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 rolled the dice on a risque present for Elton John. Sheeran recently appeared on SiriusXM’s “The Morning Mash Up” and dished on the “naughty” birthday present he sent to the music legend.
The “Shape of You” singer sent John a “giant marble penis with the C-word” engraved on it: “It said, ‘happy birthday, you C-word.'” “I was so excited about it.
The guy that engraved it was like, ‘You sure, you sure? You sure?’ And, uh, so I sent it off and then as soon as I sent it off, I was like, ‘that might be a step too far.
He’s got, he’s got an 8-year-old and a 10-year-old,” Sheeran said. “I didn’t hear anything for a bit. Cause obviously it was his birthday.Read more on etcanada.com