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View From The Stage: The 24 Best Concert Photos of 2015

by Alex Ungerman 9:00 AM PST, December 20, 2015
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In 2015, the world's biggest musicians hit the world's biggest stages to put on shows that felt bigger than ever.

Judging by their concert photos, it is genuinely shocking that the entire planet hasn't seen Taylor Swift and/or Drake in concert.

And while they watch their squads become crowds that become EMPIRES, we get to kick back and look at all the pretty pictures.

These are 24 of our favorite concert pics from this year.

*Dates from the day photo posted.

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1. Katy Perry, Glendale, Arizona -- Feb. 1

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Katy Perry on a giant jungle cat at Super Bowl XLIX.

2. Taylor Swift, Melbourne, Austrailia -- Dec. 11

"Tonight we play this show for the very last time."

3. Drake, Austin, Texas -- Oct. 12

@theo.skudra

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WOES.

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4. Rihanna, Santiago, Chile -- Sep. 29

"I've never felt energy like this!"

5. Fall Out Boy, Manchester, U.K. -- Oct. 10

10.9.15 Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena 📷 by Justin Segura

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Seeing double.

6. Katy Perry & Missy Elliott -- Glendale, Arizona -- Feb. 1

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Super Bowl XLIX revisited.

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7. Taylor Swift -- Arlington, Texas -- Oct. 17

Tonight. #1989tourarlington

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♫ How you supposed to stay humble when you stuntin' on a jumbotron? ♫ - Kanye West

8. Drake, Washington, D.C. -- Sept. 28 (revisited)

DC showing out.

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Pretty red lights in the capitol.

9. Ed Sheeran, Sydney, Australia -- Dec. 9

Sydney !! Bloody hell that was amazing

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"Bloody hell that was amazing."

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10. Drake, London, England -- Jun. 30

@theo.skudra 🍃🌿

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Through the leaves.

11. Taylor Swift, Sydney, Australia -- Nov. 28

I love you, Sydney. All 76,000 of you.

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"All 76,000 of you."

12. Drake, Washington, D.C. -- Sep. 28

@champagnepapi

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♫ You know when that hotline bling ♫

13. Taylor Swift, Kallang, Singapore -- Nov. 8

See you next time, Singapore! Off to China...

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Singin' in Singapore on three screens.

14. Kanye West, Hollywood, California -- Sep. 26

808'S & 💔'S X HOLLYWOOD BOWL

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808s & Heartbreak.

15. Ed Sheeran, Dublin, Ireland -- Aug. 22

Croke

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Croke Park.

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16. Taylor Swift, Toronto, Canada -- Oct. 3

Looking good tonight, Toronto. All 50,000 of you.❤️

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Swift in the 6.

17. Nicki Minaj & Meek Mill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Sep. 5

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♫ Is that a world tour, or your girl's tour? ♫ - Drake

18. Taylor Swift, Indianapolis, Indiana -- Sep. 16

Indianapolis, you looked awesome tonight.

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The house that Taylor filled.

19. Drake, Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- Mar. 14

Thank you Dubai!!!

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20. The Weeknd, Vancouver, Canada -- Dec. 2

Soundcheck.

21. The Weeknd, Canada -- Nov 30

♫ I can't feel my face when I'm with you. ♫

22. The Weeknd, Canada -- Nov 30 (cont.)

♫ But I love it ♫

23. The Weeknd, Canada -- Nov 30 (cont.)

The Weeknd had some severely dope photography at this show.

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24. Drake, Washington, D.C. -- Sep. 28 (revisited)

It's mutual.

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"It's mutual."

Rock on, 2015.

What were your favorite concerts of the year?

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