Taylor Swift Resale Ticket Prices Soar To $42,000 After Ticketmaster Crashes

CARSON, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 01: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO COMMERCIAL USE) Taylor Swift performs onstage at 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango presented by The JUVÉDERM® Collection of Dermal Fillers at Dignity Health Sports Park on June 01, 2019 in Carson, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

At a glance

  • Millions of Taylor Swift fans have swarmed the Ticketmaster website, causing periodic outages and seeing resellers aiming to fetch up to US$28,350 ($42,000) per ticket for her US stadium tour.
  • Pre-sales began on Tuesday and brought millions of people to the Ticketmaster website, causing outages and long wait times.
  • A new round of Swift ticket pre-sales continued the following day, with fewer complaints on social media.
  • Asking prices on resale sites like StubHub were offering seats for an April show in Florida, ranging from $US338 ($500) to $US28,350 ($42,000) each.

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