The singer-songwriter will play 13 shows across the UK towards the end of the year in support of his debut album +.
The gigs will begin at London's Hammersmith Apollo on October 15 and conclude at Glasgow's Barrowlands on November 14.
Sheeran is nominated for four Brit Awards at this year's ceremony including 'Best Album', 'Best Male', 'Best Breakthrough' and 'Best British Single'.
The star will also release a collection of new music as part of his free EP The Slumdon Bridge, which is expected to be available to download from tomorrow (January 24).
Ed Sheeran's 2012 UK tour dates are as follows:
- October 15 - London, Hammersmith Apollo
- October 20 - Newport, Newport Centre
- October 21 - Bournemouth, BIC
- October 28 - Plymouth, Pavilion
- November 1 - Manchester, Apollo
- November 5 - Doncaster, Doncaster Dome
- November 7 - Hull, Hull Arena
- November 8 - Blackpool, Empress Ballroom
- November 10 - Newcastle, City Hall
- November 12 - Edinburgh, Usher Hall
- November 14 - Glasgow, Barrowlands
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