Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour raked up over $579 million, making it the highest-grossing tour by a Black artist.

According to Variety, the tour gathered 2.7 million concertgoers during it’s run, which was almost five months long. The Beyoncé-conceived experience stopped in 39 cities, and per Complex, it is the seventh-highest-grossing tour on Billboard Boxscore‘s top 10. The success of the tour makes Beyoncé the only Black artist, only woman and only American solo act to make Billboard Boxscore’s coveted list.

Billboard Boxscore noted in August that its list doesn’t mention “newly launched 2023 treks by Beyoncé, Metallica, Taylor Swift and more.” However, CNN reported that some estimate Swift’s Eras Tour will garner over $1 billion, possibly more than double that. Those number won’t be determined until she wraps her tour in 2024.

Other artists on Billboard’s top 10 took at least 100 shows to crack those big numbers, setting Beyoncé, who did so in just 56 dates, apart, Complex reported. The only act to get close to Beyoncé’s new record was The Rolling Stones, which made $547 million over 58 gigs. Elton John and Ed Sheeran are in the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, though they needed hundreds of dates to secure those positions.

Following the tour’s European leg alone, Queen Bey earned $154.4 million, selling more than 1 million tickets. The “Break My Soul” singer’s five-night residency at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London marked the most times an artist has performed at the venue since it opened in 2019. She performed for 238,000 fans across those shows.



Two nights at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey earned Beyoncé $16.5 million per night, Touring Data reported. The tracking outlet determined Bey made $306.9 million across her U.S. dates.

Fans have been buzzing about the singer adding a South American leg and an Oceanian leg to the tour. Though nothing has been confirmed, Beyoncé announced after her final show in Kansas City that a movie chronicling the tour will be coming out in theaters. The film, titled Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé, is set to be released in the U.S., Canada and Mexico on Dec. 1.