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What is the largest concert performed in terms of paying attendees?

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I don't know whether this still stands, but the Guiness Book of World Records at some point listed a-Ha's performance at the 1991 Rock in Rio concert as the record holder with 198,000 paid attendance.

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Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro), Rio de Janeiro, New Year's Eve 1994 featuring Rod Stewart with an attendance of 3.5 million.

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    a) already mentioned & b) paying attendees is the question. That aside, I bet it was difficult to hear anything from the back :P – Tetsujin Mar 12 '15 at 19:35
  • @Tetsujin you must have missed the time showing on rite side of profile picture of answered person. And when i submitted the answer, this example was not there. Maybe few seconds early or late. – Ankit Sharma Mar 12 '15 at 20:32
  • ah, yes - for me, I saw one this morning, the other [yours] this evening. I didn't check the timestamps, tbh. – Tetsujin Mar 12 '15 at 20:36

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