1. Singapore has awarded Taylor Swift a grant to perform in the city-state.

2. Swift is set to perform six sold-out shows in Singapore early in March.

3. The tourism board and culture ministry did not disclose the amount,

4. But referred to ‘significant’ economic benefits brought by Swift’s concerts worldwide.

5. Singapore has seen a boom in concerts since pandemic lockdowns ended.

6. Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin told  Swift had paid US$2.77 million per show,

7. Allegedly on condition that Singapore would be Swift’s only show in Southeast Asia.

8. In the broader Asian continent, Swift also performed in Tokyo, earlier this month.

9. Taylor Swift's Singapore concerts will span from March 2 to 9.

10 More than 300,000 tickets were sold to fans who queued overnight in the blistering tropical heat.

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