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Top 10 Highest-Grossing Concert Tours Revealed for 2023; Taylor Swift Breaks Records with $1 Billion Gross

Taylor Swift has broken the record for highest-gross for a concert tour in a single year.

While Taylor‘s team is not reporting official ticket sales data for the Eras Tour, Pollstar Boxoffice Reports has an estimated number and it’s pretty wild.

Taylor‘s tour has grossed over $1 billion from the first 60 shows that took place in 2023 and the tour is on track to gross more than $2 billion total when all of 2024′s shows are added to the tally.

We also have the list of the year’s Top 10 worldwide tours and no one even came close to Taylor‘s numbers.

Browse through the slideshow to see the top grossing tours of the year…

Top 10 Touring Acts of 2023 Revealed, But You Won't Find Taylor Swift on This List - Here's Why

The top touring acts of 2023 brought in so much money while on the road!

Billboard unveiled the data that they compiled throughout the year via Billboard Boxscore. The system tracked how much each artist brought in, how many fans they performed for and how many times they took the stage.

The top-earner grossed $570.5 Million after performing for 2.7 million fans across 55 shows. They blew most of the competition out of the water by a longshot, and the list features some A-list acts.

One artist who was not included despite embarking on a massive tour in 2023 was Taylor Swift. The reason why might surprise you.

Head inside to see who had the top-grossing tours of 2023 and to figure out why Taylor Swift wasn’t included…

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10 Highest Grossing World Tours of All Time Revealed (There's a Brand New Entry!)

For modern musicians, touring around the globe is one of the biggest, most lucrative sources of income. Massive world tours really bring in the big bucks!

From bands like U2 and The Rolling Stones to solo acts like Ed Sheeran and Elton John, plenty of musical acts have shattered records with their global treks and massive stage productions.

We’ve rounded up the ten highest-grossing tours to date. Can you guess which music superstars have dominated the live music space over the years?

Click through the slideshow to see the Top 10 highest-grossing world tours of all time…

Selena Gomez & H.E.R. Join Coldplay Onstage to Sing 'Let Somebody Go' at The Rose Bowl

Coldplay welcomed two mystery guests to the stage when they performed at the Rose Bowl on Sunday night (October 1) – Selena Gomez and H.E.R.!

The 31-year-old “Single Soon” pop star joined the Chris Martin-fronted band for a live performance of their 2021 collaboration “Let Somebody Go” in Pasadena, Calif. The group got additional support from H.E.R. on the guitar.

Read more about the special moment…More Here! »

Dakota Johnson Brings Mom Melanie Griffith to Coldplay Concert to Support Boyfriend Chris Martin!

Dakota Johnson attended not just one, but two Coldplay concerts this weekend!

The 33-year-old actress, who will be celebrating her 34th birthday on Wednesday, was seen heading into the Rose Bowl with her mom Melanie Griffith on Sunday night (October 1) in Pasadena, Calif.

Dakota brought her mom to the show while supporting boyfriend Chris Martin for the second night in a row. She was also there on Saturday night, and you can see a photo of her at that show in the gallery.

For those who don’t know, Dakota has been in a relationship with Chris for six years and they are still going strong. Here are the most recent photos we shared of the couple together.

Browse through the gallery for the photos of Dakota Johnson arriving at the concert…

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Coldplay Launches West Coast Leg of 'Music of the Spheres' World Tour - Set List Revealed & Photos!

Coldplay is back in action!

The band brought their record-breaking Music Of The Spheres World Tour back to North America on Wednesday (September 20) with a set at Lumen Field in Seattle, Wash.

The show was the first of seven sold out West Coast dates that will also take the band through cities like Vancouver, San Diego and Los Angeles.

The concert kicked off with 2021′s “Higher Power”, one of several hits from Music Of The Spheres, including “Let Somebody Go”, “People Of The Pride” and “My Universe,” as well as hits like “Yellow”, “The Scientist,” “Clocks,” “Fix You,” “Viva La Vida,” “Paradise,” “A Sky Full Of Stars” and “Adventure Of A Lifetime.”

Keep reading to find out more…More Here! »

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Coldplay's Former Manager Seeking More Than $12 Million, Alleges Band Tried to Downgrade His Title

New details are emerging about a lawsuit against Coldplay after they were sued by their former manager.

Last month we learned that the bandmembers – frontman Chris Martin, guitarist Jonny Buckland, bassist Guy Berryman, drummer Will Champion – were named in the lawsuit, which was filed by Dave Holmes. However, little else was known about the situation.

Read more about Coldplay’s lawsuit…More Here! »