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Ed Sheeran announces extra show for The O2's 10th Birthday
Announced via his Twitter this afternoon, global superstar Ed Sheeran will be joining in The O2’s 10th Birthday celebrations with an extra show on top of his sell-out worldwide 2017 tour. Fans will get the chance to catch Ed perform at The O2 on June 22nd with tickets going on sale from 5pm today. He joins alt-J, Celine Dion and Jamiroquai who have already been announced as part of a series of gigs in honour of The O2’s 10th Birthday.
Tickets go on sale at 5pm on Monday 13 March and are available from here. O2 has identified customers and fans who missed out on tickets to Ed’s run of shows at The O2 in May and will be offering them the chance not only to purchase tickets through Priority but also win them via social media.
Ed Sheeran says “I am really excited to be joining the celebrations for The O2’s 10th Birthday. The O2 is such an iconic venue and has played host to some of my biggest inspirations. It’s always a privilege to play there and taking part in the 10th Birthday celebrations makes it even more special”
Ed’s third studio album ‘÷’ saw all 16 tracks instantly dominate Spotify’s Top 50 Chart in the UK, smashing the record for the highest number of streams for an album ever, culminating an astonishing 56,727,861 streams in just 24 hours. Shifting an incredible 432k albums in just three days, and with an upcoming worldwide tour, Ed will be returning to The O2 after three sell out shows in May.
The O2’s 10th Birthday Shows are a week-long series of unique shows giving fans a chance to come together and witness their favourite acts at one of the most iconic entertainment venues of the decade. Since its launch in 2007, The O2 has become one of the most successful, and recognisable music and entertainment venues in the world. It has played host to unforgettable live experiences for over 60 million fans of music, sport, exhibitions, award shows and more.