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.
LIKE comics such as Jason Manford and Brian Conley, Jimmy Carr is dipping into the music business — and his first collaboration is with Ed Sheeran.
Superstar singer Ed has revealed he enlisted the funnyman to do backing vocals as an unlikely choice for his upcoming album, Equals.
Jimmy has sung on the track Visiting Hours, which I previously revealed Kylie Minogue also lends vocals to. And Ed’s fans should listen carefully when the record comes out next month because Friends actress Courteney.Read more on thesun.co.uk