Join our spotlight on the 'Lego House' singer as Capital takes a look behind the song lyrics of Ed's debut solo album '+'.
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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