Taylor Swift tour pocketed $277.3 million in ticket sales in 2018 and that was just for North America.
Swift sold 1,268,706 tickets across North America making it the third biggest tour by audience behind Jay-Z/Beyoncé (1,298,038) and Kenny Chesney (1,297,731).
Globally her tour made $345.1m after selling 2,888,892 tickets worldwide.
The most expensive ticket for 2018 was Springsteen on Broadway. Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway only show averaged $508.93 per ticket.
Ed Sheeran was the number one ticket seller in the world for 2018. He sold 4,860,482 tickets.
The top promoter of 2018 was Live Nation selling 49.6 tickets and the top stadium was Foro Sol in Mexico City with 887,802 attendees. Mexico also had the biggest theatre attendance with 1,325,493 concert goers attending Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City during 2018.
The Top 10 tours by US Box Office gross were:
1. Taylor Swift
4. Kenny Chesney
5. Justin Timberlake
6. Ed Sheeran
7. Journey/Def Leppard
9. Springsteen On Broadway
The Top 10 tours by audience globally were:
1. Ed Sheeran
2. Taylor Swift
5. Bruno Mars
7. Justin Timberlake
8. Roger Waters
10. The Rolling Stones