Edward Christopher Sheeran, MBE (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer-songwriter. In early 2011, Sheeran independently released the extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project. After signing with Asylum Records, his debut album, + (pronounced "plus"), was released in September 2011. It topped the UK and Australian charts, reached number five in the US, and has since been certified eight-times platinum in the UK.
The album contains the single "The A Team", which earned him the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. In 2012, Sheeran won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. "The A Team" was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards, where he performed the song with Elton John.
showbiz gossip straight to your inbox with the Daily Star's FREE newsletterMost people would be nervous around Beyoncé, but you'd think Ed Sheeran would be used to it by now, however he swears he was "so nervous" before performing with her.The 'Galway Girl' star joined Mark Wright on Heart to chat about his career to date, and some of his most incredible moments in music so far.Mark asked: "Ed listen, you’ve got so many friends in this amazing world of showbiz, you’ve sung with so many.Read more on dailystar.co.uk