Below, we have compiled a few statistics for Linkin Park's touring and live performances over the years as well as the LPLive site database. Note that you can't take all statistics at face value, for example it appears that there are more shows in London than Los Angeles. Linkin Park has obviously played many more shows across the LA area (West Hollywood, North Hollywood, etc) than they have in London by at least more than double.

Touring stats: (Countries/States/Cities are updated automatically.)

Most Played Countries* (top 10):
United States (576)
Germany (65)
England (50)
Japan (31)
Australia (29)
Canada (27)
France (18)
Austria (11)
Brazil (9)
Russia (9)
Most Played US States* (top 10):
California (143)
Texas (35)
New York (33)
Florida (27)
Ohio (24)
Arizona (21)
Pennsylvania (20)
Nevada (19)
Michigan (18)
New Jersey (17)
Most Played Cities* (top 10):
Los Angeles, California (28)
London, England (27)
West Hollywood, California (19)
Las Vegas, Nevada (19)
New York City, New York (16)
Dallas, Texas (13)
Phoenix, Arizona (12)
Berlin, Berlin (12)
Paris, Īle-de-France (11)
Atlanta, Georgia (10)

Unplayed US States:
North Dakota
West Virginia
Most Played Venues* (7 and 6 shows only):
Jones Beach Theater (7) - Wantagh, NY
BB&T Pavilion (7) - Camden, NJ
Xfinity Center (7) - Mansfield, MA
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (6) - Woodlands, TX
Gibson Amphitheatre (6) - Universal City, CA
Jiffy Lube Live (6) - Bristow, VA​ (excluding LPU 2012 rehearsal)
O2 Arena (6) - London, ENG
PNC Bank Arts Center (6) - Holmdel, NJ
Rod Laver Arena (6) - Melbourne, VIC
Shoreline Amphitheatre (6) - Mountain View, CA
The Joint @ Hard Rock Hotel (6) - Las Vegas, NV
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (6) - Tinley Park, IL
Verizon Wireless Music Center (6) - Noblesville, IN

* excluding canceled shows

Biggest crowd (festival): ~90,000 (2008.06.07 Lisboa, Portugal - Rock in Rio Lisboa III)
Biggest crowd (headline show): 65,300+ (2012.11.10 Johannesburg, South Africa)
Biggest crowd ever: estimated 750,000+ to 1,000,000+ (2005.07.02 - Philadelphia, PA - Live 8)

Most Shows Per Year: 2001 (176)
Least Shows Per Year: 2005 (2)
Most Shows Per Touring Cycle: Hybrid Theory, 2000-2002 (285)
Least Shows Per Touring Cycle: Living Things, 2012-2013 (74)

Song stats:

Albums Played Live:
Xero: 1 of 4 (Reading My Eyes)
Hybrid Theory EP: 2 of 6 (Step Up, And One)
Hybrid Theory: 12 of 12
Reanimation: 2 of 20 (Frgt/10, P5hng Me A*wy)
Meteora: 13 of 13
Collision Course: 6 of 6
Minutes To Midnight: 12 of 12
A Thousand Suns: 14 of 15 (Robot Boy played partially)
Living Things: 7 of 12 (Lost In The Echo, In My Remains, Burn It Down, Lies Greed Misery, Castle Of Glass, Victimized, Tinfoil) The Hunting Party: 6 of 12 (Guilty All The Same, Wastelands, Until It's Gone, Rebellion, Final Masquerade, A Line In The Sand)

Top 25 Songs Played Live:
In The End: 836
One Step Closer: 835
Papercut: 747
Points Of Authority: 685
Crawling: 626
Faint: 572
Numb: 539
Runaway: 520
With You: 519
A Place For My Head: 482
What I've Done: 417
Somewhere I Belong: 410
Bleed It Out: 407
Breaking The Habit: 406
Given Up: 390
Lying From You: 385
From The Inside: 339
By Myself: 281
New Divide: 260
Don't Stay: 256
Pushing Me Away: 246
No More Sorrow: 246
Waiting For The End: 242
Forgotten: 212
Shadow Of The Day: 203

Last Updated: April 2016
*Note: LPLive has setlists for every Linkin Park show from 2005 to present day, meaning all songs written from the Minutes To Midnight era to now are 100% accurate. For the Meteora touring cycle, there is about a +/- 3 on those counts maximum, due to us missing some setlists in 2003 and 2004. It is most likely accurate, but the band did drop a song here or there sometimes (example: Long Beach 2004, Nashville 2004), so there is a slight disclaimer with Meteora.

For the Hybrid Theory touring cycle, there is a +/- of at least 5 to 8 due to a lot of setlists missing from 2000, 2001, and 2002. There is no way to ever accurately get the EXACT number of times the Hybrid Theory songs were performed live. To calculate these numbers, we took the number of confirmed times a song was played live and added it to the estimated times a song was played live.

The estimates come from us assuming tour setlists stayed the same, which they did for the most part. The biggest +/- margins for Hybrid Theory will come with By Myself, Forgotten, and Pushing Me Away (also And One from the Hybrid Theory EP) due to the 2000 setlists changing sometimes mid-tour and the band changing the setlists a good bit in 2001, most notable on Ozzfest's off days at OFFEST events. Our guesses were most certainly educated guesses, not blind stabs at show setlists. However, the 5 singles atop the list are most likely quite accurate since they were played at almost every Hybrid Theory and Meteora touring cycle show (Crawling starting in 2001, the others before the name change from the band Hybrid Theory to Linkin Park even happened). As mentioned above, counts starting in 2005 and continuing to present day are 100% accurate.

This list was composed due to incorrectly showing the number of times a song was performed live. Our count is much more precise and with a much smaller margin of error for songs in the top 25 list.

Database stats:

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  2014.05.24 Tucson, AZ (18003)
  2017.05.06 Buenos Aires, AR (15118)
  2014.06.14 Castle Donington, ENG (14130)
  2014.08.15 Camden, NJ (10322)
  2014.05.30 Lisboa, PT (9402)
  2017.07.06 Birmingham, ENG (9352)
  2017.06.17 Monza, IT (9143)
  2014.06.07 Adenau, RP (8482)
  2014.06.22 Ventura, CA (8163)
  1997.11.14 West Hollywood, CA (7735)

Linkin Park shows: 953
*Note: These are how many shows are in our database, not how many shows the band has played. For example, canceled and rescheduled shows are included. The overall count is around 100~ more than the total amount of shows the band has actually played.
Total shows: 1867

Shows with setlist: 1223
Shows with photos: 956
Shows with ticket stubs: 658

Gallery stats:

Albums: 1139
Total images: 6995
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A Hybrid Theory-era demo entitled 'She Couldn't' found its way to eBay in 2009 on a previously unheard of 8 track demo CD. It was bought and released exclusively on LPLive in May. Due to 3 TB of data from the CD download by the end of the month, the website almost crashed!

Next 5 Shows:
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Last 5 Shows:
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  2017.07.04 London, ENG
  2017.07.03 London, ENG
  2017.07.01 Werchter, BE

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  2003.10.24 Tokyo, JP
  2014.10.24 Los Angeles, CA

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