SINGER Ed Sheeran has announced a UK tour with a date penciled in for Glasgow's Hydro in the autumn.

The Grammy-nominated star will play venue on Thursday,  October 30, as part of his first headline tour since 2012.

The A-Team singer said: "I can't wait to tour this new record, it's been a long time coming. Looking forward to touring the UK and Ireland once again!''

Sheeran has spent much of the last year touring the North America as a support act on country star Taylor Swift's RED tour.

Tickets for the show at The SSE Hydro will go on sale at 9am on Friday, January 10, priced £35.75.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting, or calling 0844 395 4000.