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Ed Sheeran has booked his first-ever headlining tour in the U.S.  The British singer-songwriter has announced new dates across North America, on the heels of the release of his single, "Sing" and an appearance on "Saturday Night Live." 

The trek is set to kick off in Seattle on August 22nd and will hit arenas in cities like Glendale, Philadelphia, Boston, Nashville and Chicago before wrapping up in Toronto on September 18th.  It marks his first major visit back to the U.S. since traveling with Taylor Swift on her "Red" tour last year. 

The dates will follow the release of Ed's sophomore album Multiply, which drops on June 23rd. 

Meantime, the singer-songwriter also may have let it slip to TMZ that he has a collaboration in the works with rapper Rick Ross. 

Ed Sheeran 2014 U.S. Tour Dates: 

Aug. 22 - Seattle, WA - Wamu Theater 
Aug. 23 - Vancouver, BC - Ambleside Live 
Aug. 29 - Las Vegas, NV - The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan 
Aug. 30 - Las Vegas, NV - The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan 
Aug. 31 - Glendale, AZ - Arena 
Sept. 2 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center 
Sept. 4 - Cleveland, OH - Wolstein Center 
Sept. 8 - Philadelphia, PA  - Wells Fargo Center 
Sept. 9 - Boston, MA  - Xfinity Center 
Sept. 11 - Charlotte, NC  - Time Warner Cable Arena 
Sept. 12  - Atlanta, GA  - The Arena at Gwinnett Center 
Sept. 13 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena 
Sept. 15 - Minneapolis, MN  - Target Center 
Sept. 16 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena 
Sept. 18 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre 

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