Ed Sheeran simply turned the primary artist to cross the 100 million followers mark on Spotify and all he obtained was a awful t-shirt. Okay, it wasn’t awful, it was truly fairly candy. The singer revealed the large information on Tuesday (July 27) through a video by which he reveals off the celebratory tee marking the milestone, which reads, “ASK ME ABOUT MY 100 MILLION SPOTIFY FOLLOWERS.”
“Completely psychological,” Sheeran captioned the 43-second video, by which he waders round backstage at one in every of his reveals to see if anybody notices the landmark message. “So I simply hit 100 million followers on Spotify and Spotify has despatched me this T-shirt. So I’m going to stroll across the stadium and ask folks to ask me about my 100 million followers,” Sheeran says with a smile within the selfie video by which he units out searching for anybody who cares.
“As a result of they’re all going to be so excited for me!” he says enthusiastically.
Ed walks as much as a collection of tour staffers and factors to his shirt ready for his or her elated response, solely to be met with the sort of bored, jaded seems to be that one would fairly anticipate from a highway crew grinding away to arrange the stadium present. “No matter,” croaks a non-plussed gentleman named Mark. To be honest, no one cares.
No one, that’s, besides Ed’s opening act, Maisie Peters, who provides him the sort of enthusiastic reward he was searching for. “Nicely executed, Ed Sheeran!” she says earlier than giving him a candy hug.
The 100 million mark places Sheeran forward of a variety of different distinguished stars, together with Ariana Grande (81.7 million), Billie Eilish (66.3 million), Drake (65.5 million) and Justin Bieber (63.6 million). Sheeran’s subsequent scheduled tour date is on Friday (July 29) on the Stade De France in Paris.
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— Ed Sheeran HQ (@edsheeran) July 26, 2022