The tour's 58 dates realised total ticket sales of $97.1 million.
Def Leppard, The Cure, Roxy Music, Radiohead and LL Cool J are among this year's shortlist of possible inductees.
Both the new greatest hits collection and the 'Hysteria Singles Box' are slated for release on 30 November.
The winners will be announced in December, with the induction ceremony taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, on 29 March 2019.
For ‘Retro Active’, Def Leppard dug out rare B-sides and re-recorded material from the vault, firing themselves up for a brand new start.
Every year, critics and so-called experts ask: is rock music dead? Not with a new breed of young talents aiming for legendary status.
A word-of-mouth scene generated on the streets of LA, hair metal might have cleaned up its act, but it retains a swagger that has timeless appeal.
A classic playlist full of favourites of the 80s including Queen, Tears For Fears, Simple Minds, The Police, Def Leppard, Katrina & The Waves and many more...
Music and art will always go together as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
'This Is For You' is the track Elliott recorded for the soundtrack of the documentary 'Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story.'
Fuelled by huge, anthemic singles, 'Slippery When Wet' became the record that made their name both at home and around the world.
The figures are based on box office totals from 33 shows, according to reports in Pollstar.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
On 6 August 1988, a year and two weeks after it was released by Geffen, Appetite For Destruction climbed to No. 1 in America.
Stuffed full of hits, ‘Hysteria’ is still regarded as Def Leppard’s career-defining moment, and it remains as powerful as ever.