Ed Sheeran Announces UK October 2014 Headline Tour

06 Jan 2014
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Ed Sheeran Announces UK October 2014 Headline Tour

Ed Sheeran Announces UK October 2014 Headline Tour

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. His ever-growing stateside fan base has resulted in back-to-back, sold-out headlining tours of North America.  After hitting arenas and stadiums around the country as main support on Taylor Swift's North American RED Tour, Sheeran returned to New York City for a trio of sold-out headlining shows at the world-famous Madison Square Garden.  Hand-picked by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson, Sheeranwrote, produced, and recorded "I See Fire," an original song for the New Line Cinema/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures film "The Hobbit:  The Desolation of Smaug."  Sheeran capped off his amazing year with a pair of nominations for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards, including one for "Best New Artist''
 
Tour Dates are as follows:
 
October 2014
 
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 from all the usual outlets.




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