The Rolling Stones and Bon Jovi will battle it out as finalists for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards. Madonna's CONFESSIONS tour will vie with the Stones' BIGGER BANG and Bon Jovi's HAVE A NICE DAY tours for the top tour and top draw, which honours the top-grossing tour and the top ticket-selling tour, respectively. In other categories, Nickelback, Brad Paisley and Shakira will compete for breakthrough act. Larry The Cable Guy, Jerry Seinfeld and RON WHITE are up for top comedy tour. Winners will be announced 9 November (06).