Music

Ed Sheeran

Born 17 February 1991.

Suffolk-born, London-based singer-songwriter

Please Note: you do not have javascript enabled. Video content requires javascript to be enabled.
|

Ed Sheeran - Tracks Of My Years

The Brit Award winning singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran chooses his final Tracks Of My Years.

Featured in BBC Music Clips
 

Biography

Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer-songwriter. 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 quintuple platinum in the United Kingdom. In 2012, he won two Brit Awards for Best British Male and British Breakthrough. "The A Team" won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically.

Sheeran began to be known in the United States in 2012. 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. His second studio album titled x, read as "multiply", was released worldwide on 23 June 2014, charting at number one in the UK and US. He was nominated for Best New Artist at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

Wikipedia This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect, defamatory or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Links & Information

Member Of

BBC Reviews

  1. Review of +

    + 2011

    Reviewed by Natalie Shaw
    Underwhelming debut from a rising artist whose promise hasn’t delivered a set to remember.
Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss