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Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran


Famous as :

Singer, songwriter

Birth Name :

Edward Christopher Sheeran

Birth Date :

February 17, 1991

Birth Place :

Halifax, West Yorkshire, England

Claim to fame :

Album "Plus" (2011)


Ed Sheeran is a force to reckon with. The British singer/songwriter claimed his fame with his debut album and immediately landed a very coveted spot as a Best New Artist nominee at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. He has since collaborated with big names like Taylor Swift and Snow Patrol.

Born Edward Christopher Sheeran on 17 February 1991 in Halifax, West Yorkshire, this redhead nurtured his talent and passion in music since he sang in a local church choir from the age of four. He began writing his own songs at high school and was accepted at the National Youth Theatre as a teenager. He moved from place to place after dropping out of school at age 16.

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Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Taylor Swift Among Winners of BRIT Awards

February 26, 2015 02:33:51 GMT

The winners of the 2015 BRIT Awards were announced during a ceremony taking place at London's O2 Arena on Wednesday night, February 25. was among the biggest winners as he took home multiple awards including British Male Solo Artist and British Album of the Year for the acclaimed "".

Ed Sheeran Covers Christina Aguilera's 'Dirrty' and O.T. Genasis' 'CoCo'

February 25, 2015 04:49:00 GMT

proves he can perform anything perfectly. During a stop on BBC Radio 1's "Live Lounge" on Tuesday, February 24, the British redhead treated listeners to a stripped down cover of 's 2002 hit "Dirrty".

Video: Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Lady GaGa Among Performers at Stevie Wonder Tribute Concert

February 17, 2015 08:10:33 GMT

was honored with a tribute concert featuring performances from several contemporary artists. The Grammy-sponsored event called "Songs in the Key of Life - An All-Star Salute" was taped last Tuesday on the heels of the 57th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles before airing on CBS on Monday night, February 16.

Video: Beyonce Plays Surprise Duet With Ed Sheeran at Grammys' Tribute to Stevie Wonder

February 11, 2015 09:04:40 GMT

A Grammy special to honor the legendary was taped on Tuesday night, February 10. During the event taking place at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, surprised the crowd when she made an unexpected appearance.

Ed Sheeran Announces North American Tour, Reveals Dates

February 10, 2015 04:48:16 GMT

It's going to be another busy year for . Following the success of his latest album, 2014's "", the British superstar announced during his recent visit to "" that he'd embark on a North American tour later this year.

Usher, Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran Lined Up for Stevie Wonder Grammy Tribute Concert

January 14, 2015 20:46:05 GMT

Performers taking part at the Grammy tribute next month are revealed. , 's lead singer , and are lined up for the gig along with to honor the legendary singer at a special concert on February 10.

Ariana Grande, AC/DC, Ed Sheeran Join Madonna as 2015 Grammy Performers

January 13, 2015 18:43:28 GMT

More musical guests for the upcoming 57th annual Grammy Awards are announced Tuesday, January 13. The Recording Academy announced , , , and would take the stage at the prestigious awards show next month.

Elton John, Lady GaGa, Ed Sheeran, The Who Billed for New Orleans Jazz Fest 2015

January 12, 2015 19:46:21 GMT

Lineup for the upcoming New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is unearthed. Musical guests vary from pop, rock, hip-hop, country, and of course jazz. The likes of , , , and are among the headliners.

People's Choice Awards 2015: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran Dominate Music Winners List

January 08, 2015 06:15:21 GMT

The winners of the 2015 People's Choice Awards have all been revealed. was the biggest winner in music field as she took home three awards including Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Pop Artist.

Ed Sheeran Thinks Taylor Swift and Orlando Bloom Will Make a Cute Couple

December 26, 2014 20:01:07 GMT

thinks his pal , 24, should hook up with actor , 37. "He's lovely, and they live in the same building," the British singer tells Now magazine. "[I'm hoping that] the magic might present itself eventually."

Ed Sheeran and Pharrell Are Big Winners at Inaugural BBC Music Awards

December 12, 2014 01:56:47 GMT

The winners of the first-ever BBC Music Awards were announced during a ceremony at London's Earl's Court on Thursday night, December 11. Among those who took home trophies are and .

Spotify Names Ed Sheeran 2014's Most-Streamed Artist in the World

December 04, 2014 03:16:17 GMT

is officially the king of streams. In a list of the most-streamed artists of 2014 released by Spotify on Wednesday, December 3, the British star comes at No. 1 with more than 860 million streams worldwide. His latest album, "", is also the most steamed album in the world with 430 million streams since its release in June.

Ed Sheeran Releases Song From 'Sons of Anarchy'

December 03, 2014 19:22:50 GMT

gets soulful in his new song. The British singer/songwriter covers "Make It Rain", a song by Foy Vance who previously opened for him on tour. He recorded it for the second-to-last episode of "" season seven.

Video: Ed Sheeran Sings Surprise Duet With Fan on TV Show

December 01, 2014 08:05:51 GMT

gave one of his fans an unforgettable early Christmas presents when he recently made an appearance on an Irish TV program. During his visit to the show called "The Late Late Show", the British star surprised a girl named Aimee Keogh while she was singing his hit "Lego House".

Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran Lined Up to Perform at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

November 18, 2014 08:09:42 GMT

is returning to perform at the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The lingerie company announced via Twitter on Monday, November 17 that the 24-year-old pop superstar would be gracing the runway with Victoria's Secret Angels like , , , and .

Video: One Direction, Ed Sheeran and More Unite for New Band Aid 30 Charity Single

November 17, 2014 02:04:17 GMT

Some of the biggest British singers have joined forces for the new Band Aid 30 charity single which is expected to raise funds to help fight Ebola. They showed up at London's Sarm Studio on Saturday, November 15 to record a new version of "Do They Know It's Christmas?"

One Direction Debuts New Single 'Night Changes'

November 15, 2014 01:51:21 GMT

has premiered "Night Changes", the newest single off their upcoming album "". Hitting Vevo on Friday, November 14, the mid-tempo tune was co-penned by Jamie Scott who previously worked with the group on hits like "Story of My Life" and You and I".

One Direction Gets Nostalgic on Ed Sheeran-Penned New Song '18'

November 12, 2014 08:56:10 GMT

Another day means another song. Having less than a week until their "" album drops, the boys followed up "Where Do Broken Hearts Go" with a new track titled "18" on Tuesday, November 11.

Ed Sheeran 'Devastated' After Terminally Ill Fan Who Proposed to Him at Concert Died

November 08, 2014 06:28:38 GMT

A terminally ill fan of whom he "married" in a concert last week has passed away. The British redhead took to Twitter on Friday, November 7 to offer condolences after the fan named Katie Papworth lost battle with cancer that day at the age of 19. "So devastated to hear Katie has passed away. Prayers are with her family," he wrote.

Hoodie Allen and Ed Sheeran Turn Into Superheroes in 'All About It' Music Video

November 04, 2014 03:58:45 GMT

reunites with for the music video of his new single "All About It". The clip, which arrived on YouTube on Monday, November 3, features the two guys doing some silly stuff like walking around in superhero costumes, acting like an astronaut, smashing apples with a baseball bat and eating sandwich on a treadmill.

Video: Sam Smith Joined Onstage by Ed Sheeran for 'Stay With Me' at Concert

October 31, 2014 04:41:11 GMT

had a surprise for fans who attended his concert at Manchester's Albert Hall on Wednesday night, October 29. During the performance of "Stay With Me", hundreds of people in the crowd went wild when unexpected guest appeared on the stage.

Ed Sheeran Hits the Dance Floor for 'Thinking Out Loud' Video

October 08, 2014 03:47:16 GMT

has debuted the official music video for his "Thinking Out Loud". In the simple-yet-beautiful visuals which was posted on his YouTube channel on Tuesday, October 7, the British sensation trades his casual shirts and jeans for a formal outfit as he ballroom dances with a beautiful brunette.

Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran Confirmed as 2014 MTV EMA Performers

October 03, 2014 03:02:26 GMT

More famous faces have been added to the line-up of performers at the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards. MTV confirmed on Thursday, October 2 that and would be taking the stage of the awards show that's airing live on November 9 from SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ed Sheeran Denies Rumors of Him Feuding With Miley Cyrus

August 28, 2014 02:34:31 GMT

has slammed rumors suggesting that he and were in a feud. The "Sing" hitmaker addressed the alleged beef, which emerged after Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, during a radio interview with "On Air with " on Wednesday, August 27.

MTV Video Music Awards 2014: Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran Among Early Winners

August 25, 2014 02:10:21 GMT

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards has officially begun. opened the festivities with her hit single "Break Free" before appeared for a jungle-themed performance of "Anaconda". After a quick costume change, the duo reemerged on the stage to join for their collaboration, "Bang Bang".

Ed Sheeran Releases 'Don't' Music Video

August 05, 2014 04:47:36 GMT

has released a music video for his song "Don't". Arriving via his YouTube channel on Monday, August 4, the visuals features hip-hop dancer Phillip Chbeeb a.k.a. PacMan showing off his flexible body as he makes his way from his place to a mansion.

Video: Ed Sheeran Performs 'X' Tracks on 'Today'

July 05, 2014 01:44:26 GMT

celebrated Independence Day by taking the stage of "" Summer Concert Series. The British superstar excited the crowd at the Rockefeller Plaza in New York City as he serenaded them with some tracks from his newest album, "".

Ed Sheeran's 'X' Opens at No. 1 on Billboard 200

July 03, 2014 02:47:06 GMT

's latest album, "X" (pronounced "multiply"), has come out at No. 1 on Billboard 200. Nielsen SoundScan reports that the record, marking the British redhead's second studio effort, makes its debut at the chart's top spot after selling 210,000 copies.

Ed Sheeran Drops Studio Version of Ballad 'Thinking Out Loud'

June 19, 2014 06:18:29 GMT

debuts the official audio of his new track called "Thinking Out Loud" in anticipation of his new album, "X". Hitting the web on Wednesday, June 18, the song is a beautiful love ballad that people would like to play at weddings.

Video: Ed Sheeran Teams Up With Demi Lovato for 'Give Me Love' at Hollywood Bowl

June 18, 2014 06:45:01 GMT

joined onstage during his set at 104.3 MY FM Presents My Big Night Out at the Hollywood Bowl on Monday night, June 16. The duo teamed up for an amazing duet of "Give Me Love", one of the British redhead's hits from his debut album "".

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