The 25-year-old has recently been on a hiatus, but today posted a short video message on his Twitter and Instagram accounts simply saying "New music coming Friday".

Ed then put the piece of paper in his mouth before dropping it to the floor.

Ed Sheeran first rose to fame with "The A Team" in 2011.

"That's it Ed Sheeran has new music coming out Friday- 2017 it's off to an incredible start", said another.

With a two and a half year break, Ed has a lot of things to come back to, and we desperately need his new album.

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The Entertainment Weekly reported that Sheeran wanted to do something else aside from making music for the people; perhaps exploring and travelling the world. 2017, I love you already.

Despite knowing just how many days to count down until the album drops, there still isn't a lot that's confirmed about Sheeran's newest musical offering.

Isn't 2017 just off to a great start?

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran was one of the nation's most downloaded artists in 2016 - despite taking a year off from music. Better be updated about this especially that it's coming this week! It might not be music for his own album, but Ed Sheeran joined forces with the UK's biggest TV show to write the winner's single!

The singer uploaded a silent video on Twitter on New Year's Day to update his fans about his upcoming work.