Ed Sheeran

Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Born in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk, he moved to London in 2008 to pursue a musical career. In early 2011, Sheeran released an independent extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project, which caught the attention of both Elton John and Jamie Foxx. He then signed to Asylum Records. His debut album, +, containing the singles "The A Team" and "Lego House", was certified 6× Platinum in the UK. In 2012, Sheeran won two Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. "The A Team" won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. In 2014, he was nominated for Best New Artist at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.[1]

Sheeran's popularity abroad began in 2012. In the US he made a guest appearance on Taylor Swift's fourth studio album, Red, and wrote songs for One Direction. "The A Team" was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards and he performed the song in duet with Elton John during the ceremony. He spent much of 2013 touring North America as the opening act for Swift's The Red Tour. In autumn 2013, Sheeran performed three sold out shows at New York's Madison Square Garden as a headline act.[2] His second studio album x (read as "multiply") was released worldwide on 23 June 2014, charting at number one in the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200. In 2015, x won the Brit Award for British Album of the Year, and was nominated for Album of the Year at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. As part of his x world tour, Sheeran played three sold out concerts at London's Wembley Stadium in July 2015, his biggest solo shows to date.[3][4]

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Let's Sing and Dance for Comic Relief (2017)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
The Bastard Executioner (2015)
Guest starring as Sir Cormac (4 episodes)
The One Show (2015)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
BBC Music Awards (2014)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
  • Episode 2014-12-11: 2014 (Dec 11, 2014)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
iHeart Radio Music Awards (2014)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran (2 episodes)
BBC Children in Need Rocks (2009)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
The Graham Norton Show (2007)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran (2 episodes)
Britain's Got Talent (2007)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
The X Factor (2004)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran (3 episodes)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002)
Guest starring as Live Performer
Top Gear (2002)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2001)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
iHeartRadio MMVAs (1990)
Starring as Host
  • Episode 2015-06-21: 2015 (Jun 21, 2015)
Comic Relief (1986)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran (2 episodes)
Children in Need (1980)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
BRIT Awards (1977)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran
Grammy Awards (1971)
Guest starring as Ed Sheeran