Ed Sheeran is set to perform a special gig at the TikTok UEFA EURO 2020 Show on Saturday 26 June, featuring the very first performance of Ed’s new single, as well as a number of classic tracks for his global fans.
This special gig will be live streamed from Ed's home ground of Portman Road, Ipswich Town at 6am AEST / 8am NZT on Saturday 26 June and will be free to view globally via Ed's TikTok channel (@edsheeran). The show will be available to view again on 26th June (7pm AEST / 9pm NZT) and 27th June (10am AEST / Midday NZT) for global audiences that missed the first performance.
He's brought in sporting icon David Beckham (@davidbeckham) to help him unveil the big news - check out the announcement film here on Ed's TikTok channel @edsheeran.
The TikTok UEFA EURO 2020 Show is a celebration of music and football, and marks TikTok’s partnership with UEFA as the home for football fans during the tournament.
Announcing the gig Ed Sheeran said: “Can’t wait to perform at TikTok’s UEFA EURO 2020 show live from Portman Road. It’s a place I love and I’m looking forward to performing some fan faves as well as my new track for the first time! See you on the 26th June.”
Paul Hourican Head of Music Operations UK at TikTok added: "We are honoured to play host to Ed Sheeran for this very special gig during the UEFA European Championships. He is one of the greatest pop stars of his generation, a truly groundbreaking live performer and I know this moment is going to be truly special for the global TikTok community."
TikTok is a Global Sponsor of UEFA EURO 2020 and is the first digital entertainment platform to sponsor a major international tournament for UEFA. As we all gear up for the Euros, we'll be launching a number of hashtag challenges, playlists, AR effects and special LIVEs on the official @euro2020 account to get people ready for the much-awaited summer of football.
Disclaimer: TikTok's UEFA EURO 2020 Show is a virtual performance accessed only via TikTok, there wont be a live audience and tickets cannot be purchased.