added: 6 Jan 2014 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling, Madison Square Garden conquering singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has announced his return to the UK/Ireland for his first headline tour since Autumn 2012.
Says Sheeran: '' I can't wait to tour this new record; it's been a long time coming. Looking forward to touring the UK and Ireland once again!''
Masterfully blending soulful vocals with organic folk introspection and irresistible hip-hop hooks, Ed Sheeran has enjoyed a meteoric rise. The 22-year old's debut '+' entered the U.K. Album Chart at #1 with the highest opening week figures for a debut male solo artist ever and is now certified 6x platinum. The singer/songwriter is also a two-time BRIT Award winner (Best Male Artist, Best Breakthrough Artist), recipient of an Ivor Novello Award for 'Best Song Musically and Lyrically' for The A Team and has gone on to become a genuine global phenomenon.
'+' has enjoyed multi-platinum, platinum, and gold sales in different countries, including the U.S. where his international smash 'The A-Team' has been certified 2x-platinum and received a prestigious 'Song Of The Year' GRAMMY nomination.
Tour Dates are as follows:
Mon 6th: DUBLIN 02 Arena
Wed 8th: BELFAST Odyssey Arena
Sat 11th: LEEDS First Direct Arena
Sun 12th: LONDON The O2
Mon 13th: LONDON The O2
Sun 19th: BIRMINGHAM LG Arena
Mon 20th: BIRMINGHAM LG Arena
Thurs 23rd: NOTTINGHAM Capital FM Arena
Sat 25th: NEWCASTLE Metro Radio Arena
Mon 27th: MANCHESTER Phones 4U Arena
Tues 28th: MANCHESTER Phones 4U Arena
Thurs 30th: GLASGOW SSE Hydro Arena
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday January 10th and will be available