Ed Sheeran became artist of the decade in the year of December 2019. Best-selling albums in the UK chart history. With Ed Sheeran down to unique musicality style he brought back a a sense of down to earth style to the pop sense.
Less is more Ed Sheeran uses his unique charms to win the hearts of his fans.
Early life and background
Edward Christopher Sheeran also known as Ed Sheeran began expressing a passion for music from a very young age. He was born in Halifax, the United Kingdom, on February 17, 1991. His dad, John, was an artwork director and speak- er, and his mother, Imogen, worked as a social ambassador before becoming a jewelry designer.
Ed began making music with guitar and singing at the local church at a young age. His dad even used to bring him to numerous musical performances, which greatly influenced him. He relocated to London in 2008 to continue his musical journey, performing in tiny clubs and playing live. Ed applied for Britannia High School that year at 16 years of age.
The tryouts were televised, with Ed competing against Pixie Lott and Skins’ Mitch for a role in a production about a fictitious drama school. Despite impressing the assessors with his singing, Ed lacked all the necessary talents and did not advance.
Ed Sheeran also learned to play the cello when he was younger. He was a natural performer it was also noted that his classmates voted him “most likely to be famous”. H was accepted at the National Youth Theatre in London as a teenag- er.
Hard work soon turned to success as Ed Sheeran auditioned for the production of Frankenstein A New Musical in Plymouth and gained more popularity due to the production.
Inspiration and music
Ed Sheeran has multiple icons that inspired him. Ed Sheeran fell in love with the guitar after seeing Eric Clapton play at the Queen’s Golden Jubilee. Ed Sheeran openly admits he raised his parent’s music collection and voraciously soaked up the sounds of Van Morrison, Elton John, The Beatles, and John Martyn.
Van Morrison’s solo record ‘Irish Heartbeat’ was the most influential in his decision to pursue a career in music.
2004 Sheeran began recording music at the age of 13. Ed Sheeran has independently released his first collection of work, titled Spinning Man. Connections soon started to form with the singer Passenger, since he was 15, with the two playing the same gig in Cambridge. Ed Sheeran started to play at small venues to start to make a name for himself in the music industry.
Ed Sheeran opened for Nespoli in Norwich in April 2008, after being one of their guitar technicians. Ed Sheeran also decided to go seek a higher education at Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Guildford. Ed Sheeran left without permission in the same year to support hip-hop artist Just Jack. He released another EP in 2009, You Need Me, and collaborated several times with Essex singer Leddra Chapman, including CeeLo Green’s “Fuck You”.
In the month of February 2010, Sheeran began to post a video through SB.TV – a channel launched by British entrepreneur Jamal Edwards- and rapper Example invited Ed Sheeran to tour with him. In the same month, he also released his critically acclaimed Loose Change EP, which featured his future debut single, “The A Team”.
Ed Sheeran music style is noted to be described as pop, folk-pop, and soft rock. Sheeran also incorporates rap into his music. Which gives Ed Sheeran a jack of all traits type of style. Being a artist that can shift to multiple genres tends to make a artist more profitable when working within the music industry.
Ed dropped his phone within a few tremendously years of success and chose to take per year sabbatical and social network- ing sites break. He declared his return “next autumn” in a message on December 13, 2015. On December 13,
2016, he switched the color of his social site handles to a bright blue, indicating the arrival of a new record. That was the last time we spotted Ed Sheeran like this. Ed shared a clip in 2017 wherein he held a paper with the text “New Music Coming Friday.”
Ed Sheeran has a lot of hit songs he has performed. Shape of you is Sheeran biggest song that he is known for. From Ed Sheeran Divide album is his biggest track in the UK, with 5.26 million chart sales. The song enjoyed 13 consecutive weeks at Number 1 in 2017, seeing off challenges for Number 1 from himself (with Castle on the Hill, how would you Feel (Paean) and Galway Girl).
Perfect is Ed Sheeran longest-running hit in the Top 100. Ed’s big ballad from Divide was near-instant pop classic upon release and has logged 187 weeks to date in the Top 100- his longest-running song on the chart by a considerable margin. With a little help from Beyonce and Andrea Bocelli, who featured on duet remixes of the song, Perfect claimed 2017’s Official Christmas Number 1. It ranks second on his overall biggest songs with mighty 4.14 million chart sales.
Volunteer and services
Ed Sheeran is a patron of Youth Music Theatre UK which is now renamed British Youth Music Theatre
- No. 6 Collaborations Project (2019)
ED Sheeran has proven you can remain humble and be talented at the same time. That you should never let Fame change who you are. In the words of Ed Sheeran “Be a true heart not a follower”. Of course, fans genuinely seem to love Ed Sheeran. His lyrics and his incredible live performances resonate with fans again and again.