Taylor Swift arrived in Las Vegas after a highly anticipated event race around the world — and against time — to make it to the Super Bowl after Saturday night’s performance in Tokyo.
NFL shared a video Sunday afternoon at X shows the singer arriving at Allegiant Stadium with Blake Lively and Ice Spice.
The 14-time Grammy winner he had just kicked off the Eastern Hemisphere leg of his international Eras Tour with four back-to-back nights at the Tokyo Dome, his first stop of the year.
With the help of Tokyo’s 17-hour time difference before Las Vegas, Swift had more than 35 hours to make the 5,500-mile trip to watch boyfriend Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs take on San Francisco. 49ers in Super Bowl 58 on Sunday night.
Despite vociferous speculation about his busy travel plans, many fans weren’t too worried about his ability to make it. The Japanese embassy in Washington even released a statement social media statement said he was confident the pop star would “reach his destination comfortably” after his concert earlier this month, which ended around 9pm local time on Saturday.
“We know that many people in Japan are excited to experience Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour, so we want to confirm that everyone who is worried brave knowing that this talented performer can wow Japanese audiences and still travel to Las Vegas to support the Chiefs when they take the field for the Super Bowl RedThe embassy wrote referring to Swift’s albums.
On Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, online sleuths spotted what they believed to be a private or chartered plane at LAX carrying the Swift, which has become the subject of intense scrutiny and criticism for its large carbon emissions as a frequent domestic and international traveler.
From there, he’s headed to Las Vegas, where he’s set to cheer for his 13th (lucky number) Chiefs game of the season.