Harry Styles surprised tears at the final show of his month-long roster at New York’s Madison Square Garden on September 21 with a permanent banner hanging from the rafters to celebrate his achievement.
A visibly emotional Styles was joined during the encore by CBS host Gayle King to present the singer with the banner, which will become a permanent fixture at the iconic venue to mark his impressive string of sold-out events. The Love On Tour shows began August 20 with some breaks to allow Styles to attend the Venice Film Festival to perform for his upcoming film Don’t Worry Darling and the Toronto International Film Festival for My Policeman. to advertise. Premiere.
Styles’ banner joins those of Billy Joel and Phish, also immortalized in the garden’s rafters. “We think you’re walking joy, walking happiness,” King told Styles as she took to the stage wearing a feather boa, the accessory presented to viewers in celebration of the final show. The styles soared in the big moment as the 20,000-strong crowd screamed and cheered. As he thanked the crowd, Styles watched the banner rise to the roof and was later given a tissue to wipe his tears.
James Dolan, Executive Chairman and CEO of MSG Entertainment, said in a statement, “To have sold out 15 consecutive nights at Madison Square Garden is a massive achievement and reinforces Harry Styles as one of the most influential artists of his generation. It’s a testament to Harry and his fans that a banner celebrating this remarkable achievement will hang from the rafters alongside some of history’s most legendary artists and athletes.”
Styles’ girlfriend, Olivia Wilde, was also spotted by fans dancing and jumping with friends to “Music For a Sushi Restaurant,” wearing a white maxi dress and a matching white feather boa. King left the star to end his show by simply saying, “We don’t want to say goodnight to you, Harry!”
Watch the emotional video below.
— MSG (@TheGarden) 09/22/2022