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Taylor Swift’s Reputation stadium tour becomes a record-breaker

T-Swift's latest world tour has already out-earnt her previous record-breaking 2015 US run, becoming the highest-grossing by a female artist

By IQ on 22 Aug 2018

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Taylor Swift’s Reputation stadium tour has become the highest-grossing US tour by a woman, breaking Swift’s own previous record.

From the 27 US dates reported to Billboard so far, the tour has grossed a record US$191.1m, with an additional $11.1m earnt in Canada.

Excluding residencies, that makes the Reputation tour – notable for pioneering a ‘slow ticketing’ model, in which the dates are priced to sell out as close to the show as possible – the most lucrative ever by a solo woman, per Billboard’s Boxscore chart, beating the $181.5m grossed in the US previously by 2015’s 1989 world tour.

The Reputation tour has 11 US to dates to go before it heads to Australasia, then Japan.


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