Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet tour was the big winner at the sixth annual Billboard Touring Awards, taking home honors for "Top Tour" and "Top Draw", which acknowledge the highest-grossing and highest-attended tours of the year, respectively. Madonna’s manager Guy Oseary won the Top Manager award, while Live Nation got the Top Promoter award.
The Billboard Touring Awards are based on worldwide data reported to Billboard Boxscore for the period Oct. 1, 2008, through Sept. 30, 2009. Other winners include Kenny Chesney’s Sun City Carnival tour for Chesney’s sixth straight Top Package award; Ill Divo for the Breakthrough award, U2 for the Top Boxscore award for the band’s shows at Croke Park in Dublin last July, and Dane Cook for the Top Comedy Tour award.
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