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About Ed Sheeran

Last update: February, 2017

Edward Christopher Sheeran, known by his stage name Ed Sheeran, born in England in 1991. He is a famous singer and songwriter who plays pop genres like rock, folk, hip hop, acoustic and indie. Since 2005, the famous singer Sheeran launched up to six EP as an independent artist, but definitely rose to fame when he signed a record deal with Atlantic Records. In 2011 he released his first single Music The A team and was a worldwide hit which sold over a million copies. So far, the British singer has two studio albums taken in 2011 and 2014 and titled + with more than 4 million sales globally and x with 7 million. Both discs have the prestigious Ed Sheeran Platino and Gold certifications in different countries.

Ed Sheeran ’s first musical single The A team, won a place in the top 10 of countries like Australia, UK, Netherlands, New Zealand and Ireland. His next two singles, you need me, I dont need you and Lego house, gave him the recognition as one of the famous singers in the world. His debut album +, sold over 100,000 units in the UK in just one week, to become the ninth best-selling country album in 2011. The artist increased international recognition when he collaborated with famous singers Taylor Swift and One Direction in songs Little Things and Everything has changed, respectively, in addition for being the opening act of the Red Tour of the famous singer.

The first nomination of Ed Sheeran for Song of the Year at the Grammys came with The A team. His debut album was again one of the biggest selling albums in 2012 in UK. It was the third position after the albums of Emeli Sandé famous international artists and Adele. The first single from his second studio album x was titled Sing and was released in 2014. Ed Sheeran released a music video for his new song Thinking Out Loud where he was dancing with a girl and he actually managed to thrill the world. In 2014, the famous singer was named the most listened artist on Spotify in the world, surpassing the 860 million visits and leaving behind both greats Eminem and Coldplay, who were in second and third places respectively.

Ed Sheeran has also shown a facet of Philanthropist repeatedly. In 2012, the famous singer offered his assistance to a group of homeless people in London. The international singer researched more about the world of prostitution, problems and consequences that it causes young and not so young girls. Following this, Sheeran performed a benefit concert in Bristol, UK, in which they raised £ 40,000, money that was donated to this group.