Ed Sheeran Concert Special Headed to NBC

Ed Sheeran Concert Special Headed to
Getty Images

Ed Sheeran’s three-night stint at Wembley Stadium will be the focus of a one-hour NBC special.

“Ed Sheeran — Live at Wembley Stadium” chronicles the pop star’s trio of sold-out performances at the historic concert venue in July. The shows drew 240,000 audience members in total, comprised of so-called Sheerios, his rabid fanbase.

The special will include footage from his duet with Elton John in addition to behind-the-scenes documentary footage and live versions of his smash singles “Thinking Out Loud” and “A-Team.”

“I can’t say that performing at Wembley Stadium was a ‘dream come true,’ because I honestly thought it was out of reach and didn’t think it was possible,” Sheeran said in a statement. “It really doesn’t get any bigger than Wembley in my mind, and it was an honor to join the select few that have headlined there. It’s definitely a personal milestone, and I’m so glad to share this special moment with all of my fans.”

Sheeran’s special might present a scheduling crisis for his teenage fans: It will air opposite Fox’s “Teen Choice Awards.”

“Ed Sheeran — Live at Wembley Stadium” will air Sunday, August 16, at 8 p.m. on NBC.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 1

Marketplace

    Leave a Reply

    1 Comment

    Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

    Connecting to %s

    1. saleh says:

      will the Sheeran’s special show footage from all the three nights?

    More Music News from Variety

    Loading