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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.

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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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Another award for singer Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran has been named the most played artist in 2015 Credit: Press Association

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran is going to have to make some more space in his already packed trophy cabinet.

Music licensing company PPL named the singer as the most-played artist in in 2015.

The Framlingham star topped the list - after featuring at number three in the same chart last year.

He beat Taylor Swift and Essex's Olly Murs to the top spot.

Ed Sheeran 'taking a break' from social media

Ed Sheeran is leaving social media. Credit: PA

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has announced he is "taking a break" from social media.

Despite having 16 million Twitter and 5.5 million Instagram followers, the star from Framlingham says he is seeing the world through a screen and not his eyes.

Writing on Instagram, he explained he is "taking the opportunity of not having to be anywhere... to travel the world".

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