Tay­lor Swift ush­ers in new era with first $1 bil­lion con­cert tour in his­to­ry

Taylor Swift ushers in new era with first  billion concert tour in history

Musi­cian Tay­lor Swift has bro­ken the record for gross rev­enue made dur­ing a con­cert tour, with an esti­mat­ed $1,039,263,762 dur­ing its 2023 leg.
Con­cert trade out­let Poll­star cal­cu­lat­ed the num­ber by ana­lyz­ing tick­et prices in each area and the capac­i­ty of the venues Swift vis­it­ed dur­ing her Eras Tour. Accord­ing to the out­let, Elton John pre­vi­ous­ly had the record with his Farewell Tour mak­ing $939 mil­lion to cap off his 55-year-long music career.
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FILE — Tay­lor Swift per­forms dur­ing “The Eras Tour” in Nashville, Tenn., on May 5, 2023. Swift is releas­ing her “Tay­lor Swift: The Eras Tour” con­cert film on Oct. 13. (AP Photo/George Walk­er IV, File)
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Swift began the tour this year, caus­ing the tick­et sale web­site Tick­et­mas­ter to crash. Her first stop was in Glen­dale, Ari­zona, in March, and her final stop in Poll­star’s analy­sis was in Buenos Aires, Argenti­na, last month. The Eras Tour will con­tin­ue through n …