Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran performs in London

Find out more about the Grammy Awards 2013 star and mainstay of The Big Top 40 with 'The A Team', 'Lego House', 'Drunk' and 'Small Bump'.

Real Name: Edward Christopher Sheeran
Born: 17 February 1991
Height: 5' 9" / 1.75 m
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Halifax, England
Hometown: Framlingham, Suffolk, England

Did you know?

  • Ed Sheeran learned to play the guitar when he was very young.
  • He began recording when he was 14, and released a studio album called 'The Orange Room'. Two more albums followed it.
  • In 2008 Ed moved to London to pursue his career. In 2009, he played 312 gigs in a bid to make his name.
  • The original video made for 'The A Team' in 2010 cost £20 to produce.
  • In April 2011 the song was released to download in the UK. On its chart entry 'The A Team' was the highest charting debut single of 2011.
  • Ed Sheeran was a big winner at the BRIT Awards 2012, picking up both Best British Male and Best British Breakthrough Act.
  • Ed took to the stage at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 9th June for the Summertime Ball 2012.

First Single: The A Team
First Full Length Album: +

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