Sheeran scores with fan service

Ed Sheeran performing at the National Stadium last Friday.
Ed Sheeran performing at the National Stadium last Friday.PHOTO: ALOYSIUS LIM

English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran sweeps 51,000-strong audience off their feet with his fine voice, guitars and greatest hits

Say what you will about British folk-pop star Ed Sheeran, but as he showed at his National Stadium concert, the man is a perennial crowd pleaser.

From filling up the two-hour set with a greatest hits set list to donning the red Singapore national football team jersey, the 28-year-old's return show here was almost entirely one big fan service.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 29, 2019, with the headline 'Sheeran scores with fan service'. Print Edition | Subscribe