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One Direction are top winners at Billboard Touring Awards

One Direction were the top winners at the Billboard Touring Awards on Thursday (20Nov14), landing two prizes for their third concert run.

The What Makes You Beautiful hitmakers won the Top Draw and Top Tour accolades for their Where We Are worldwide stadium trek, which ended last month (Oct14) and grossed more than $290 million.


However, they were beaten to the Top Boxscore title, which was scooped by the Rolling Stones for their three-night run at the Tokyo Dome in Japan in February (14).


Country stars Florida Georgia Line saw off competition from Arcade Fire and OneRepublic for the Breakthrough Award, while Katy Perry landed the Top Package prize and the Coachella Music & Arts Festival was named Top Festival.


Lionel Richie appeared at the New York ceremony to receive his Legend of Live Award.