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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 Lands Recurring Role on Kurt Sutter's 'The Bastard Executioner'

July 28, 2015 01:41:58 GMT

has booked a TV role. The British singer/songwriter will recur on FX's upcoming series "" as Sir Cormac, an ambitious and deadly protege of a high-ranking church elder, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Ed Sheeran Helps Kodaline's Jason Boland Get Engaged Onstage

July 27, 2015 02:24:32 GMT

After helping 's Jake Roche propose to 's Jesy Nelson onstage, helped another friend Kodaline's bassist Jason Boland get engaged during his concert at Croke Park in Dublin on Friday night, July 24. Jason popped up the question to his girlfriend Etaoin Corr.

Ed Sheeran Once Pooped His Pants While Performing Onstage

July 25, 2015 05:08:37 GMT

made an embarrassing, and shocking, admission during a visit to Australian radio station Nova FM recently. In an interview with the radio, the British redhead said he once pooped his pants while he was playing a live show.

Ed Sheeran Helps Rixton's Jake Roche Propose to Little Mix's Jesy Nelson During Concert

July 20, 2015 03:15:52 GMT

played a big role in the touching proposal of his friend Jake Roche of and his girlfriend Jesy Nelson of . Ed was performing at Manchester Arena on Sunday, July 19 when he invited Jake to come on stage with Jesy.

Jennifer Aniston Not Playing 'Matchmaker' for Selena Gomez and Ed Sheeran Despite Reports

July 17, 2015 09:29:29 GMT

was reported earlier this month that she played matchmaker and set up "love connection" between and . However, a source confirmed to Gossip Cop that the reports were all just a bunch of crap.

Ed Sheeran Reveals Kanye West Will Be Featured on The Weeknd's New Album

July 07, 2015 05:01:44 GMT

A collaboration between and is underway, according to . The British gingerhead let it slip during an interview on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show that the rapper and the reclusive R&B star had worked together on a song for the latter's highly-anticipated new album.

Kelly Clarkson, Ed Sheeran and More Perform at Macy's 4th of July Spectacular

July 06, 2015 04:54:23 GMT

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular returned to New York City over the weekend with another star-studded line-up of performers in addition to the fireworks over the city's skyline. , , and were among A-listers highlighting this year's event, which was part of NBC special hosted by Willie Geist and Tamron Hall of "" show.

Video: Rolling Stones and Ed Sheeran Collaborate on 'Beast of Burden'

June 28, 2015 18:44:15 GMT

rocked it out with in Kansas City. The legendary rock band collaborated with the British singer/songwriter on their classic hit "Beast of Burden" during a live concert at Arrowhead Stadium Saturday, June 27.

Selena Gomez Avoids Ex Justin Bieber When Attending the Same Party With Ed Sheeran

June 27, 2015 01:56:07 GMT

had a run-in with her ex-boyfriend when hitting up The Nice Guy in West Hollywood with her pal on Thursday night, June 25. Selena managed to avoid Justin at the event held in honor of 's "" album release party.

Video: Hilary Duff Plays Beautiful Acoustic Version of Ed Sheeran-Penned 'Tattoo'

June 19, 2015 02:35:05 GMT

celebrated the release of her comeback album with a video of her performing its new song "Tattoo". The former Disney star dropped via her Vevo channel on Thursday, June 18 the clip featuring her delivering a stripped-down version of the track co-penned by in her backyard.

Ed Sheeran Surprises Fan Singing His Song at Mall With Impromptu Duet

June 16, 2015 07:02:17 GMT

once again helped make a fan's dream come true. The British redhead surprised a young female fan when he unexpectedly joined her on the stage while she was performing one of his hits in front of a crowd at a mall in Edmonton, Canada, over the weekend.

Video: Ed Sheeran and The Roots Cover Fetty Wap's 'Tap Queen'

June 05, 2015 02:50:34 GMT

once again shows that he can sing anything. After wowing everyone with his take on heavy metal songs by and as well as a rap track by a few days ago, the British heartthrob covered 's hit "Trap Queen" at the backstage of "".

Ellie Goulding Denies Ed Sheeran, Niall Horan Love Triangle Rumors

June 03, 2015 08:21:28 GMT

set the record straight on love triangle rumors involving her, and . The "Love Me Like You Do" songstress put the reports to rest in an interview with ELLE U.K. for its July issue.

Video: Ed Sheeran Covers Iron Maiden and Limp Bizkit on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show'

June 03, 2015 02:18:02 GMT

showed he could make any song sound romantic when he visited "" on Monday night, June 1. The British pop star joined the show's host for a hilarious skit featuring him covering rock songs while promoting a fake album called "Ed Sheeran Sings Heavy Metal".

Video: Ed Sheeran Debuts New Track About 'Sweet Mary Jane' During Concert

June 01, 2015 02:38:52 GMT

treated fans to a brand new song while he made a tour stop in New York recently. The British superstar debuted live the track reportedly titled "Sweet Mary Jane" while he was taking the stage at the Forest Hills Stadium.

