Ed Sheeran

Born Feb 17, 1991

Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer, songwriter, and producer. Born in Halifax, before moving to Framlingham, he learned to play guitar and started writing songs at a young age. He began recording in 2005 and moved to London in 2008 to pursue an music career. In 2009, inspired by James Morrison, he played 312 gigs. In early 2011, he released his eighth independent extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project; with it, Sheeran gained mainstream attention.… Read More

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1991 Birth Born on February 17, 1991.


2005 14 Years Old Sheeran began music recording in 2005, and released his first independent EP, The Orange Room EP. … Read More
He moved to London in 2008, and began playing in very small venues.
2009 18 Years Old He released another EP in 2009, You Need Me, just before going on tour with Just Jack. … Read More
In February 2010, Sheeran posted a video through SB.TV, and rapper Example invited Sheeran to tour with him.


On 8 January 2011, Sheeran released his independent EP, No. 5 Collaborations Project featuring appearances by grime artists including Wiley, JME, Devlin, Sway and Ghetts. … Read More
On 21 February 2012, Sheeran attended the 2012 Brit Awards at which he received the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist, and British Breakthrough Act of the Year.
Sheeran played 64 dates at arenas and stadiums across North America as the opening act for Swift's The Red Tour from March to September 2013. … Read More
…  In 2014, he was nominated for Best New Artist at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. … Read More
2015 24 Years Old As part of his x world tour, Sheeran played three sold out concerts at London's Wembley Stadium in July 2015, his biggest solo shows to date. … Read More
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