Apple Music Live returns for new season with special performance by Ed Sheeran
Apple has announced that Apple Music Live — the live performance series that sees world-famous artists perform exclusively for Apple Music subscribers — will return for its second season on May 10, kicking off with an exclusive performance by award-winning global superstar Ed Sheeranwho will showcase his brand-new album, – (pronounced “subtract”), in full for the first time alongside a 12-piece band.
Sheeran’s Apple Music Live performance will debut on Wednesday, May 10. For the first time, the performance — and all future Apple Music Live performances — will also be available to stream on Apple TV+.
The star-studded inaugural season of Apple Music Live kicked off in May 2022 with an exclusive livestream of Harry Styles’s One Night Only in New York performance to celebrate the release of his acclaimed album Harry’s House.
Additional standouts included Billie Eilish’s Live at the O2 performance.
Sheeran is one of the top performing artists of all time on Apple Music, with more than 9.5 billion plays globally and 240 million Shazam tags. His smash 2017 single “Shape of You” is the most streamed song of all time on Apple Music, with more than 930 million plays worldwide.