Taylor Swift’s Tickets Reign Supreme on the Pricey Summer Tour List

This was the summer of concerts! The overreaching theme of this summer was Concerts: music, celebrity, and, of course, ticket prices. 

Not only did Taylor Swift and Beyonce take the world by storm with competing billion-dollar tours- several other musicians went on tour, creating concert magic for the fans who responded by flocking to stadiums and venues and shelling out hindered of dollars.

Top 10 Concert Tours of the Summer

Taylor Swift performs at her concert in Shanghai, China, 30 May 2014.
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With Summer 2023 winding down, Gametime, the leading app/site for last-minute tickets, has released data showcasing the Top 10 Concert Tours of the Summer based on median ticket price.

Taylor Swift

New York, NY, USA - December 13, 2019: Taylor Swift performs at the 2019 Z100 Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden.
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Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour took the world by storm and already shattered several records. With sold-out venues across the country and many more fans singing their hearts out in the parking lot, it should come as no surprise that the median ticket price to her tour was the highest, with a whopping $1,051.


INDIANAPOLIS - AUGUST 13: Hip Hop/ Rap Artist Drake performs on stage at the Indiana State Fair on August 13, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Drake’s  “It’s All a Blur” tour started in July and is running through October across the US. The median price of tickets to see that performance was  $465.


Singer and Songwriter Usher attended the 2nd Annual V103 Winterfest Concert on December 10th 2016 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia - USA.
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You may have seen videos circulating social media of Usher’s “My Way” Vegas Residency (including some memorable ones that might have imploded a relationship or two). Interested in seeing it live? Median ticket prices are $400.

Morgan Wallen 

WANTAGH, NY - JUL 20: Morgan Wallen performs in concert during the "Can't Say I Ain't Country" Tour on July 20, 2019 at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York.
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Morgan Wallen’s “One Night At A Time World Tour” made headlines when the singer canceled 6 weeks of tour dates after his doctors advised vocal rest. Regardless, median tickets were a whopping $315.


Los Angeles, California / USA - December 6 2019: V, SUGA, Jin, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, and Jungkook of BTS arrives for the KIIS FM's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball at the Forum Los Angeles in Inglewood, CA.
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Suga became the first BTS singer to go on a solo tour, “SUGA | Agust D Tour.” The median price of tickets to see the K-Pop sensation is $309.


Beyonce on stage for Beyonce Performs NBC Today Show Concert, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY, December 04, 2006.
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You can’t have missed the fact that the Queen Bee started her Renaissance Tour. The tour is smashing records, just like Taylor Swift, but unlike Miss Americana, tickets to see Beyonce and Blue Ivy take to the stage are a more respectable $273. 

George Strait 

LAS VEGAS - APR 6: George Strait at the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards - Arrivals at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV.
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The King of Country, George Strait, took the tour circuit alongside Chris Stapleton. Despite the limited tour dates and venues, the median price of tickets was $258. 

Karol G 

Karol G performs at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida on August 27, 2023. The concert was the second of two in Miami in support of her Mañana Será Bonito album..
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The Mañana Será Bonito Tour took the Columbian singer across the U.S. The median ticket price was $205. 


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 6, 2019. P!nk singer during her show at Rock in Rio 2019 in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
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The flying singer’s “Trustfall” tour seems to be the most affordable of all the big tours this summer. The median price of tickets to see her play was a “mere” $199. 

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LOS ANGELES - DEC 05: KATHERINE HEIGL arriving to "New Year's Eve" World Premiere on December 5, 2011 in Hollywood, CA
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English actor Christian Bale arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere Of Netflix's 'The Pale Blue Eye' held at the Directors Guild of America Theater Complex on December 14, 2022 in Los Angeles, California, United States
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Taylor Swift performs at her concert in Shanghai, China, 30 May 2014.
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