also are in the running for the Pop Tour of the Year prize as are Coldplay, John Mayer, Jonas Brothers, and P!nk.

Not surprisingly, Combs, Wallen, Childers, and Bryan also will face off for the Pop Tour of the Year honor, along with fellow nominees Chris Stapleton and Shania Twain.

Drake will also vie for the Hip-Hop Tour of the Year prize, as will SZA, 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, and the triple bill of Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, and De La Soul.

SZA also will be up against Beyoncé in the R&B Tour of the Year category, as will Alicia Keys, Janet Jackson, New Edition, The Weeknd, and the double bill of Lionel Richie and Earth Wind & Fire.

Peso Pluma’s multiple nominations come in the Latin Tour of the Year and New Headliner of the Year categories.

The other Latin Tour nominees are Carin Leon, Karol G, MANÁ, RBD, and the three acts of The Trilogy Tour—Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin, and Pitbull.

Competing against Pluma for the New Headliner prize will be Childers and Bryan, as well as Jelly Roll, Lainey Wilson, and Noah Kahan.

Meanwhile, the artists nominated for the Rock Tour of the Year award are blink-182, Bruce Springsteen, Dead & Company, Foo Fighters, Metallica, and Paramore.

Among the other noteworthy Pollstar Awards honors is Residency of the Year, and the nominees include Billy Joel for his Madison Square Garden residency, and Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, U2, and Usher, for their respective Las Vegas engagements.

Pollstar Awards also include categories honoring the top comedy tour, opening act, festivals, venues of various sizes, executives, booking agents and agencies, promoters, managers, production companies, and more.

Pollstar subscribers can vote on the various awards now by logging in to Pollstar.com. Voting is open through December 8 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Here are the nominees in most of the major categories; visit Pollstar.com to check out the full list of nominees:

MAJOR TOUR OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé, Renaissance World Tour
Drake, It’s All A Blur Tour
Eagles, The Long Goodbye
Ed Sheeran, The Mathematics Tour
Luke Combs, Growin’ Up and Gettin’ Old Tour
Morgan Wallen, One Night At A Time World Tour
Taylor Swift, The Eras Tour

ROCK TOUR OF THE YEAR

blink-182, The World Tour 2023
Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band 2023 Tour
Dead & Company, The Final Tour
Foo Fighters, Everything or Nothing at All Tour
Metallica, M72 World Tour
Paramore, Paramore in North America

HIP-HOP TOUR OF THE YEAR

50 Cent, The Final Lap Tour 2023
Drake, It’s All a Blur Tour
Kendrick Lamar, The Big Steppers Tour
Post Malone, If Y’all Weren’t Here, I’d Be Crying Tour
SZA, The SOS North American Tour
Wu-Tang Clan/Nas/De La Soul, NY State of Mind Tour

R&B TOUR OF THE YEAR

Alicia Keys, Keys to the Summer Tour
Beyoncé, Renaissance World Tour
Janet Jackson, Together Again Tour
Lionel Richie / Earth Wind & Fire, Sing a Song All Night Long
New Edition, The Legacy Tour
SZA, The SOS North American Tour
The Weeknd, After Hours Til Dawn Stadium Tour

POP TOUR OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé, Renaissance World Tour
Coldplay, Music of the Spheres World Tour
Ed Sheeran, The Mathematics Tour
John Mayer, Solo Tour
Jonas Brothers, Five Albums. One Night. The World Tour
P!nk, Summer Carnival Tour
Taylor Swift, The Eras Tour

COUNTRY TOUR OF THE YEAR

Chris Stapleton, All-American Road Show
Luke Combs, Growin’ Up and Gettin’ Old Tour
Morgan Wallen, One Night At A Time Tour
Shania Twain, Queen of Me Tour
Tyler Childers, Send in the Hounds Tour
Zach Bryan, The Burn! Burn! Burn! Tour

LATIN TOUR OF THE YEAR

Carin Leon, Colmillo de Leche Tour
Enrique Iglesias / Ricky Martin / Pitbull, The Trilogy Tour
Karol G, Mañana Será Bonito Tour
MANÁ México Lindo y Querido
Peso Pluma, Doble P Tour
RBD, Soy Rebelde Tour

NEW HEADLINER OF THE YEAR

Jelly Roll
Lainey Wilson
Noah Kahan
Peso Pluma
Tyler Childers
Zach Bryan

RESIDENCY OF THE YEAR

Adele, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Billy Joel, Madison Square Garden
Katy Perry, The Theater at Resorts World
Lady Gaga, Dolby Live at Park MGM Las Vegas
U2, Sphere
Usher, Dolby Live at Park MGM Las Vegas

SUPPORT/SPECIAL GUEST OF THE YEAR (HEADLINER IN PARENTHESES)

21 Savage (Drake)
Bailey Zimmerman (Morgan Wallen)
Brandi Carlile (P!nk)
Lainey Wilson, Eric Church, Luke Combs (HARDY)
Phoebe Bridgers (Taylor Swift)
Steely Dan (Eagles)
Turnstile (blink-182)

COMEDY TOUR OF THE YEAR

Adam Sandler, The I Missed You Tour
Bert Kreischer, Tops Off World Tour
Dave Chappelle, It’s a Celebration Tour
Kevin Hart, The Reality Check Tour
Matt Rife, ProbleMATTic World Tour
Nate Bargatze, The Be Funny Tour

FAMILY, EVENT OR NON-MUSIC TOUR OF THE YEAR

Blippi: The Musical
Cirque du Soleil – Corteo
Disney on Ice
Dude Perfect
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live!
Kidz Bop Live
Monster Jam

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