NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Ed Sheeran performs in concert at Madison Square Garden on October 29, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
Ed Sheeran
is ready to take center stage.

The “A Team” singer will headline his first headlining arena tour across North America this summer, coinciding with the release of his new LP, “x,” which is pronounced “multiply.”

Last week, Sheeran released his Pharrell-produced single “Sing,” a track inspired by Justin Timberlake that marks a departure for the introspective young singer.

During his musical guest stint on “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend, he previewed another track from the record titled “Don’t,” which again has the performer shaking up his sound.

“x” will bow on June 23, with the tour gearing up two months later on August 22 in Seattle, hitting Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Boston, Charlotte and Nashville along the way.

Sheeran previously toured in support of Taylor Swift on her Red Tour.

Check out the full list of upcoming tour dates here and weigh in on Ed’s evolving sound in the comments section below!

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