Singer Shekhinah was announced as the second support act for Ed Sheeran's concert Cape Town and Johannesburg starting this weekend.
According to Channel24, Ed Sheeran announced via a statement to the press on Thursday that Shekhinah will join him along with Passenger as the support act for his first-ever SA tour this March.
Shekhinah released her debut album titled Rose Gold in 2017 and lead with her single, Suited. Her album reached platinum status and received 6 SAMA nominations . She won three of those for Album of the Year, Best Female Artist and Best Newcomer 2018. She was also nominated for an MTV EMA for Best African Act.
After the success of her singles, Suited, Please Mr and Different, Shekhinah was announced as one of the highest streamed acts in the country. She was also named on Forbes Africa 30 under 30.
News of her performance in the Ed Sheeran concert went viral on social media. Check out the post below.
Ed Sheeran's SA tour kicks off today, 23 and tomorrow 24 March in Johannesburg's FNB Stadium and then at the Cape Ton Stadium on 27 and 28 March.
On Thursday Big Concerts also tweeted that extra tickets were made available for both the Johannesburg shows as well as the 28 March show in Cape Town.
Yesterday Briefly.co.za reported that Big Concerts reassured South Africans that the Ed Sheeran concert this weekend will not be affected by the rolling black-outs caused by Eskom's load-shedding.
Speaking to TshisaLIVE, Justin van Wyk of Big Concerts said that back-up generators would guarantee that the show goes on. He added that their shows did not rely on Eskom's supply and they have their own back-up power supply.
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