List of largest concerts

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This is a list of the largest concerts ever performed, in terms of estimated attendance. The following list also includes multi-artist festivals, and may not be directly comparable with single-artist concerts.

Artists Attendance Show Location Other artists Remarks Major sponsors
Rod Stewart 3,500,000 At Copacabana Beach Rio de Janeiro/1994 Rod Stewart News Years Eve [citation needed]
Jean Michel Jarre 3,500,000 Oxygen In Moscow Moscow/1997 Jean Michel Jarre, Francis Rimbert,Dominique Perrier,Cristophe Papendiek,Laurent Faucheux,Dominique Mahut, Moscow City Choir & Orchestra 850th Birthday of Moscow, Aircraft Maneuver, 4th entry of Jarre to Guinness book Central TV (Moscow)[citation needed]
Jean Michel Jarre 2,500,000 Paris La Défense: A City in Concert Paris/1990 Jean Michel Jarre
Baustelle, Edoardo Bennato, Biogora, Caparezza, Enrico Capuano, Ascanio Celestini, Luciano Ligabue, Marco Marzocca, Marlene Kuntz, Luca Medici, Modena City Ramblers 2,350,000 Concerto del Primo Maggio Rome/2006 Various Artists Rai 3[citation needed]
Genesis 2,000,000 Live Over Europe 2007 / When In Rome Rome/2007 Rai[citation needed]
AC/DC, Pantera, Metallica, The Black Crowes 1,600,000 Monsters of rock Moscow/1991 AC/DC, Pantera, Metallica, The Black Crowes MTV (liveshow), Central TV (Moscow)[citation needed]
Paul van Dyk, Carl Cox, Armin Van Buuren 1,600,000 Love Parade (Highway to love) Dortmund/2008 Tiësto, Paul Van Dyk, Carl Cox, Armin Van Buuren & Some other DJs The largest dancemusic event MTV,Viva,...[citation needed]
Rolling Stones 1,500,000 Rio de Janeiro/2006 Rolling Stones's crew members MTV[citation needed]
Various Artists 1,500,000 Peace without Border Concert Havana/2009 Various Artists [citation needed]
Various Artists 1,500,000 Love Parade (Music Is The Key) Berlin/1999 Various Artists MTV[citation needed]
Tiësto, Paul Van Dyk, Carl Cox, Armin Van Buuren 1,400,000 Art of love Duisburg/2010 Tiësto, Paul Van Dyk, Carl Cox, Armin van Buuren plus other DJs a crowd rush at the Love Parade caused the death of 21 people, with at least 500 others injured MTV,Viva,...[citation needed]
Jean Michel Jarre 1,300,000 Houston Festival Houston/1987 Jean Michel Jarre 150th Anniversary of Texas, 25th Birthday of NASA [1]
Various Artists 1,300,000 Love Parade (One World One Loveparade) Berlin/2000 Various Artists MTV[citation needed]
Jean Michel Jarre 1,200,000 Concert for Tolerance Paris/1995 Jean Michel Jarre MMTV[citation needed]
Various Artists 1,200,000 Love Parade (The Love is Back) Berlin/2006 Various Artists MTV,Viva,...[citation needed]
Various Artists 1,200,000 Love Parade (Love is everywhere) Essen/2007 Various Artists MTV,Viva,...[citation needed]
Jean Michel Jarre 1,000,000 La Concorde Paris/1979 Jean Michel Jarre TF1[citation needed]
Rammstein 800,000-1,000,000 Rock On The Volga Samara, Russia/2013 Various Artists [citation needed]
  1. ^ Unsigned, Houston Post 4/6/1986, Jean-Michel Jarre: 1 million saw light show, police estimate unknown