According to Billboard.com
, IRON MAIDEN ranks third behind Lady Gaga
on the latest Hot Tours list, with totals reported from its "Final Frontier World Tour
" that began in June 2010 and included dates in both North America and Europe.
The tour resumed in 2011 with a February 11 concert in Moscow at Olympiski, a massive indoor arena built for the 1980 Summer Olympics.
Attendance for the performance in Russia was 16,439 with ticket sales topping $2 million (US$).
A show in Singapore followed on February 15 with 9,785 in the house at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, the country's largest indoor entertainment venue.
Iron Maiden was honored with a Grammy
in the "Best Metal Performance
" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, which was held on February 13 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Iron Maiden was nominated for the track "El Dorado
", from the band's 2010 album "The Final Frontier
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