Top stars such as Taylor Swift and Beyoncé make most of their money from touring, and this has resulted in huge increases in ticket prices. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Why concert tickets cost four times as much as 20 years ago, and why we’re happy to pay for them

  • Ticket prices for concerts have almost quadrupled in the past 20 years, way ahead of inflation
  • The drop in income from album sales has led to musicians relying on tours to make money
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Top stars such as Taylor Swift and Beyoncé make most of their money from touring, and this has resulted in huge increases in ticket prices. Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
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