Ed Sheeran Autumn Tour Dates Announced!


Well, in the build up to the official video for ‘Drunk’ dropping, Ed has firtsly released his dates for his next massive UK tour…

So, here they are:

Sat, 13th Oct | London, HMV Hammersmith Apollo
Sat, 20th Oct | Newport, Newport Centre
Sun, 21st Oct | Bournemouth, BIC, Windsor Hall
Mon, 22nd Oct | Plymouth, Pavillion
Sun, 28th Oct | Birmingham, Ballroom
Wed, 31st Oct | Nottingham, Nottingham Arena
Thu, 1st Nov | Manchester, Apollo
Mon, 5th Nov | Doncaster, Doncaster Dome
Wed, 7th Nov | Hull, Hull Arena
Thu, 8th Nov | Blackpool, Empress Ballroom
Sat, 10th Nov | Newcastle, City Hall
Mon, 12th Nov | Edinburgh, Usher Hall
Wed, 14th Nov | Glasgow, Barrowlands

Tickets go on general sale on Friday, but there’ll be a pre-sale link on Wednesday – so make sure you’re all ready!

Oh, I’ll give you the pre-sale link, shall I?

Ed Sheeran Tour Ticket Pre-Sale Link

(It wont work yet, but come here again on Wednesday [at 9am] and the pre-sale link should work!)

MAKE SURE YOU”RE QUICK THOUGH!

Wretch 32 says Brit Nomination “wasn’t meant to be”


Wretch 32 has finally spoken out about the Brit Awards snub.

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Speaking to The Daily Star, Wretch said, “The Brits are such a big deal, it would have been huge to have been nominated. But after an hour of being angry, I just sat back and went, ‘Hey, it wasn’t mean to be.”

“It’s sad not to be nominated, but if you’re not in the running when everybody knows you should have been, then that’s cool. When you get massive love from supporters, none of the other stuff matters.” Then adding, “It may look like someone’s had overnight success, but that’s never the case. People don’t realise how hard it is to get here.”

This snub follows The MOBO Awards similar results, which saw Wretch 32 not win once! Which, from effectively a breakthrough artist, with 3 Top 5 Singles, in ‘Traktor‘ (ft, L), ‘Unorthodox’ (ft. Example), and the number 1, ‘Don’t Go‘ (ft. Josh Kumra). Plus with a debut album reaching number 5 in the album charts too? How can achievement like that be overlooked?

However, Wretch 32, again seemed fully humble in the way he’s handled the situation – focussing on the ‘massive love from supporters’. Which I think is the best way to go about it, just to keep doing what you were already doing. Show the consistency people may not think you have. I can’t wait for new music from Wretch, and I also can’t wait to see him live in the next couple months!
(Info via NME)

READ MY OTHER BRIT AWARD RELATED POSTS HERE:
Nominations and Predictions
Nomination Problems?

Ryan Keen – Winter Rain + New Website!


I would attempt to upload this somehow, but then I’d have two problems:

  1. I’d probably fail.
  2. It would mean you wouldn’t necessarily¬†sign up to Ryan Keen’s mail-list.

Which to be able to download this track for free, you have to do. Don’t consider it an order, but you really should do it! Not just because the track, ‘Winter Rain’, is brilliant, but because then you’ll automatically receive updates from one of the best singer/songwriters out there… Win win really.

Ryan’s EP, ‘Focus’, is ‘coming soon’ – just hope soon rather than later! But if this track is anything to go by, the EP will sound and feel superb!

If you get to see him supporting Ed, or at one of his ‘smaller’ gigs, then count yourself lucky!

(Oh, and there’s a video due soon, made by the people behind Rastamouse… Cannot wait for that!)

You can sign up to receive ‘Winter Rain’, and future updates on Ryan’s new site here:¬†http://www.ryankeen.co.uk/

As a sidenote: Ryan was my first ever interview, and was my first ever WordPress post. It feels like a year ago, but was actually only over a couple of months ago! Time’s gone quick! You can read the interview here!

Sheeran Update | ‘+’ Sales | US Supporting Slot!


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Just about to kick off another UK headline tour, Ed Sheeran has announced a couple of things before the opening gig in Aberdeen.

Firstly, ‘+’ has gone TRIPLE PLATINUM! – over 900,000 copies… Which is just incredible!

And also, for any American people reading, Ed’s been announced as the main support act for Snow Patrol’s US tour, from March 29th to May 18th! Book tickets here: Snow Patrol + Ed Sheeran | US Tour Tickets
(on sale from 13th/14th/15th January – depending on venue)

Oh, and lastly, even if you didn’t get tickets to this tour, you can still buy the official Sheeran merchandise here: Ed Sheeran | Store