Ed Sheeran just broke about 6 records

Ed Sheeran’s just broken the record for most ticket sales for a single concert tour in Australia, clicking over 1,000,000 today!

It’s really no surprise, he was just named by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) as the world’s best-selling recording artist of 2017.

The record was previously held by Dire Straits, when they sold over 950,000 tickets over 32 years ago in their 1986 tour.


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In addition to smashing one million tickets on the eve of his stadium tour, he’s also broken the following records:

–  Highest ticket sales for a single concert tour in Australia

–  Highest ticket sales for a single concert tour in New Zealand

–  Biggest stadium tour of Australia and New Zealand

–  Venue record for most number of shows on one tour

–  Venue record for highest cumulative attendance on one tour

–  Venue record for highest attendance for a single show

Also worth a mention, the small town of Dunedin in New Zealand, has just about sold the same amount of tickets as their population (approx. 125,000).

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