Ed Sheeran Says Taylor Swift Is 'Too Tall' for His Taste

May 30, 2015 19:20:02 GMT

insists that he never hooked up with or tried to pursue a romantic relationship with her. She's "too tall," so the redhead explained during a radio interview at Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club" in New York City.

Video: Ed Sheeran Brings 'X' to 'Good Morning America'

May 30, 2015 02:28:37 GMT

took a brief break from his ongoing tour to visit "" on Friday morning, May 29. Participating in the show's summer concert series, the British gingerhead took the stage in New York City's Central Park and treated the massive crowd to performances of his "" singles.

Ed Sheeran Can't Resist Taking Selfies With His Wax Figure

May 29, 2015 07:10:15 GMT

looked very happy with the results of his wax figure unveiled at Madame Tussauds in New York on Thursday, May 28. Before the unveiling ceremony, the "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker explained the creation process.

Video: Ed Sheeran Sings 'Rainbow Connection' With Kermit for Red Nose Day

May 22, 2015 09:12:40 GMT

performed with Kermit the Frog for Red Nose Day. The British redhead and the iconic character from "" made adorable duet partners as they sang "Rainbow Connection" during the Thursday, May 21 three-hour telethon on NBC.

Ed Sheeran Regularly Receives Hilarious Emails From Sir Elton John

May 22, 2015 08:29:17 GMT

Notwithstanding his celebrity status, is just an ordinary guy who has experienced embarrassing moments just like any other people at his age. Revealing his one embarrassing moment, the British singer recalled one that involved fellow famous singer .

Athina Andrelos Shares Cryptic Tweet After Ed Sheeran Was Spotted Kissing Mystery Blonde

May 19, 2015 13:11:46 GMT

Hot on the heels of reports mentioning was spotted hugging and kissing mystery blonde, his former girlfriend Athina Andrelos shared cryptic message on her Twitter account. "Our darkest times shine light on the most beautiful people in our lives," so read her tweet.

Ed Sheeran Caught Kissing and Hugging Mistery Blonde Woman

May 19, 2015 03:16:46 GMT

has left his female fans heartbroken after photos surfaced online showing him hugging and kissing a mystery blonde beauty. The British singer was having a boys' night out with and at XS nightclub in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 16 when he was caught on camera getting cozy with the mystery club-goer.

Video: Jamie Oliver, Ed Sheeran, Hugh Jackman Rap for Food Revolution Day

May 15, 2015 21:16:54 GMT

shows his rapping skills for Food Revolution Day. The celebrity chef gets help from , , , , , and many more. A children's choir dressing up as fruits and vegetables backs them up.

Ed Sheeran Shows Childhood Photos and Home Videos in 'Photograph' Music Video

May 10, 2015 20:02:14 GMT

has debuted a music video for his latest single "Photograph" It is loaded with personal photos and home videos that show his love for art and music since he was a kid. A young Sheeran is also seen performing in recitals and busking on street.

Video: Ed Sheeran Halts Concert to Help Fan Propose to Girlfriend

May 08, 2015 02:59:44 GMT

got emotional at his Austin, Texas concert after he helped a male fan propose to his girlfriend. In a video taken and shared by a concertgoer, the British crooner was performing "All of the Stars" when he asked the man to join him on the stage.

Ed Sheeran Jokes About Stolen Mobile Phone

April 29, 2015 06:50:07 GMT

Having had his mobile phone stolen during a recent concert, managed to throw a joke about the unfortunate. The singer took to Twitter to share the news, writing, "had my phone stolen from backstage in Argentina which sucks, so i'm only contactable via a carrier pigeon called gus (sic)."

Ed Sheeran Announces 'Photograph' as Next 'X' Single, Promises 'Special' Music Video

April 23, 2015 07:22:21 GMT

is releasing "Photograph" as the next single off his newest album, "" (pronounced "Multiply"). The British gingerhead took to Twitter on Wednesday, April 22 to share the news and tease a "special" music video to accompany the song.

Ed Sheeran, Meghan Trainor and More Lined Up to Perform at 2015 Billboard Music Awards

April 22, 2015 07:51:10 GMT

Several big names in music have just been added to the line-up of performers for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. It's announced on Tuesday, April 21 that , , and would be taking the stage of the awards show, joining previously-announced performers like , , and .

Ed Sheeran Talks About Harry Styles' Penis Size and Nude Pics

April 15, 2015 06:09:08 GMT

was having an interview with New Zealand magazine ZM Online when he went candid about fellow singer ' penis size and nude pictures that were leaked a few years back. The 24-year-old singer picked one question submitted by fans about "Little Things", a song he wrote for 's album "".

Ed Sheeran to Zayn Malik: Being a Normal Dude 'Isn't as Fun as Being in One Direction'

April 11, 2015 05:26:02 GMT

doesn't think will be able to fully enjoy the "normal" life he wanted after quitting . In a new interview on "The Dan & Maz Show" in Australia, the singer said he respected the 22-year-old hearttrob's decision, but he expressed doubt that Zayn would have more fun now than when he was still part of the super-popular boyband.

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