Ed Sheeran has announced a series of worldwide tour dates, including two shows at Manchester Arena in April.

The touring news comes straight off the back of a phenomenal few weeks for 25-year-old Ed Sheeran. Kicking-off music in 2017 and delivering the biggest musical comeback in recent years, Ed’s dual singles Shape Of You and Castle On The Hill have taken the globe by storm, hitting the #1 and #2 spots across the charts worldwide while seeing the Suffolk native break a magnitude of records along the way.

News of the tour comes ahead of the release of his third album ÷ (divide) which is due for release on 3 March.

The full UK and Ireland tour listing:
12 April   –   Dublin, 3Arena
13 April   –   Dublin, 3Arena
16 April   –   Glasgow, SSE Hydro
17 April   –   Glasgow, SSE Hydro
19 April   –   Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
20 April   –   Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
22 April   –   Manchester, Manchester Arena
23 April   –   Manchester, Manchester Arena
25 April   –   Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena
26 April   –   Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena
28 April   –   Birmingham, Barclaycard Arena
29 April   –   Birmingham, Barclaycard Arena
1 May   –   London, O2
2 May   –   London, O2

Tickets for Ed Sheeran performing at Manchester Arena on 22 and 23 April 2017 go on sale at 10am on Thursday 2 February.