British musician Ed Sheeran to start Asian tour with Taipei concert

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(Picture downloaded from Ed Sheeran's Facebook page)

(Picture downloaded from Ed Sheeran's Facebook page)

Taipei, May 11 (CNA) Award-winning British singer Ed Sheeran will perform in Taiwan in October at the start his Asian tour, the promoters said earlier this week.

The 26-year-old will stage his first Taiwan concert on Oct. 22 in Taipei, the Asia Entertainment Group said, adding that ticketing information will be announced on June 8.

After the Taipei concert, Sheeran is scheduled to perform in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and other Asian countries, the promoters said.

Sheeran is a singer-songwriter who has released three studio albums.

He has won a string of musical awards, including two Grammy awards last year for "Thinking Out Loud," which was named Song of the Year and also won him best pop solo performance.

He has also won the Best British Male Solo Artist title twice at the BRIT Awards.

His latest hit, "Shape of You," was released earlier this year.

(By Elaine Hou and Sabine Cheng)

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