Ed Sheeran summer tour to stop in 10 Canadian cities

Ed Sheeran, pictured on Feb. 8, 2015. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

TORONTO — British pop singer Ed Sheeran announced Monday he is bringing his summer concert tour to 10 Canadian cities.

The 23-year-old, who performed his hit single “Thinking Out Loud” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, is kicking off a tour of the U.S. and Canada on May 2 with a performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

Sheeran is scheduled to play Montreal’s Bell Centre on June 2, Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre on June 3, London’s Budweiser Gardens on June 5, Toronto’s Air Canada Centre on June 6, Winnipeg’s MTS Centre on June 12, Regina’s Brandt Centre on June 13, Edmonton’s Rexall Place on June 14, Saskatoon’s SaskTel Centre on June 16, Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome on June 17 and Vancouver’s Rogers Arena on June 19.

Tickets go on sale Feb. 20.

Sheeran went home empty-handed from the Grammys, where he was nominated for Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Song Written for Visual Media (for “I See Fire” from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.)

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He is up for four BRIT Awards this year, including Male Solo Artist, Single and Album of the Year.