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Edward Christopher Sheeran, popularly known as ED Sheeran is a famous pop singer born on 17 February 1991 in Halifax, United Kingdom. He is a English singer, song writer, guitarist, record producer and an actor. He was very young when he started playing guitar. Sheeran has his elder brother Mathew who is even a composer and his father John Sheeran and mother Imogen Sheeran are in London. Sheeran was sent to Thomas Mills High School, Framingham, England. When Ed was on his high school, there was problem with him that he used to stuck while speaking and he couldn’t speak well. So everyone used to tease him, he was bullied every day at school, mainly for his stutter and oversized glass. As a kid, he had surgery that went wrong and left him with a lazy eye in the local church and he melted everyone’ heart there.
His speech therapy wasn’t going well and one of his biggest fears was that he’ll would be like that for the rest of his life. But things changed when one day his dad brought him Eminem’s records. Ed Sheeran was amazed by now fast Eminem was rapping. This inspired him and he learned every word by the time he was 10. He started writing his own songs and ED SHEERAN suddenly his shutter was gone. He started performing in different venues. Soon he had 12 shows in a week. That continued for four years, and no long after he was already recording CDs and selling them. At the age of 14 ED took his guitar, packed some clothes and headed to London to officially start his music career and where it can take him. Being on the road was not easy, he had to sleep on the parks or in the subway. He had some nights when he didn’t have any money for food and was often on the verge of giving up. But he didn’t.
In London, he was playing in small venues, producing more of his songs and doing collaborations with singers he met along the way. He played in more than 300 shows in 2009.On 2011, Sheeran released his first song from his ‘+’ album called ‘The A Team’. His song went famous and every one loved it so he was called in different venues, radio stations to perform his song. He made his first ever album ‘+’ plus on 9th September, 2011 by Asylum records and Atlantic Records. There are 6 famous songs on this album they are, The A Team (1stMay, 2011) ‘ You need me, I don’t need You’(26th August, 2011), Lego house(13th November, 2011), Drunk(19th February, 2012), Small Bump(25 May 2012) and Give me love(21 November, 2012) his songs went viral. Soon then he started gaining name and almost everyone on London knew him. And on June 20, 2014, he released his second album ‘X’, this album contains many top songs like Sing, Photograph, bloodstream, Tenerife Sea, all of the stars, I see fire, Thinking out loud and many more. There are total 17 songs on this album. And the most liked song of this album is thinking out loud as it’s a romantic song and it is sang in such a way that everyone melts with pleasure. And he kept on recording songs and became more popular.
On 3 March, 2017, he released his ‘÷’ divide album and this album was the fastest selling album by the male artist, 672,000 copies of ‘÷’ divide albums were sold on the first week of release. And to promote his album, Sheeran embarked a worldwide concern tour, entitled the ÷ tour. It started on 16 March 2017 and set to end on 2019 and his tour is still going on. His first song ‘The A Team’ was nominated for the song of the year 2013 Grammy Awards, where he performed the song with Elton John. Ed Sheeran won total 113 Awards and he was nominated for 319 times. He started up with guitar and performing on the streets, Subway and now he is the 17th richest musician in the UK, According to the Sunday time’s Rich list, with an estimated total worth of ₤160 million. He became inspiration to many people. Now his fans are growing rapidly. Before ED had nothing but now he have everything.