Bey vs. Tay: The Eras and Renaissance Tours by the Numbers

FILE - Beyonce performs at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 4, 2016. Beyoncé shined the brightest in a city full of Hollywood stars during the second night of her epic Renaissance Tour show on Saturday night, Sept 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Chattanooga, Tennessee—(Wise Brother)

Beyoncé is tearing it up on her Renaissance Tour, and Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour seems to have no end in sight.  Seriously . . . the international portion starts in November, then it comes back to the U.S. next October.

So how do the two tours stack up?  Here are the numbers . . . at least so far:

1.  Total Number of Tour Dates:

Renaissance:  56

Eras:  146

2.  Average Show Runtime:

Renaissance:  2 hours and 29 minutes

Eras:  3 hours and 23 minutes

3.  Average Number of Songs Performed:

Renaissance:  35

Eras:  46

4.  Costume Changes Per Show:

Renaissance:  9

Eras:  16

5.  Number of Outfits Worn So Far:

Renaissance:  100-plus

Eras:  44

6.  Longest Ovation:

Renaissance:  There really aren’t breaks for cheering, but Blue Ivy gets a healthy round of applause when she dances.

Eras:  8 minutes . . . after a performance of “Champagne Problems” in Los Angeles.

7.  Number of Backup Dancers:

Renaissance:  23

Eras:  16

8.  Number of Opening Acts:

Renaissance:  0

Eras:  10

9.  Number of Surprise Guests:

Renaissance:  15

Eras:  5

10.  Number of Mishaps So Far:

Renaissance:  1 . . . including a malfunctioning giant flying horse.

Eras:  7 . . . like when Taylor swallowed a bug in Chicago.

(Side Note:  Here are all the celebs who’ve attended Beyoncé’s shows.)