This coming weekend Ed Sheeran will perform the first of his four sold out concerts starting at FNB Stadium, Joburg before moving onto Cape Town. Ed Sheeran has not only gained enormous global success but has also broken several records on the streaming platform, Spotify.
Here are Ed Sheeran’s top five Spotify highlights – it’s no wonder he’s one of the world’s biggest stars!
- Ed Sheeran has over 38.7 million monthly listeners worldwide on Spotify.
- ‘Shape of You’ is the most streamed track of all time on Spotify, with over 2 billion streams, beating Drake’s ‘One Dance’.
- Ed Sheeran is the most streamed artist in the world on Spotify in 2017 and is the second most-streamed artist of all time on Spotify.
- He is the most streamed British artist in the world.
- ‘÷’ broke global first day streaming records for an album when it was released in March 2017.
Get ready for Ed Sheeran’s much anticipated, first South African Tour, with the This is Ed Sheeran playlist. British singer/songwriter Passenger, whose most successful single ‘Let Her Go’ was nominated for a BRIT award, will join Ed Sheeran for all his South African tour dates.
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