Ed Sheeran has today (May 23) announced his No.6 collaborations project, set for release on July 12 via Asylum/Atlantic. The news comes on the back of Sheeran confirming the release of Cross Me – a new single featuring Chance The Rapper and PNB Rock which will be made available on May 24.
While Sheeran has unveiled the tracklisting, the collaborations are currently being kept under wraps. The album will, however, feature I Don’t Care, his collaboration with Justin Bieber, which is currently sitting atop the singles charts with weekly sales of (58,687 sales).
Speaking about the release, Ed Sheeran said: “Before I was signed in 2011, I made an EP called No.5 Collaborations Project. Since then, I’ve always wanted to do another, so I started No.6 on my laptop when I was on tour last year. I’m a huge fan of all the artists I’ve collaborated with and it’s been a lot of fun to make. No.6 Collaborations Project will be out everywhere on 12 July. It’s available to pre-order from midnight tonight local time and my song with Chance the Rapper and PNB Rock will be out everywhere at the same time x”
You can see the full tracklist below:
South Of The Border
Take Me Back To London
Best Part Of Me
I Don’t Care
Remember The Name
Put it All On Me
Nothing On You
I Don’t Want Your Money
Way To Break My Heart
An official press release stated: “Stay tuned for further announcements.”
Last month, Sheeran confirmed he will play a one-off show at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London on July 14. The intimate gig is in aid of West End education charity the Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust, and will be the first in a new series of Live at the Haymarket events.
Last year, Ed Sheeran's ÷ world tour set the all-time touring record for a calendar year after grossing $432 million (£341m) in 2018 alone.
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