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Britney Spears Among Highest-Priced New Year's Eve Shows This Year

Image courtesy of BritneySpears.com (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of BritneySpears.com (via ABC News Radio)

Now that Christmas is over, it's time to get ready for New Year's Eve, but if you want to see a big-name musician rock out on stage while ringing in 2014, you're going to have to pay big bucks.  Forbes reports that tickets for big New Year's Eve concerts are soaring into the hundreds of dollars, and Britney Spears ' December 31 show is among the most expensive.

According to Forbes, taking in the New Year's Eve performance of Britney's new Vegas residency Britney: Piece of Me will cost you $270.57 per ticket on average.  When it comes to ticket price, Britney's show is second only to that of rock legend Billy Joel , whose New Year's Eve show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY will cost you an average of $477, according to Forbes.

Coming in third on the list of top tickets for New Year's Eve is Maroon 5 ,   who are performing in Vegas on December 31 with opening act A Great Big World . Their show will set you back an average of $270.12 a ticket.

Some other high priced New Year's Eve shows include the Goo Goo Dolls at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, which costs an average of $210 per ticket, and Pitbull 's concert in Miami, which is running $203.57 per ticket.

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