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.
"They're just like, 'Oh, you know, it flies by,' but really I feel like I've blinked and something like..." he trailed off as he grinned and shrugged.And with the release of new music means there's a mammoth tour around the world on the cards, but he revealed he's set on taking both Cherry and Lyra with him."I've got a long tour coming up so I think by that time she'll probably start primary school [and] we'll have been around the world like three or four times," he chuckled."So, I think it's probably time to settle [then] and have a normal childhood I think!"It's clear family time means a lot to the singer, who has strict working schedules he sticks to religiously.Speaking on the Halfcast Podcast, he said: "The other night my wife was in.Read more on express.co.uk