Edward Christopher Sheeran, MBE (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer-songwriter. In early 2011, Sheeran independently released the extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project. After signing with Asylum Records, his debut album, + (pronounced "plus"), was released in September 2011. It topped the UK and Australian charts, reached number five in the US, and has since been certified eight-times platinum in the UK.
The album contains the single "The A Team", which earned him the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. In 2012, Sheeran won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. "The A Team" was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards, where he performed the song with Elton John.
For modern musicians, touring around the globe is one of the biggest, most lucrative sources of income. Massive world tours really bring in the big bucks!
From bands like U2 and The Rolling Stones to solo acts like Ed Sheeran and Madonna, plenty of musical acts have shattered records with their global treks and massive stage productions.
We’ve rounded up the ten highest-grossing tours to date. Can you guess which music superstars have dominated the live music space over the years? Click through the slideshow to see the Top 10 highest-grossing world tours of all time…Read more on justjared.com