Ed Sheeran thanked his fans after it was revealed that his ‘Divide’ tour is now the most attended and highest grossing tour of all time.
The tour which kicked off back in March 2017 and will reach its climax after more than two years at Chantry Park in Ed Sheeran’s hometown of Ipswich later this month.
At that time, Sheeran will have spent a total of 893 days on the road with this tour, surpassing U2’s previous record of 760 days.
Music magazine “Pollstar” reported that the tour had set the record for the highest-grossing of all time with Friday’s show in Hannover, pulling in an estimated $736.7m (£607m).
This again tops U2’s record of $735.4m (£606m) set in 2011.
The singer-songwriter pays tribute to his fans, saying: “Thanks so much for each and every one of you who have come to a show”. The 28 year old singer-songwriter payed tribute o his 31.2 million fans on Instagram, saying: “Thanks so much for each and every one of you who have come to a show“.
By the time it ends, the Divide tour would have reached more than 8.5 million people across 43 countries. Ed Sheeran’s manager “Stuart Camp” said, “What Ed has accomplished is truly incredible”.