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Biography Of Ed Sheeran; Age, Wife, Children, Hometown, Songs, Career

Edward Christopher, popularly known as Ed Sheeran is a famous English singer and songwriter, who has won the hearts of people all over the world with his melodic voice. He is an occasional rapper and actor as well. His popularity increased especially after the release of his first album ‘+’ and after a guest appearance was made by him on Taylor Swift’s fourth studio album ‘Red.’ He began recording music in 2004.

Age

He was born on 17th February 1991. He is currently 32 years old.

Hometown

Halifax, West Yorkshire, England

Wife

Cherry Seaborn

Children

He is married with two children, namely; Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran and Jupiter Seaborn Sheeran

Career

he released his debut EP independently, The Orange Room. In Cambridge, he made several concerts with Passenger when he was fifteen.

In 2006-2007, he released two studio albums and also, he would drop out of school and go to London to continue his musical career. Around 2008, Ed Sheeran wanted to be an actor and auditioned, but he was rejected so he decided to focus on music.

In 2009, he released his EP titled You Need Me. In March 2010, he released his EP Loose Change that includes his debut single the A-Team. A year later, he traveled to Los Angeles for a month to perform various artistic activities in that city. Sheeran performed in an Inglewood concert, where he was invited to Jamie Foxx’s open microphone night and at the end of his presentation he was approached by Jamie’s manager and invited him to attend Jamie’s radio show, The Foxxhole. The actor was fascinated by the artistic skills of Ed Sheeran, so he invited him to stay at home while he was at L.A and let him use his recording studio.

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In January 2011, Ed Sheeran still without having signed a record contract, released another EP called No. 5 Collaborations Project that comes with the collaboration of several artists. That EP was a complete success, heading several British lists, and iTunes. Sheeran became more popular, and his name reached the ears of Elton John. Elton contacted Ed Sheeran and called his recording company, Atlantic Records, with which sometime later Sheeran would sign a recording contract. At the beginning of 2011, Sheeran also signed a contract with Asylum Records.

In June 2011, he released his debut single, The A-Team which was in several listings of several countries.

On September 12, 2011, he released his debut album +, which was ranked number one on British charts for sales over 100,000 copies. In 2012, at the Brit Awards, Ed Sheeran was nominated for British revelation artist and British male soloist, which he won. In August of 2012, Ed Sheeran was presented at the London 2012 Olympic Games. That same year, Sheeran shows interest in wanting to work with Taylor Swift. Taylor listened to Sheeran’s music while she was on tour in Australia, then her manager went to see Ed Sheeran, and that is how they started working together and wrote a duet, Everything Has Changed

That year he also worked on two songs for the second album Take Me Home by One Direction, one of those songs is Little Things.

In 2013, The A-Team was nominated as song of the year at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony. Elton John proposed to the organizers of the ceremony that they should include the performance of Ed Sheeran, but as he was not well known back then, they refused, but Elton John proposed a duet with Sheeran in the ceremony, that is how these two artists sang together The A-Team on February 10 at the Grammy ceremony.

In November 2013, Ed Sheeran released the single I See Fire, which is part of the soundtrack of the movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. That song was positioned in the first place of the singles lists of several countries. Sheeran was nominated as the best new artist at the 56th edition of the Grammy Awards.

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On June 1, 2014, Ed Sheeran released the single Sing, which was co-written and produced by the singer, Pharrell Williams. On June 23th, his album X was released to the public. After its release, it was ranked number one in several countries. X appeared as the best-selling album in the United Kingdom in 2014 with 1’689.000 copies. In 2015, the album also achieved great commercial success at the end of the year as the second best-selling album, with 971,000 units, just behind Adele’s 25. X sold more than two million copies in the United Kingdom, so it was considered the fifth best-selling album of the decade of 2010, and in the 21st century it is number thirty-nine, s best-selling albums in the United Kingdom. For all sales, the British Phonographic Industry certified Ed Sheeran eight times platinum. This is Ed Sheeran’s first album to be number one on Billboard 200 in the United States. The RIAA certified it twice platinum. By February 2016 X had sold ten million copies in the world.

“People fall in love with mysterious ways.” Ed Sheeran

From mid-August 2014 until December 2015, Ed Sheeran made a second tour called the X Tour, for his album X. The tour was held in Asia, Europe, Oceania, America and Latin America. His song, Thinking Out Loud entered the first position of the list of British singles nineteen times, the longest in number one in that list of successes, which earned him a mention in the Guinness World Records. On February 25, Ed Sheeran won the British male solo and British album awards for his album X at the Brit Awards 2015.

Ed Sheeran co-wrote for Justin Bieber’s album, Purpose, specifically the song Love Yourself. In the 2016 Grammy Awards, Ed Sheeran won the song of the year awards and best solo vocal pop performance for his single, Thinking Out Loud. Sheeran also was a candidate for several awards for his collaborations with different artists.

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In December 2015, Ed Sheeran announced a temporary withdrawal from their social networks and said part of that time he would use to create his third studio album. On January 6, 2017, Sheeran released two singles entitled: Shape of You and Castle on the Hill, which would be the first songs of his third album. On March 3, 2017, he released his third album titled.

Awards

  • American Music Awards – 2
  • Billboard – 8
  • Brit – 7
  • Grammy – 4
  • MTV Europe – 5
  • MTV VMA- 2
  • Much – 3
  • Teen Choice -6
  • World Music – 2
  • Goldene Kamera – 1
  • iHeartRadio Music Awards – 4

All Songs(Alphabetically)

Nancy Mulligan (2017)
New Man (2017)
Nina (2014)
Nothing On You (2019)
One (2014)
Overpass Graffiti (2021)
Perfect (2017)
Photograph (2014)
Put It All On Me (2019)
Remember The Name (2019)
Runaway (2014)
Sandman (2021)
Save Myself (2017)
Shape Of You (2017)
Shirtsleeves (2014)
Shivers (2021)
Sing (2014)
Small Bump (2011)
South Of The Border (2019)
Stop The Rain (2021)
Supermarket Flowers (2017)
Take It Back (2014)
Take Me Back To London (2019)
Tenerife Sea (2014)
The A Team (2011)
The City (2011)
The Joker And The Queen (2021)
The Man (2014)
Thinking Out Loud (2014)
This (2011)
Tides (2021)
U.N.I. (2011)
Visiting Hours (2021)
Wake Me Up (2011)
Way To Break My Heart (2019)
We Are (2010)
What Do I Know? (2017)
You Need Me (2011)

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