The 10 most popular gigs of 2016 in Ireland have been named 5 years ago

The 10 most popular gigs of 2016 in Ireland have been named

Were you at any of them?

As soon as Bruce Springsteen opened his set with an amazing rendition of Darkness on the Edge of Town, the crowd knew that they were in for something special and The Boss didn't disappoint.

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That's why Ticketmaster Ireland customers have voted Springsteen’s recent shows at Croke Park as their “Ticket of the Year” for 2016. Ok, we haven't been to every gig this year, but we fully agree with this choice,

After all, it's BRUUUUUUUUUUUUCE!

<> at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2016 in New York City.

Electric Picnic came in second place while Adele, Beyonce and Justin Bieber completed the Top 5. The only home-grown act to make list are Kodaline.

Looking ahead to next year, and it's Coldplay's date at Croke Park on July 8th that's the most eagerly anticipated gig of 2017.

Chris Martin's band also topped theinternational polls among Ticketmaster’s 85 million fans across 28 countries because they're also the “Ticket of the Year” for 2016.

Here are the results in full:

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IRELAND TICKET OF THE YEAR 2016

1. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - Dublin
2. Electric Picnic - Co. Laois
3. Beyonce - Dublin
4. Adele - Dublin
5. Justin Bieber – Dublin
6. Kodaline – Dublin
7. Longitude – Dublin
8. Muse – Dublin
9. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Dublin
10. Stone Roses - Dublin

GLOBAL TICKET OF THE YEAR 2016
1. Coldplay
2. Rock Werchter Festival
3. Justin Bieber
4. Download Festival
5. Beyonce

IRELAND MOST ANTICIPATED EVENT 2017
1. Coldplay
2. Robbie Williams
3. Electric Picnic
4. Radiohead
5. Drake

Any excuse is welcome.

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