Last year was a banner year for Ed Sheeran in his native Britain, and he's hoping to replicate that success in the U.S. in 2012. He'll get his first major opportunity at cracking the U.S. market by headlining the VH1 You Oughta Know Tour this fall.

The singer's debut disc '+' will arrived stateside this month, giving North American crowds a chance to fully digest the disc before he makes his first major inroads to the U.S. touring circuit. The trek begins September 19 in Boston and will hit some of the top markets in the country.

Overseas, Sheeran has made his presence known. Earlier this year he won the Brit awards for British Breakthrough Act and British Solo Male Artist. Meanwhile, the Ivor Novello Awards bestowed Sheeran with the Best Song Musically and Lyrically songwriting honor for 'The A Team.'

Ed Sheeran  2012 Tour Dates:

6/11 - New York, N.Y. | Bowery Ballroom
6/12 - Brooklyn, N.Y. | Music Hall of Williamsburg
9/17 - Toronto, Ontario | Kool Haus
9/18 - Montreal, Quebec | Olympia de Montreal
9/19 - Boston, Mass. | House of Blues
9/21 - New York, N.Y. | Terminal 5
9/22 - Washington, D.C. | 9:30 Club
9/23 - Philadelphia, Pa. | Theatre of the Living Arts
9/25 - Chicago, Ill. | Riviera Theatre
9/26 - Minneapolis, Minn. | State Theatre
9/28 - Denver, Colo. | Bluebird Theatre
10/1 - Los Angeles, Calif. | Wiltern
10/2 - San Diego, Calif. | House of Blues
10/4 - Vancouver, British Columbia | Commodore Ballroom
10/5 - Portland, Ore. | Wonder Ballroom
10/6 - Seattle, Wash. | Showbox SoDo

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