Lady Gaga Among 2010’s Hardest Working Artists

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Check out this list of 2010’s hardest working artists.  The list is put together based on total number of miles traveled and total gigs played for the year.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] finds herself on the list, as does our good friend Willie Nelson.

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] has added one more distinction to her ever-growing list of awards and honors this week. The Monster Mother has been named one of the top ten hardest working artists in music in a new poll compiled by industry website songkick.com.

For the poll, the site calculated the total number of miles each touring band accumulated and added the total number of bills the act played last year. Gaga came in number seven on the list, traveling 89,000 miles and performing 159 dates. Florida-based rockers [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mayday Parade [/lastfm]took the number one spot with 71,000 miles traveled and 194 shows performed.

The complete top 20:

1. Mayday Parade — 194 tour dates; 71,000 miles traveled

2. Caribou — 185 tour dates; 139,000 miles traveled

3. Surfer Blood — 183 tour dates; 111,000 miles traveled

4. Two Door Cinema Club — 168 tour dates; 130,000 miles traveled

5. Skillet — 166 tour dates; 72,000 miles traveled

6. Willie Nelson — 161 tour dates; 56,000 miles traveled

7. Lady Gaga — 159 tour dates; 89,000 miles traveled

8. Vampire Weekend — 159 tour dates; 150,000 miles traveled

9. Beach House — 157 tour dates; 89,000 miles traveled

10. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club — 155 tour dates; 82,000 miles traveled

11. Never Shout Never — 154 tour dates; 56,000 miles traveled

12. Every Avenue — 153 tour dates; 73,000 miles traveled

13. Breathe Carolina — 147 tour dates; 68,000 miles traveled

14. 30 Seconds to Mars — 142 tour dates; 124,000 miles traveled

15. We the Kings — 134 tour dates; 82,000 miles traveled

16. Hey Monday — 133 tour dates, 51,000 miles traveled

17. B.o.B — 127 tour dates; 128,000 miles traveled

18. Alesana — 124 tour dates; 57,000 miles traveled

19. Parkway Drive — 120 tour dates; 87,000 miles traveled

20. Megadeth — 117 tour dates; 88,000 miles traveled

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