Ticketmaster canceled the general sale to buy tickets for the US leg of Taylor Swift’s tour, citing “insufficient ticket inventory” to meet “extremely high demand”.
General ticket sales were scheduled to open Friday morning after a verified fan pre-sale opened on Tuesday for Swift’s Era Tour, before the company canceled a complete public sale. whole.
On Thursday, Ticketmaster tweeted: “Due to extreme demand for the ticketing system and not enough tickets left to meet that demand, tomorrow’s public sale for Taylor Swift The Eras Tour has been cancelled. .”
The ticketing company had previously asked fans on Twitter to be patient as “millions” tried to buy tickets during the pre-sale, causing “historically unprecedented demand”.
It comes after the singer won at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) over the weekend, winning four of the top gongs, including two for All Too Well.
Across her six nominations, she took home best video and best feature-length video for the song, as well as best artist and best pop music at the ceremony in Dusseldorf, Germany.
The 32-year-old made sure she thanked her fans – known as Swifties – for every award, at one point saying: “You guys are the reason anything ever happens to me. .”
The American leg of her tour will kick off March 18 in Glendale, Arizona, with the singer joining a number of well-known artists on the tour, including bands Paramore and Haim, as well as soloists Phoebe Bridgers and Gracie Abrams.
Swift’s latest album Midnights posted its highest first-week album sales since Adele’s 30 was released last November and took the title of most streamed album of the year in its first week with 72.5 million plays in seven days.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/ticketmaster-cancels-public-sale-for-taylor-swift-us-tour-after-high-demand-42153664.html Ticketmaster cancels public sale of Taylor Swift’s US tour after ‘high demand’