Taylor Swift is coming to Charlotte on Monday. For those who don’t know, the 1989 World Tour – and the record-breaking “1989” album for which it’s named – corresponds with the year of the megastar’s birth.
Coincidentally, $1,989 is also about the current going rate for a ticket to the sold-out tour. But there’s a reason why seats at the show are commanding such a premium. Here’s a run-down of T-Swift, by the numbers:
5: The number of studio albums Swift has released.
5: The number of studio albums Swift has released that have gone platinum.
80 million: The number of Swift songs downloaded to date.
30 million: The number of Swift albums purchased to date.
4.6 million: The number of copies of Swift’s “1989” album purchased, making it the best-selling album of 2014.
21: The number of Swift’s hits written about feuding lovers.
6: The number of Swift’s hits about unfaithful lovers.
1: The number of Swift’s hits about Starbucks lovers.
12: The age at which Swift wrote her first song.
14: The age at which Swift signed with her first record label.
20: The age at which Swift became the youngest artist ever to win the Grammy for Album of the Year.
24: The age at which Swift became the youngest artist ever to win Billboard’s Woman of the Year.
25: The age at which Swift became the only artist to be awarded Billboard’s Woman of the Year twice.
$200 million: Swift’s estimated net worth in 2015, according to Forbes.
64: T-Swift’s spot on Forbes’ list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.
1: T-Swift’s spot on the Maxim Hot List.
7: The number of Grammy Awards Swift has won over the course of her career.
8: The number of Billboard Awards she won at the May 17 Billboard Music Awards.
140 million: The number of Swifties following the pop star on social media.
60: The number of Swifties recruited to shake in the “Shake it Off” video.
3: The number of Swifties who credit their T-Swift concert bracelets for saving their lives in a post-show car crash.
38,400: The number of Legos used in the 8-by-12-foot fan-made mural of Swift at Legoland Windsor in Windsor, England.
20.1 million: The number of views the “Kill Bill”-inspired “Bad Blood” video got its first day on Vevo, breaking the site’s 24-hour viewing record previously held by Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” video.
17: The number of cameos in the “Kill Bill”-inspired “Bad Blood” video (a leather-clad powerhouse of girl power from rising Disney Channel star Zendaya to the mother of all supermodels, Cindy Crawford).
2: The number of cameos in the “Kill Bill”-inspired “Bad Blood” video by actresses who have inspired names for Swift’s pet cats (the professionally dressed girl-power powerhouse of Mariska Hargitay, aka Olivia Benson on “Law and Order SVU,” and Ellen Pompeo, aka Meredith Grey on “Grey’s Anatomy”).