Ed Sheeran

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Edward Christopher 'Ed' Sheeran is a British musician and singer-songwriter. Born 17th September 1991 in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk. Ed moved to London in 2008 to pursue a career in music. In 2011, he caught the attention of Jamie Foxx and Elton John after releasing his independent extended play No.5 Collaborations Project. Soon after he signed to Asylum Records and his debut album + was certified quintuple platinum in the UK. In 2012, Sheeran became more popular in the US as he made a guest appearance on Taylor Swifts album Red(2012) and also co-wrote the song "Moments" on One Direction's album Up All Night (2011).

Discography

  • 2011 - +
  • 2014 - x ("Multiply")

Awards

  • UK Festival Award for Best Breakthrough Act (2011)
  • Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act (2012)
  • Brit Award for British Male Solo Artist (2012, 2015)
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Breakout Artist (2013)
  • Young Hollywood Award for Artist of the Year (2014)
  • Radio Disney Music Award for Best Musical Collaboration - Everything has Changed (2014)
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Single: Male Artist - Sing (2014)
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video - Sing (2014)
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Artist (2014)
  • People's Choice Award for Favourite Male Artist (2015)
  • People's Choice Award for Favourite Album - x (2015)
  • Brit Award for MasterCard British Album of the Year - x (2015)