Taylor Swift ticket prices hit $42,000 after Ticketmaster crashes

Taylor Swift ticket prices hit $42,000 after Ticketmaster crashes

Ticketmaster servers are crashing due to countless Taylor Swift fans visiting the Ticketmaster website!

The initial cost per ticket for Taylor Swift's US stadium tour was US$28,350

Ticketmaster officials say their website is experiencing 'historically unprecedented demand'

Fans have been waiting online for up to eight hours since day one to buy tickets priced between $US49 ($73) and $US449 ($666) each.

Some fans said they took a day off in hopes of tickets and were hoping the process would go more smoothly.

Taylor Swift's US tour is scheduled to start in March and end in August