Taylor Swift's '1989' World Tour is The Year's Highest Grossing Concert

Taylor Swift's '1989' World Tour is The Year's Highest Grossing Concert

With a total of $250 million worldwide, Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour has topped Pollstar’s list of the highest grossing concerts of the year, the LA Times reports.

The 26-year-old singer played 83 shows in 53 cities and sold almost 2.3 million tickets.

Taylor smashed the $162 million record for North American dates with a total of $200 million.

One Direction also placed high on the list at No. 3 with a global gross of $158.8 million. ACDC, U2 and the Foo Fighters rounded out the top five.

Ed Sheeran cracked the top ten for the first time at No.7 with a total of $117.3 million.

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1. Taylor Swift, $250 million
2. ACDC, $180 million
3. One Direction, $158.8 million
4. U2, $152.2 million
5. The Foo Fighters, $127 million
6. Fleetwood Mac, $125.1 million
7. Ed Sheeran, $117.3 million
8. Kenny Chesney, $116.4 million
9. Garth Brooks, $114.9 million
10. Rolling Stones, $174.50 million
11. Madonna, $88.4 million
12. Kevin Hart $82.2 million
13. McCartney
14 Elton John, $77.6 million
15. Violetta, $76.8 million
16. Maroon 5, $72 million
17. Luke Bryan, $71.8 million
18. Billy Joel, $69.9 million
19. Shania Twain, $69 million
20. Neil Diamond, $68 million

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