Ed Sheeran lookalike mobbed at Ed Sheeran's Manchester gig

6/21/2022 8:26:00 PM

Ed Sheeran lookalike mobbed at Ed Sheeran's Manchester gig

Ed Sheeran lookalike mobbed at Ed Sheeran's Manchester gig

Wes Byrne was upgraded to the posh seats after being mobbed by Ed Sheeran's fans at one of his gigs.

Spot the difference: Wes Byrne and Ed SheeranAn Ed Sheeran lookalike was asked to move for his own safety at one of the singer's recent gigs after becoming mobbed by selfie-seeking fans.Wes Byrne, a binman from Oldham, was surrounded during the concert at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, resulting in the aisles being blocked.

The 30-year-old, who was delighted to be upgraded to executive seats, said he was often mistaken for the singer."I get asked for selfies a lot but I wasn't expecting that," he said."Once the first person asked for a selfie that was it, people were blocking the stairs and security said it was a fire risk."

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Poor bloke He must owe Sheeran 900k bbcnews shouldhavegonetospecsavers Short hand he’s also ginger and ugly. They all need glasses 🔍👓 Lookalike these people need drug testing if they are mobbing, apart from the same jacket!! Talking of drugs, weed fest aka Glastonbury starts tomorrow My garden fence looks more like Ed Sheeran than him.

Lookalike?! I look more like Ed than him. Let's get one thing clear. Ed Sheeran is a Wes Byrne lookalike 1. He looks nothing like him so how thick are these “fans” for mistaking him and 2. If Ed Sheeran is performing on stage how is it possible people think it’s him in the crowd 🤦🏻‍♂️ What is an Ed Sheeran?

Ed Sheeran makes history by becoming most played artist in two different yearsED Sheeran has made history by becoming the first musician to claim a double accolade in two different years. Sheeran, 31, was the most played artist of 2021 in the UK, and also had the year’s most… He did what?

All I see is another scruffy sod I heard a woman aggressively offered to sit on his face. She thought it was Ed. Cray cray. I've seen pygmy people from the deepest Congo who resemble Ed Sheeran more than him They basically have the same shirt and can’t be arsed washing their hair in the morning. Just shows how dim some folk are

The lookalike's better looking than the real one. Oof.

Ed Sheeran breaks record as he is named UK's most played artist againEd Sheeran was the most played artist of 2021 in the UK - and has also claimed the year’s most played single with Bad Habits. Metro needs to sort out its cookie settings page so we can object all “legitimate interest” options.

Ed Sheeran crowned UK's most-played artist of 2021 - and also wins accolade for most-played singleIt is the second time Sheeran has claimed both accolades in a single year, and the fourth time in five years he has been named the UK's most played artist. Love his music!!! We're half way through 2022..... He's a really nice down to earth young man as well.

Ed Sheeran makes history by becoming most played artist in two different yearsED Sheeran has made history by becoming the first musician to claim a double accolade in two different years. Sheeran, 31, was the most played artist of 2021 in the UK, and also had the year’s most… He did what?

Ed Sheeran breaks record as he is named UK's most played artist againEd Sheeran was the most played artist of 2021 in the UK - and has also claimed the year’s most played single with Bad Habits. Metro needs to sort out its cookie settings page so we can object all “legitimate interest” options.

Ed Sheeran crowned UK's most-played artist of 2021 - and also wins accolade for most-played singleIt is the second time Sheeran has claimed both accolades in a single year, and the fourth time in five years he has been named the UK's most played artist. Love his music!!! We're half way through 2022..... He's a really nice down to earth young man as well.

Image caption, Spot the difference: Wes Byrne and Ed Sheeran An Ed Sheeran lookalike was asked to move for his own safety at one of the singer's recent gigs after becoming mobbed by selfie-seeking fans.: 23:20, 19 Jun 2022 ED Sheeran has made history by becoming the first musician to claim a double accolade in two different years.Dua Lipa following the release of her chart-topping second album Future Nostalgia.Monday 20 June 2022 03:55, UK Why you can trust Sky News Ed Sheeran was the most-played artist of 2021 in the UK, and also claimed the year's most played single with Bad Habits.

Wes Byrne, a binman from Oldham, was surrounded during the concert at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, resulting in the aisles being blocked. The 30-year-old, who was delighted to be upgraded to executive seats, said he was often mistaken for the singer. 1 Ed Sheeran has made history by becoming the first musician to claim a double accolade in two different years Credit: Getty The pop superstar previously did the double in 2017 with the release of his album Divide and. "I get asked for selfies a lot but I wasn't expecting that," he said. His song Bad Habits was also the most listened to track of 2021, although it came out halfway through the year in June (Picture: Warner Music) The singer enjoyed similar success in 2017 with his album Divide and hit single Shape Of You (Picture: PA) The Weeknd’s Blinding Lights was the fourth most played track, demonstrating staying power having originally been released in November 2019. "Once the first person asked for a selfie that was it, people were blocking the stairs and security said it was a fire risk." Wes, who was at the concert with his sister Sammy and eight-year-old nephew AJ, said he was "buzzing" when they were moved to the VIP area. Advertisement The most played tracks of 2021 1.

"Most people knew I was a lookalike, but they just wanted a picture with me, although I do think a few kids thought I was the real Ed, but I wasn't going to ruin it for them. Little Mix, who recently went on hiatus, claimed fourth place after consistently appearing in the top 10 for the past five years." 'Just rolling with it' It was not the first time Wes has been mistaken for the singer. When Sheeran was first breaking into the music scene, Wes said he once had to show his passport to a convince a drunk music fan on a night out he was not him. "At first I didn't even know who they meant because Ed wasn't famous then, but people were insisting I was this guy," Wes recalled. ‘His chart-topping success over the last five years is a testament to not only the quality of his output but also the strength of UK music at a time when the global music landscape is more competitive than ever. After being stopped "almost every day" for selfies in 2018, he was approached by a lookalike agency and gained work as a Sheeran double in a 2019 Heinz advert. Higher Power – Coldplay 6.

"I stood in for him for all the back-of-the-head and side shots," he said. "I got to meet him too which was brilliant. ‘Both the performers on a recording and the recording rightsholders benefit from these royalties, providing an important revenue stream for many in the music industry, from household names to those just starting out." Wes said he would continue to do lookalike work in addition to his job as a binman for "as long as it lasts" and said "anything I get goes towards the mortgage. "As long as he is famous and people are asking me for selfies I'll just go along with it. I don't worry about it, I'm just rolling with it. By Your Side – Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan 3. Bed – Joel Corry, Raye and David Guetta Tom Grennan crowned a breakout year by claiming both the second and third most-played tracks of 2021, with By Your Side with Calvin Harris and Little Bit Of Love respectively.

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