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.
Michael Gudinski has died at the age of 68. The Australian music promoter and founder of the Mushroom Group label was confirmed overnight to have died peacefully in his sleep at his Melbourne home.
He founded Mushroom at the age of just 20 in 1972, the company growing to become Australia's largest independent entertainment group.
Michael was also instrumental in getting some of the biggest global names in music to perform Down Under. Ed Sheeran has since shared a tribute, sharing an image of the two of them on a beach and writing: "I'll miss you mate." Aussie singer Kylie Minogue has also remembered the man, posting a selfie of the two of them and penning: "MICHAEL GUDINSKI – Legend.Read more on mirror.co.uk