The Shape of You and Thinking Out Loud singer Ed Sheeren has long been rumored to be coming to India, but the official word still wasn t out. However, in an official media release, it has been confirmed that Sheeren is coming to India as a part of his Divide tour. The concert is part of the Asian leg of Ed Sheeren s world tour to support his third studio album Divide, which released on March 3 this year. Also Read - Today's Tech News: Twitter Spaces testing, Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 India launch, and moreAlso Read - BookMyShow Stream lets you buy, rent latest movies: Here's how to use
The event will be held at the JioGarden in Mumbai on November 19, 2017. However, registration for tickets begins next month on July 4 at 12:00PM IST. The passes for the concert will be exclusively available on BookMyShow, and ticket prices will start from Rs 4,750. The Mumbai concert will be held at a limited capacity venue and tickets will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. Also Read - Safer Internet Day 2021: Here's how you can ensure your online security
The touring news comes straight off the back of a phenomenal start of 2017 for 26-year-old Ed Sheeran. Kicking-off music in 2017 and delivering the biggest musical comeback in recent years, Ed s dual singles Shape Of You and Castle On The Hill have taken the globe by storm, hitting the number one and number two spots across the charts worldwide. Sheeren recently conquered more milestones in the USA after landing his first-ever number one as a performer on the Billboard Hot 100 with Shape Of You. While with Castle On The Hill sitting closely behind at number six on the chart. ALSO READ: How Paytm challenged the BookMyShow monopoly in online movie ticketing
India is clearly emerging as a live entertainment destination, with fans here showing immense promise and appetite for international musical acts. At BookMyShow, we are very excited to be a part of this journey with international concert promoters, AEG Presents and PR Worldwide, and are eager to put India on the global entertainment map by providing access to millions of fans. We look forward to welcoming Ed Sheeran and are committed to ensure that the event is a phenomenal success, said Kunal Khambhati, Head- Live Events and IP, BookMyShow.