Give Me Love hitmaker Ed Sheeran will be treating fans to a series of surprise gigs on Monday May 5th to promote his new album x.

The 23-year-old star will perform in Dublin, Ipswich and London in yet-to-be-named venues early next week.

Ed will be playing material from his upcoming album which will be released on June 20th.

The Dublin gig will be streamed live from 9:30pm on his official website www.edsheeran.com/MultipyEd.

Fans can also join in the fun using the hashtag #MultiplyEd on Twitter.