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Taylor Swift Makes History by Grossing Over $1 Billion in Ticket Sales

Entertainment

January 19, 2024

American pop star Taylor Swift solidifies her position as one of the best-selling artists of this century by surpassing over $1 billion in music tour ticket sales.

According to Pollstar’s estimation, Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour” generated an impressive $1.04 billion in ticket sales from 60 shows in 2023, with an average ticket price of $238.

Taylor Swift’s achievement of surpassing $1 billion in music tour ticket sales makes her the first artist to reach this milestone. Elton John’s “Farewell Tour” follows as the second highest-grossing tour, with over $900 million in ticket sales.

Taylor Swift’s accomplishment in touring records adds another remarkable achievement to her illustrious career, where she not only leads in pure record sales but also re-records her albums. Her latest re-recording, ‘1989,’ sold an astounding 1.6 million copies in its first week.

In addition to her touring success, Taylor Swift holds the 21st position on Billboard’s Greatest Artists of All Time Hot 100 list. Furthermore, she ranks as the 16th best-selling artist of all time on Chart Masters, being the sole artist from the 21st century in the top 30.