5 Largest Concerts in the History

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Rod Stewart at Copacabana Beach

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Roderick David is a British singer-songwriter and musician, born and raised in North London and holds the world record of performing in front of largest live crowd in the history.
On 31 December 1994 he played in front of 4.2 million people on Copacabana beach in Rio, and made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for staging the largest outdoor concert in history.

Stewart has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best selling artists of all time.In the UK, he has garnered six consecutive number one albums, and his tally of 62 hit singles include 31 that reached the top 10, six of which gained the number one position. He has had 16 top ten singles in the U.S, with four of these reaching number one on the BillboardHot 100. In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked him the 17th most successful artist on the “The Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists”. He was voted at #33 in Q Magazine’s list of the top 100 Greatest Singers of all time, and #59 on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers of all time. In 1994, Stewart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Jean Michel Jarre in Moscow

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Jean-Michel is a French composer, performer and music producer. He is a pioneer in the electronic,synthpop, ambient and New Age genres, and known as an organiser of outdoor spectacles of his music featuring lights, laser displays, andfireworks.
Jarre was raised in Lyon by his mother and grandparents, and trained on the piano. From an early age he was introduced to a variety of art forms, including those of street performers, jazz musicians, and the artist Pierre Soulages. He played guitar in a band, but his musical style was perhaps most heavily influenced by Pierre Schaeffer, a pioneer of musique concrète at the Groupe de Recherches Musicales.

In 1997 Jean performed in front of 3.5 million of crowd as part of 850th birthday celebration of Moscow.

Jean Michel Jarre in Paris

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Jean Michel Jarre in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution. Jarre designed a pyramid-shaped stage for the concert which played out in downtown Paris complete with a synchronised illumination of 65 tons of fireworks.2.5 million people gathered to see him live.

New York Philharmonic in Central Park

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The New York Philharmonic is a symphony orchestra based in New York City in the United States. It is one of the American orchestras commonly referred to as the “Big Five”.
Organized in 1842, the orchestra is older than any other extant American symphonic institution by nearly four decades; its record-setting 14,000th concert was given in December 2004

In 1984 Philharmonic concert in Central Park is credited as the largest ever attendance at a classical concert with 800,000 people attending it.

Troyal Garth Brooks concert in Central Park

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Troyal Garth Brooks  is an American country music artist who helped make country music a worldwide phenomenon.His eponymous first album was released in 1989 and peaked at #2 in the US country album chart while climbing to #13 on the Billboard 200 pop album chart. Brooks’ integration of rock elements into his recordings and live performances has earned him immense popularity. This progressive approach allowed him to dominate the country single and album charts while quickly crossing over into the mainstream pop arena, exposing country music to a larger audience.

He perfomed in front of 750,000 people in central mark making it 5th largest concert of the world

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  • it's amazing, but it's pity that i was not there at that time

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