All Taylor Swift needed to do was keep — in Canada.
The singer, 33, took to social media on Thursday, November 2, to announce three extra dates for the worldwide leg of her Eras Tour. The live shows will all happen on the BC Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, on December 6, 7 and eight, 2024, following six performances on the Rogers Centre in Toronto.
Gracie Abrams — who beforehand joined Swift on the primary leg of the tour earlier this yr — will return as opener for the added reveals. “What did you say? 3 extra Eras reveals in Vancouver subsequent yr? lfg,” Abrams, 24, wrote through her Instagram Story on Thursday alongside a photograph of her and Swift.
Swift is presently on a break from touring after ending up her first spherical of performances in August however will hit the highway once more on November 9 with reveals in Argentina and Brazil. She’ll later carry out in Asia, Europe and Australia earlier than returning to the U.S. and Canada in October 2024.
Swift’s Eras Tour — through which she takes followers by means of each “period” of her 10-album discography — has proved to be an enormous success. Earlier this month, Forbes launched its checklist of top-earning summer season live performance excursions, with Swift’s Eras Tour touchdown at No. 1 and its 56 U.S. reveals incomes $305 million after prices.
The tour’s income — alongside the box-office smash that’s her October live performance movie, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour — have introduced Swift to billionaire standing, in keeping with a Bloomberg Information evaluation performed final month.
The evaluation said that Swift’s web value is reportedly $1.1 billion and famous that she is “one of many few entertainers to achieve that standing primarily based on music and performing alone, the results of work and expertise, but in addition canny advertising and marketing and timing.” In breaking down her belongings, Bloomberg experiences that Swift’s music catalog is value an estimated $400 million. Her different earnings embrace a reported $370 million in live performance ticket gross sales and merchandise, $120 million in Spotify and YouTube streaming royalties, $110 million in actual property and $80 million in royalties from music gross sales.
Whereas Bloomberg reported that Swift might doubtlessly double her billionaire standing if she have been to dump the rights to her catalog, that appears unlikely because the “Anti Hero” singer is within the technique of rerecording her first six albums — a mission she determined to embark on after her masters have been offered to Scooter Braun in a 2016 acquisition together with her former label, Large Machine Information. (Braun later offered the masters in 2020 to Shamrock Holdings for $405 million.)
Swift first introduced her rerecording plans in August 2019, with Fearless (Taylor’s Model) being the primary album to get Taylor’s Model remedy in April 2021. Pink (Taylor’s Model) and Communicate Now (Taylor’s Model) adopted in October 2021 and July 2023, respectively, and 1989 (Taylor’s Model) hit cabinets final month. Repute and her self-titled debut album are the one rerecordings left to be launched.
“I’ve spoken loads about why I’m remaking my first six albums, however the best way I’ve chosen to do that will hopefully assist illuminate the place I’m coming from,” Swift wrote through Instagram in February 2021. “Artists ought to personal their very own work for thus many causes, however probably the most screamingly apparent one is that the artist is the one one who actually is aware of that physique of labor.”