Taylor Swift sells Shanghai’s Mercedes-Benz Arena in one minute

Taylor Swift sold out Shanghai’s Mercedes-Benz Arena in one minute, making it the fastest ticket on-sale in Chinese history. Seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift announced last month that in response to strong fan demand she would take her critically-acclaimed The RED Tour to Asia this summer. Fan demand true, the seven Asian dates sold out in record speeds and broke history books with the fastest ticket on-sale in Chinese history. The RED Tour is promoted by AEG Live Asia.

Last year, the North American portion of Taylor’s The RED Tour played to more than 1.36 million fans over 66 shows (including 13 stadium stops) in 47 cities in 29 states and three provinces spanning six months. Also in 2013, Swift took her RED Tour Down Under — performing sold out stadium shows in Australia (as well as arena dates in New Zealand), becoming the first solo female artist in twenty years to undertake a national stadium concert tour of Australia. The tour has already visited Europe for six sold-out shows in 2014.

Asian Tour Dates:

May 30 Shanghai, China Mercedes-Benz Arena
June 1 Tokyo, Japan Saitama Super Arena
June 4 Jakarta, Indonesia MEIS (Mata Elang International Stadium)
June 6 Manila, Philippines Mall of Asia Arena
June 9 Bangkok, Thailand Impact Arena
June 11 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Stadium Putra Bukit Jalil
June 12 Singapore Singapore Indoor Stadium

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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