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.
Gallery: Some people wanna fill the world with silly love songs, and what's wrong with that? The pop stars who wrote songs for their lovers! (BANG Showbiz)Johnny told The Daily Star newspaper: "I'm going to get this statue up to him.
I'm going up to see him at the weekend. He can't be here, he's got a very important family thing back at home at the moment.
I was talking to him this morning and he was really sad he couldn't be there because this one is really important to him and he wants the Ivors to know that. "[Working with Ed] is like having a kid.
I conceive it with Ed and he goes off and raises the child so all the work is on him. " Johnny - who has been in a relationship with former 'Friends' star Courteney Cox whilst Ed is married to childhood friend Cherry and also has two-year-old Lyra with her - added that his friend and co-writer "works his a**" off on the song and that the pair have a "unique" method of communication that allows them to pen so many hits.Read more on msn.com