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.
Tom Parker's book has revealed in his book how his pal Ed Sheeran helped to pay for his medical treatment during his brave battle against brain cancer.The Wanted star Tom was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in October 2020 and tragically passed away at age 33 in March this year.Tom leaves behind his beloved wife Kelsey and their two children Aurelia, two, and one year old Bodhi.
Before the singer's tragic death, Tom wrote a book on his cancer journey titled Hope: My Inspirational Life, which is due for release later this month.
And in the memoir he has revealed how his friend Ed, 31, got in touch shortly after his diagnosis to offer some help and even paid for some medical bills.
Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK!'s daily newsletter An excerpt from the book, obtained by The Sun, read: “I’ve never publicly said this before (and he’ll probably be mad that I’m doing it now), but Ed is a very special man.Read more on ok.co.uk