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Ed Sheeran given own emoji to celebrate Brits appearance

Ed Sheeran will perform at this year's Brits. Credit: PA

Suffolk's Ed Sheeran has announced that he will play at this year's Brit Awards.

It will be the third time that the 25-year-old from Framlingham has played at the star-studded event.

Sheeran announced the news on Twitter, and also revealed that he now has his own emoji!

Ed has now got his own emoji. Credit: Ed Sheeran/Twitter

Robbie Williams, Bruno Mars, Little Mix, Skepta, The 1975 and Emeli Sandé are also due to take to the stage on February 22, with the ceremony being shown live on ITV.


Ed Sheeran releases video for single 'Shape of You'

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has released the video for his chart-topping single 'Shape of You'.

It features the star taking part in a wrestling match - dressed in an inflatable sumo suit.

Sheeran recently returned to music following a year-long hiatus, and he currently holds both the number one and number two spots in the Official Singles Chart.

He described his other single, 'Castle on a Hill', as a "love song for Suffolk". The video was filmed in his hometown of Framlingham.

He recently revealed announced the dates for his upcoming world tour, which will include 14 dates in Britain and Ireland.

Ed Sheeran reveals release date for new album

Ed Sheeran's album will be released on March 3 Credit: PA

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has revealed the release date for his new album.

The 25-year-old announced the news on Twitter and Instagram today, telling fans 'Divide' will be out on March 3.

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Ed is expected to make history tomorrow, by becoming the first artist to have two brand new singles occupy both the number one and numbers two spots in the Official Singles Chart.


Ed Sheeran announces new music on social media

Ed Sheeran will release new music on Friday. Credit: Ed Sheeran/Twitter

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has announced on social media that he'll be releasing a new single later this week.

The 25-year-old has recently been on a hiatus, but today posted a short video message on his Twitter and Instagram accounts simply saying 'New music coming Friday'.

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The post has already been retweeted more than 126,000 times, with fans clearly excited about Sheeran's comeback.

Drum Roll please: Ed's kit makes hundreds for charity

Ed Sheeran signing his drum kit Credit: EACH

A drum kit owned by Suffolk music star Ed Sheeran has raised hundreds of pounds in an online auction.

The star owned the kit when he was a teenager. It was offered as part of the Ultimate Charity Auction in partnership with East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) with all proceeds from the lot going towards the charity’s nook appeal.

The auction ended on Sunday, and the kit raised £2,650.

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