The tour, named + - = ÷ x is a nod to his previous albums, dating back to 2011, and will be belting out his greatest tunes of a career spanning over a decade.
When is Ed Sheeran performing in London?
The ‘A Team’ hitmaker is set to perform a whopping five shows in London, at Wembley Stadium. The first show is on Friday, 24 June and the last show in London Friday, July 1.
Having toured the world multiple times, Sheeran has inevitably played in London before. Back in 2018, as part of his Divided tour, he played four shows in London at Wembley Stadium.
Where else is he performing?
Sheeran will sign off his UK tour in London, so it comes at the back end of the tour with the singer visiting the likes of Glasgow, Manchester, Sunderland, Cardiff and more before arriving in London.
The full list of his UK tour dates are:
- 26 May 2022 – Principality Stadium, Cardiff
- 27 May 2022 – Principality Stadium, Cardiff
- 28 May 2022 – Principality Stadium, Cardiff (new date added)
- 3 June 2022 – Stadium of Light, Sunderland
- 4 June 2022 – Stadium of Light, Sunderland
- 9 June 2022 – Etihad Stadium, Manchester (new date added)
- 10 June 2022 – Etihad Stadium, Manchester
- 11 June 2022 – Etihad Stadium, Manchester
- 12 June 2022 – Etihad Stadium, Manchester
- 16 June 2022 – Hampden Park, Glasgow
- 17 June 2022 – Hampden Park, Glasgow
- 24 June 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London
- 25 June 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London (new date added)
- 29 June 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London
- 30 June 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London
- 1 July 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London
How do I get tickets for his London shows?
Despite his shows being this week, tickets are still available viagogo.
29 June - cheapest ticket is £226
1 July - cheapest ticket is £179
What will the setlist be?
The singer is belting out the biggest hits of his career so far, and a possible set list from setlist.fm looks like:
- I’m a Mess
- The A Team
- Castle on the Hill
- Don’t / No Diggity
- Lego House
- Leave Your Life
- Visiting Hours
- Own It / Peru / Beautiful People / I Don’t Care
- Overpass Graffiti
- Galway Girl
- Thinking Out Loud
- Love Yourself - Justin Bieber cover
- The Parting Glass
- Shape Of You
- Bad Habits
- You Need Me, I Don’t Need You
This setlist is compiled from his show at Thomond Park, Limerick, Ireland on 6 May 2022.
Who is the support act?
The support act for his UK tour is Maisie Peters, who is a 21-year-old pop singer from West Sussex, England.
She is best known for song ‘Worst of You’, which has over 110 million streams on Spotify.
Who is Ed Sheeran?
Ed Sheeran is a globally acclaimed pop star, who was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Sheeran became a household name in the UK with his 2011 debut album + (Plus) and climbed to No.1 on the UK albums chart thanks to the success of lead singles The A Team, Lego House and You Need Me, I Don’t Need You.
In 2012 and 2013, Sheeran also started to gain fans worldwide, as he was the opening act on Snow Patrol’s Fallen Empires tour in 2012, and the embarking as the support act on Taylor Swift’s ‘The Red Tour’ in 2013.
After being somewhat of a worldwide sensation, Sheeran then released his 2014 album X (Multiply) This album was Another massive success, it not only topped the UK albums chart and Billboard 200, but peaked at No.1 in 15 countries.
In addition to Sing, the album boasted the chart-topping tracks Thinking Out Loud, Don’t, Photograph, Afire Love, I’m A Mess and more.
At the 2014 Grammy Awards, Sheeran was nominated for Best New Artist.
After a huge rise to stardom, Sheeran then embarked on a world tour for X (multiply), and the album was nominated for Album of the Year at the Grammys, while Sheeran took home BRIT Awards for British Male Solo Artist and British Album of the Year.
After years of touring and releasing albums, Sheeran went on a year-long hiatus in 2016 that included a social media break.
With his year long break done, Sheeran came back better than ever, with a historic album that broke records worldwide.
His third album ÷ (Divide) arrived in early 2017, and all 16 tracks featured on the UK singles chart. The best songs from the album are Castle On The Hill, Galway Girl, Shape Of You, Perfect, Happier, Dive, New Man, What Do I Know and many more. Sheeran currently holds the record as the artist with the most simultaneous entries in the UK’s official top 40.
÷ (Divide) was a massive success, and the Divide Tour saw Sheeran perform 260 shows and set world records for the highest-grossing concert tour and the most tickets sold by a tour.
He also played to over 1.1 million fans, meaning Sheera also lays claim to the biggest ever solo tour without a band.
Sheeran largely dominated the ’10s, and was awarded six BRITs, an MBE for his services to music and charity. He also won four Grammys and seven Billboard Music Awards, among many others.
The Official UK Charts Company also crowned him their Official No.1 Artist of the Decade 2010-2019.
He also has the most streamed song of all time on Spotify, with his number one single Shape of You amassing over 3 billion streams.