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Highlights from Ed Sheeran’s concert in Manila

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Highlights from Ed Sheeran’s concert in Manila
‘This is honestly, hands on my heart, the best reception I've ever received,’ says Ed, according to tweets
HAND ON HIS HEART. Manila 'found love' with Ed Sheeran as he serenades fans at the MOA Arena on March 12. Photo courtesy of MMI Live

MANILA, Philippines – British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran had audience members on their feet at his sold-out concert at the Mall of Asia Arena on Thursday, March 12.  

Ed played songs from his recent album X (Multiply), but also revisited some of his older hits like “Give Me Love” and “Lego House,” from his first album, + (Plus).  

Here’s a snippet of “Thinking Out Loud,” the slow-dance anthem which had Ed learning ballroom dancing for the music video:


According to tweets, at one point during the concert, Ed commented on the energy of the crowd, saying, “This is honestly, hands on my heart, the best reception I’ve ever received.”

But Ed, known for his covers, also performed his own version of Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”:


He also surprised fans with a performance of “All of the Stars,” from the film soundtrack of The Fault in Our Stars. Naturally, the whole arena shut off all the lights and lights from fans’ cellular phones “shone like stars”:

Ed Sheeran then posted a photo of the concert crowd, and fans were seen holding signs: 

Did you enjoy Ed Sheeran’s concert in Manila? Sound off in the comments! –

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