Ed Sheeran says he is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19, BBC News reported.
The chart-topping musician said in a post on his Instagram page that he would continue to give planned interviews and performances from home.
Sheeran, who lives near Framlingham in Suffolk, UK, said: "Apologies to anyone I've let down, be safe everyone x."
In his post, Sheeran said: "Hey guys, quick note to tell you that I've sadly tested positive for Covid, so I'm now self-isolating and following government guidelines.
"It means that I'm now unable to plough ahead with any in-person commitments for, so I'll be doing as many of my planned interviews/performances I can from my house."
His new album, titled =, is due to be released on Friday.
As part of the promotion, Sheeran was due to join Apple Music's Zane Lowe next week to play songs from his album and take questions from fans.
Last week it was announced Sheeran would read a CBeebies Bedtime story, telling a story about a boy who has a stutter.
Photo: Getty Images
16:07, December 5Tens of thousands of people signed petition to ban Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith from interviewing
13:03, December 550Cent apologizes to Madonna for bullying on social networks
12:12, December 5Did you know? ‘’ Saw II": 11 interesting facts about the film
11:11, December 5Billie Eilish radically changed her image (PHOTOS)
10:14, December 5Alec Baldwin touchingly addressed his wife
14:08, December 4Ed Sheeran, Elton John release ‘Merry Christmas’ music video (VIDEO)
13:13, December 4I went to premiere: This is it, the real sequel - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (NO SPOILERS)
11:13, December 4George Clooney reveals he turned down $35m for a single day's filming
10:14, December 4Rihanna comments on pregnancy rumors
16:18, December 3'Venom: Let There Be Carnage' facing troubles in China
12:51, December 3Artsakh film director’s movie becomes winner at Cannes Film Festival
12:12, December 3"Spider-Man: No Way Home." Are you ready to pay 25 thousand dollars for a ticket?