Ticketmaster is breaking the Beyhive’s souls — and their wallets. Presales for Beyoncé’s anticipated Renaissance World Tour, her first in 5 years, kicked off on Feb. 6 and can proceed all through the subsequent few weeks. Given the debacle surrounding Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour tickets, which spawned a number of lawsuits from Swifties and a Senate listening to investigating Ticketmaster, the positioning has taken measures to make sure that Beyoncé ticket gross sales go far more easily, together with spreading out the on-sale dates over a couple of weeks to reduce visitors. For a lot of followers, this has led to a a lot simpler time shopping for tickets, however different members of the Beyhive are struggling to get via the digital queues.

Demand for the Renaissance Tour is so excessive that Ticketmaster introduced earlier than presales started that the variety of registrations exceeded the variety of tickets out there by over 800%, and warned that not all followers who obtained Verified Fan codes would nab tickets. In consequence, Beyoncé added second nights in a number of cities through the U.S. leg. Throughout the pond, demand was so excessive that she added three further nights in London for a complete of 5 London exhibits alone, in addition to second exhibits in Stockholm, Amsterdam, and Warsaw.

Whereas the Renaissance Tour gross sales up to now haven’t been as messy as Swift’s Eras Tour, followers have nonetheless confronted their justifiable share of challenges with Ticketmaster and made gentle of their struggles on Twitter.

Fortunately, many followers have been in a position to have fun their ticket-buying success on Twitter.

In the meantime, different followers are nonetheless in search of other ways to get into the present.

On account of the Senate listening to on Jan. 24, the Senate Judiciary Committee issued a stern warning to Ticketmaster concerning how they deal with Beyoncé ticket gross sales. “We’re watching, @Ticketmaster,” the group wrote on their official Twitter. Given how they’ve dealing with intense scrutiny from each Congress and the Beyhive, the corporate must be in prime type for the subsequent few weeks.

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