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U2 end $736m-grossing '360' tour in Canada

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Bono of U2 performing in Miami during their ‘360 Degree’ world tour, Florida

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U2 have brought their record-breaking '360' tour to a close in Canada after two years.

The band celebrated the end of their $736m (£447m)-grossing jaunt before a crowd of 75,000 at Moncton, New Brunswick on Saturday.

'360' was named the highest-grossing tour ever back in April, overtaking the $558m (£340m) tally set by the Rolling Stones in 2007.

Before taking their final bow, U2 frontman Bono sprayed champagne across the front rows of the audience and declared: "This is the best time we could be having anywhere."

In addition to performing some of their more notable hits such as 'Beautiful Day' and 'Sunday Bloody Sunday' at the date, U2 included their cover of folk song 'The Ballad Of Springhill' in honour of the nearby town devastated by a string of mining disasters over the last two centuries.

The song was originally performed by the band at fifteen shows on their 'Joshua Tree' tour in 1987.

U2 have played for over seven million fans in 30 countries since launching the '360' tour in June 2009.

The success of the concert series saw the band top this year's Forbes music rich list ahead of Bon Jovi, Elton John and Lady GaGa.

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Watch U2 perform 'Sunday Bloody Sunday' at a '360' tour date in Canada last month below:

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