English singer and songwriter, Ed Sheeran is set to perform a special gig at the TikTok UEFA EURO 2020 Show on Friday June 25th, 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 9pm BT/4pm ET/1pm PT on Friday June 25th and will be free to view globally via Ed’s TikTok channel. The show will be available to view again on June 26th and July 9th for global audiences that missed the first performance.
He’s brought in sporting icon David Beckham to help him unveil the big news.
The TikTok UEFA EURO 2020 Show is a celebration of music and soccer, and marks TikTok’s partnership with UEFA as the home for soccer 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 June 25th.”
Paul Hourican Head of Music Operations UK at TikTok added: “We are honored 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 TikTok gears up for the Euros, the app will 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 tournament.