Ed Sheeran is back in France for two exceptional concerts on July 29 and 30, 2022 at the Stade de france.
A central stage
After filling the biggest stadiums in the world in record time during his previous tour, Ed Sheeran returns to France for two special concerts on July 29 and July 30, 2022 at the Stade de France, with a brand new production on the central and public stage. 360°. Born February 17, 1991 in Halifax, England, Edward Christopher Sheeran, better known as Ed Sheeran is an English guitarist, songwriter, composer and performer. Passionate about music, he has played the guitar with talent since childhood. At 11, he met musician Damien Rice, who advised him to write his own songs. He then recorded his first songs on CDs that he sold himself, then recorded his first demo. At 14, he left to pursue his dream in London. From 2005, he self-produced no less than five models and multiplied small amateur concerts. Taking advantage of the rise of the Internet, he puts several of his songs and concerts online. Thanks to his videos, he was spotted by the rapper Example, whom he opened for during his tour of the USA.
Number 2 in sales without any promotion
In 2011, he recorded an independent album for sale on iTunes. Without any promotion or label, he finished number 2 in sales. Shortly after, he signed his first contract with Asylum Records, a subsidiary of Atlantic Records, and released his first album « + » in September 2011, which sold nearly two million copies in England and ranked top seller in England. Thanks to the singles “The A Team”, “Lego House” or even “Give me love”, the album is an international success and has accumulated millions of views on streaming platforms. « The A-Team » will really allow Ed Sheeran’s career to launch around the world.
Two awards in 2012
In 2012, he won two awards at the Brit Awards, those of « Best British Solo Artist » and « Revelation of the Year ». The same year, he wrote for Justin Bieber, One Direction and composed for Taylor Swift. The same year, he performed at the closing ceremony of the Summer Olympics, performing one of Pink Floyd’s signature songs, « Wish You Were Here« . Two years later, he composed the soundtrack for the film Our Fault in the Stars with the song “All Of The Stars”. On the strength of his success, he was chosen by Peter Jackson to write and sing « I See Fire« , the final song of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. On June 23, 2014, he released his second album, entitled « X« , which went directly to number 1 in sales in the USA and England with hits like « Thinking out Loud ». He won all the prizes at the Brit Awards 2015. Elected « Best British album », the singer also left with the prize for « Best British solo artist ». He also won the Grammy Award for « Best Song » in 2016 and « Best Pop Performance ».
Best selling album in 2017
In 2015, he performed multiple times at Wembley: he notably did a duet there with the French rapper Nekfeu. At the end of 2016, Ed Sheeran began to come back to the fore. He made a resounding comeback on social networks, unveiling two titles on January 6, 2017, « Shape of You » and « Castle On The Hill« , which rose directly to the top of iTunes tops in many countries. It also confirms the release of a new album, “÷” on March 3, 2017. Unsurprisingly, it starts number 1 in its first week of release in several countries. In 2018, his single « Shape of You » was named « Best Selling 2017 » in England and the album « ÷ » was the best-selling album of 2017 in England and the United States. At the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, Ed Sheeran won no less than six awards, including « Best Artist ». In 2019, he released a new album called “Divide”. After that, he decides to take a break. He returns a few months later with a duet title with Justin Bieber « I don’t care », which marks the release of his album « N°6 Collaborations Project ». In 2020, Ed Sheeran becomes a father for the first time.
A new album in 2021
In 2021, he unveils his new album entitled “=” and announces that he will go on tour again in the following months. At the end of the year, he released a title with Elton John entitled "Merry Christmas". After a very remarkable first appearance in 2018, Ed Sheeran will be back at the Stade de France for two exceptional concerts on July 29 and 30, 2022. https://www.stadefrance.com/fr/le-stade/ed-sheeran-au-stade-de-france