Ed Sheeran, born as Edward Christopher Sheeran in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire on February 17th 1991, is a successful singer and song writer. He started his career in 2004 by independently releasing his first collection of work entitled Spinning Man. It doesn’t take a long time for him to gain international success. He released his first debut album in 2011 and followed by his second in 2014. Something unique about those albums is that they are named using math symbols, + (read as Plus) and X (read as multiply).
+, released on September 9th 2011, has been certified six-times Platinum in the UK and a single of which, The A Team, earned him the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically and was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards. In 2012, Ed Sheeran started to gain broad popularity becoming a guest appearance on Taylor Swift's fourth studio album, Red, in the US.
Ed Sheeran’s second album, X, released on June 23rd 2014 was even more successful than his first. It peaked at number one in the UK and the US and received Songwriter of the Year in The Ivor Novello Award. One of the singles in the album entitled Thinking Out Loud has earned him two Grammy Awards: Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.
Here is more complete information about Ed Sheeran.
Name: Edward Christopher Sheeran
Date of birth: February 17th 1991
Place of birth: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Origin: Framlingham, Suffolk, England
Genres: Pop, acoustic, folk
Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, musician, actor
Father: John Sheeran
Father’s occupation: art curator, lecturer
Mother: Imogen Lock
Mother’s occupation: jewellery designer
Sibling: Matthew (brother, a composer)
Ex-girlfriend: Athina Andrelos
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