Thursday, December 30, 2010

"Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage” is best-selling rock video of 2010

Rush are the current rock kings in the world of video, according to Yahoo! Music’s Chart Watch.

"Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage” was the best-selling rock video of 2010, and #2 overall, behind the newest Beyonce concert film.

The Canadian trio outsold rockers like U2, Eric Clapton, Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen, the only other rock acts in the Top 10.

"Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage” is nominated for a 2011 Grammy Award in the “Best Long Form Music Video” category, up against features on The White Stripes, The Doors, Blur and Arif Mardin.

Top 20 videos of 2010
Yahoo! Music Chart Watch
December 29, 2010

01 – Beyonce – I Am...World Tour (132,000 copies)
02 – Rush – Beyond The Lighted Stage (118,000)
03 – Michael Jackson, Live In Bucharest: The Dangerous Tour, 116K.
04 – U2, 360 Degrees At The Rose Bowl, 105K.
05 – Eric Clapton, Crossroads Eric Clapton Guitar Festival 2010, 93K.
06 – Michael Jackson, Number Ones, 92K.
07 – Michael Jackson, Michael Jackson's Vision, 77K.
08 – Bon Jovi, Live At Madison Square Garden, 76K.
09 – Celine Dion, Taking Chances World Tour: The Concert, 75K.
10 – Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, London Calling: Live In Hyde Park, 75K.
11 – Metallica/Slayer/Megadeth/Anthrax, The Big 4: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria, 74K.
12 – Celtic Woman, Songs From The Heart: Live From Powerscourt House And Gardens, 73K.
13 – The Beatles, The 4 Complete Ed Sullivan Shows Starring The Beatles, 72K.
14 – The Rolling Stones, Ladies & Gentleman, The Rolling Stones, 64K.
15 – Beyonce, I Am...Yours: An Intimate Performance At Wynn Las Vegas, 63K.
16 – Barbra Streisand and Quartet, One Night Only: At The Village Vanguard: September 26, 2009, 61K.
17 – Various Artists, The 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts, 58K.
18 – P!nk, Funhouse Tour: Live In Australia, 52K.
19 – Il Divo, An Evening With Il Divo: Live In Barcelona, 51K.
20 – Celine Dion, Celine: Through The Eyes Of The World, 50K.

Check out more details on each of the releases at Yahoo Music here.

Rush – Limelight
Snakes & Arrows Live DVD
Ahoy Arena - Rotterdam, Netherlands - October , 2007