Originally Posted by bobdadruma
The real money today in in touring.
Touring has always been where the artists earn a vast majority of their money. I think that's one of the common misconceptions, that artists are making most of their money off of album sales, and that's simply not true. Ask the Rolling Stones what the ratio is of how much of the money they have made throughout their careers in terms of record sales compared to touring. I would bet a good 95% of that money was made touring, maybe more.