Ed Sheeran Smashes Record For Most Money Made On Tour In A Single Year

Ed Sheeran has broken the all-time record for the most cash made from a tour in a single year, raking first with a whopping sum of £342Million in the year 2018. The 27-year-old earned £937k per day and his ‘Divide’ tour sold 4.9million tickets to beat American singer, Taylor Swift, who earned a total of £244million from her Reputation tour.

The Carters, Jay-Z and Beyonce came third as they took home £201m for their On The Run II stadium tours after selling a total of 2.2m tickets.

Check out the top ten most lucrative tours of 2018

1. Ed Sheeran £342m – 4.9m tickets sold

2. Taylor Swift £244m – 2.9m tickets sold

3. Jay-Z and Beyonce £201m – 2.2m tickets sold

4. P!nk £134m – 1.29m tickets sold

5. Bruno Mars £132m – 1.29m tickets sold

6. The Eagles £131m – 964k tickets sold

7 Justin Timberlake £119m – 1.19m tickets sold

8 Roger Waters £104m – 1.5m tickets sold

9 U2 £100m – 927,034 tickets sold

10 The Rolling Stones £92m – 751k tickets sold