Chesney Wins Billboard Touring Award for Top Package

Kenny Chesney was named winner of Billboard’s touring award for top package on Wednesday night (Oct. 26) in New York. Chesney did not attend the ceremony. His award was accepted by concert promoter Randy Phillips, president and CEO of AEG Live. Chesney’s Somewhere in the Sun tour included Gretchen Wilson, Uncle Kracker and Pat Green. Fellow nominees included Ozzfest and the Anger Management tour with Eminem and 50 Cent. Rascal Flatts took the breakthrough artist award over Coldplay, the only other act nominated.