How Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Concerts Stack Up Against Taylor Swift's

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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are currently busy minding their own concert tours. Justin's Purpose Tour is still going strong while Selena's Revival only began touring this month. Taylor Swift's 1989 concert series, however, ended in December last year. In fact, Swift has already received her paycheck: a whopping $80 million before taxes.

A Miami concert review analyzes the winning ingredients of 1989, as follows.

"From the 'surprise guest' appearances by Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade, Pitbull ('Mr. 305' whose smash 'Give Me Everything' turned into a frisky duet) and Ricky Martin (with whom she sang a rousing 'Livin' La Vida Loca') to fans toting signs that rewrote the lyrics to 1989's opener as 'Welcome to Miami/It's been waiting for you,' Swift's two-hour epic concert before 14,000 people at a sold-out American Airlines Arena was a love letter to Miami."

The source sums up its verdict with "Nobody does it better." Need we say more?

But when it comes to concerts, we see varying levels of enthusiasm and energy on stage. A case in point: Justin's Purpose in Houston or Ottawa is a different kind of animal from say, the same concert in Montreal. While he nails it in the latter, in regard to the former, he fails miserably in terms of energy and dedication.

There is no doubt in our minds that Justin Bieber knows what we mean by truly connecting with the audience. He has done it in Montreal, according to Montreal Gazette. As the source recounts, it was nothing short of a resurrection from being some sort of a fallen angel.

Taylor Swift never gets this kind of critique. Why? is this because she has way better acoustics or sound system at her concerts? We beg to disagree. Justin Bieber's equipment is definitely more high-tech. In fact, most Purpose concert reviews have pointed this out, citing the excessive use of pyrotechnics and other special effects.

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