Ed Sheeran promises live shows in Belfast in 2017

Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran has revealed he's planning to play Belfast in 2017.

Speaking to Cool FM the pop star promised: "There will definitely be live shows in Belfast this year".

He added: "Thank you to everyone listening in Northern Ireland it's such a beautiful country."

Speaking on John Kearns' Drive, the Shape of You singer revealed his family ties to Belfast: ""Do you know my Dad's Dad was from Belfast? So there is a bit of that in me."

Last summer Sheeran, who has collaborated with Bangor artist Foy Vance, delivered a surprise performance at a wedding at the Beech Hill Country House Hotel. Guests were treated to ‘The A-Team’ of headline acts when he joined Snow Patrol to perform live for the bride and groom Brid McDaid and Sandy Statham first dance

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