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Ed Sheeran

Singer/songwriter
Male
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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CHILDHOOD

1991 Birth Born on February 17, 1991.

TEENAGE

2004 13 Years Old Sheeran began recording music in 2004, and independently released his first collection of work, Spinning Man. … Read More
He moved to London in 2008, and began playing in 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. … Read More

TWENTIES

On 8 January 2011, Sheeran released another independent EP, No. 5 Collaborations Project, featuring grime artists such as Wiley, Jme, Devlin, Sway and Ghetts. … Read More
On 21 February, at the 2012 Brit Awards, Sheeran won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist, and British Breakthrough Act of the Year.
In the US, he made a guest appearance on Taylor Swift's fourth studio album, Red. "The A Team" was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards, where he performed the song with Elton John. … Read More
Sheeran was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2014 Grammy Awards.
In March 2015, Sheeran revealed he was setting up a record label, Gingerbread Man Records, which is a deal with Warner Music Group. … Read More
2016 25 Years Old 1 More Event
His single from x, "Thinking Out Loud", earned him two Grammy Awards at the 2016 ceremony: Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.
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