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EDDING HOME: Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran to play gigs in home county

He's coming home - Ed to play in Ipswich Credit: Ed Sheeran

He's coming home, he's coming home, he's coming - Ed is coming home...(repeat until fade).

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has announced that he'll be playing two gigs in Ipswich next year.

They'll be the final legs of a 23 date European tour. The tour itself starts in Lyon . in France next May.

The singer revealed he'll be playing at Chantry Park next August.

Tickets for the gigs will go on sale next Thursday

Ed Sheeran applies for permission to build chapel

Ed Sheeran Credit: PA

Ed Sheeran has applied for permission to build a private chapel on his estate in Framlingham.

The Suffolk singer announced his engagement to Cherry Seaborn in January.

A decision on the proposed Saxon style chapel is expected in April.

The application states there is a need for the chapel as "it is every person's right to be able to have a place of retreat for contemplation and prayer, for religious observance, celebration of key life and family milestones, marriages, christenings and so forth".

Ed Sheeran named world's best selling music artist of 2017

Ed Sheeran has been named the world's best selling music artist of 2017 and is also the only artist from the UK in the top ten.

Ed Sheeran has been named the world's best selling music artist Credit: PA

The singer who was raised in Suffolk had a hugely successful 2017 which saw the lead single from his album, Shape Of You, spend 14 non-consecutive weeks at Number 1. He topped the charts in a further 42 countries.

Sheeran topped the charts in 42 countries in 2017 Credit: PA

The album ÷ went on to sell 2.7 million copies with 672,000 of them coming in the first week.

  • The Top 10 Global Recording Artists of 2017
  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Drake
  3. Taylor Swift
  4. Kendrick Lamar
  5. Eminem
  6. Bruno Mars
  7. The Weeknd
  8. Imagine Dragons
  9. Linkin Park
  10. The Chainsmokers
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