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 has revealed the reason why he doesn’t enjoy attending major US award ceremonies, claiming they’re “uncomfortable” and “horrible”.
During an appearance on Audacy’s The Julia Show podcast, the 30-year-old singer said that the “room is filled with resentment and hatred towards everyone” at American award shows.
Speaking of the most recent 2021 MTV VMAs, Sheeran said that “it’s quite an uncomfortable atmosphere”. “In England, our award shows are just like, everyone gets drunk and no one really cares who wins or loses,” the British musician said. “It’s just sort of like a night out. ”The “Bad Habits” singer also clarified that all of the artists at US award shows are “sweet people”, but “they’re surrounded by entourages that want.Read more on msn.com