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.
Ed Sheeran just attended the 2021 MTV VMAs and during a recent interview, got real about what it’s really like inside these awards shows. “The room is filled with resentment and hatred towards everyone else and it’s quite an uncomfortable atmosphere,” Ed said during a candid conversation on Audacy’s The Julia Show. “All the artists are sweet people, but they’re like, surrounded by entourages that want them to win too, so it’s one artist surrounded by ten people and another artist surrounded by ten people and everyone is kind of giving each other the side eye.” Click inside to read what else he said, and what he said about after parties, too… “It’s nothing to do with MTV or the award show, it’s at all the other awards shows [too];Read more on justjared.com