Ed Sheeran Now Has the Highest-Grossing Tour of All Time

Ed Sheeran’s Divide Tour is now the highest-grossing tour of all time, with $737.9 million in sales.

U2 used to have the record.  Their 360-Degree Tour made $736.4 million from 2009 to 2011.  Ed’s new mark beats that by $1.48 million . . . and counting.

Ed broke the record on Friday night, with a show in Denmark that grossed almost $6.9 million.  In ONE NIGHT.

The Divide Tour launched in Italy on March 16th, 2017, and has already included 246 shows in North and South America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa.  And it has sold more than 8.5 million tickets so far.

After U2, the next highest-grossing tours are:

-Not in This Lifetime, Guns N’ Roses.  2016 – Present.  $563.3 million.

-A Bigger Bang, The Rolling Stones.  2005 – 2007.  $558.3 million.

-A Head Full of Dreams, Coldplay.  2016 – 2017.  $523 million.

-The Wall Live, Roger Waters.  2010 – 2013.  $458.7 million.

-Black Ice World Tour, AC/DC.  2008 – 2010.  $441.1 million.

-Sticky & Sweet, Madonna.  2008 – 2009.  $407.7 million.

-Vertigo, U2.  2005 – 2006.  $389 million.

-Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood World Tour.  2014 – 2017.  $364.3 million.