Three-time Grammy nominated artist Ed Sheeran will play a one-of-a-kind show on Ellis Island National Monument, presented by CBS Radio, on Friday, 6/13. Sheeran has been staging “Multiply Days” – consisting of a number of ever-growing, intimate performances in a single day – around the globe in anticipation of his new album, x (pronounced ‘multiply’). “Ed On Ellis” will be the largest in a series of shows during the U.S. installment of “Multiply Day” in New York City.
Fans attending “Ed On Ellis” will be treated to sweeping views of the New York skyline and Lady Liberty while listening to Sheeran play a variety of hits new and old, 10 days before the release of his new album x, which arrives 6/23 and is preceded by chart-topping lead single “Sing.”
The only way to see Sheeran play live in the memorable and historic setting is to win tickets from one of dozens of CBS Radio stations nationwide or by visiting Radio.com. Sheeran announced his Ellis Island gig and tips for visiting the Big Apple this morning on Fresh 102.7 (WWFS-FM) NYC.
Blending soulful vocals with organic folk introspection and irresistible hip-hop hooks, Atlantic recording artist Sheeran is a genuine global phenomenon. The 23-year old British singer/songwriter’s masterful debut album, +, is a multiplatinum success worldwide and spawned hits including “Lego House” and “The A Team,” which garnered double platinum success and a Grammy nod for “Song of the Year” in the U.S. Last fall, Sheeran capped a non-stop touring schedule with three sold out headlining shows at Madison Square Garden. x, which finds Sheeran collaborating with a stellar list of producers, recently rocketed to the No. 1 spot on the iTunes Store’s overall “Top Albums” chart, mere hours after becoming available for pre-order.