Taylor Swift fans got insane news that will leave them speechless

Taylor Swift’s star keeps shining brighter.

Swift is in the middle of a record-shattering “Eras” tour and just released a new album.

But Taylor Swift fans got insane news that will leave them speechless.

Justice Department and 29 states sue Live Nation 

Live Nation bought Ticketmaster in 2010 and now controls around 80 percent of all concert tickets in America.

Fans of artists complained for years about outrageous add-on fees and poor service.

But the nadir hit in the fall of 2022 when the on-sale tickets for Swift’s era tour turned into a fiasco.

Ticketmaster announced the cancellation of on-sales for the “Eras” tour due to high demand and not enough inventory.

Fans were furious.

Live Nation President Joe Berchtold even ended up in front of Congress to explain himself.

“We need to do better and we will,” Berchtold told Congress.

Berchtold blamed unprecedented bot traffic for Ticketmaster’s meltdown that kept Swift fans from buying tickets.

“We were then hit with three times the amount of bot traffic than we had ever experienced, and for the first time in 400 Verified Fan on-sales they came after our Verified Fan access code servers,” Berchtold testified.

“While the bots failed to penetrate our systems or acquire any tickets, the attack required us to slow down and even pause our sales. This is what led to a terrible consumer experience that we deeply regret,” Berchtold added.

Attorney General Merrick Garland took time away from trying to jail Donald Trump on fake crimes to help Joe Biden win the 2024 election to announce the lawsuit to breakup Live Nation’s ticket monopoly.

“Live Nation relies on unlawful, anticompetitive conduct to exercise its monopolistic control over the live events industry in the United States at the cost of fans, artists, smaller promoters, and venue operators,” a statement from Garland read.

“The result is that fans pay more in fees, artists have fewer opportunities to play concerts, smaller promoters get squeezed out, and venues have fewer real choices for ticketing services. It is time to break up Live Nation,” the statement added.

Swift apologized to fans

After the Ticketmaster debacle took place, Swift thanked the 2.4 million fans who were able to buy tickets.

But she thrashed Ticketmaster for misleading about its ability to handle the demand for her tour, which prevented fans from getting tickets. 

“It’s really difficult for me to trust an outside entity with these relationships and loyalties, and excruciating for me to just watch mistakes happen with no recourse,” Swift wrote on an Instagram story.

“There are a multitude of reasons why people had such a hard time trying to get tickets and I’m trying to figure out how this situation can be improved moving forward. I’m not going to make excuses for anyone because we asked them, multiple times, if they could handle this kind of demand and we were assured they could,” Swift added.

“It’s truly amazing that 2.4 million people got tickets, but it really pisses me off that a lot of them feel like they went through several bear attacks to get them,” Swift concluded.

Ending the Live Nation monopoly on ticket sales could go a long way toward making sure fans of Taylor Swift – as well as other major musical acts – get to purchase tickets when concerts come to town.

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