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18 April 2012, 11:48
The 'Lego House' star opens up about his amazing twelve months in candid interview.
Ed Sheeran has admitted he is thankful for his success, revealing that he always ensures he is "nice to everyone".
The 'Lego House' star has enjoyed an incredible twelve months, which included the release of his debut album '+'.
Ed, who is currently in America supporting Snow Patrol, told Billboard that he was grateful for what he had achieved.
"The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is, just be nice to everyone and always smile," he said. "Always appreciate things, because (they) could be gone tomorrow."
Ed also revealed during the interview that he had written 'The A Team' after playing a gig at a homeless shelter.
"I got home that night and I just wrote a lot of the lyrics. I wanted to write it so it sounded kind of upbeat, so you wouldn't really know what it's about, because it's quite a dark subject," he said.
Meanwhile, Ed Sheeran was among the artists nominated for an Ivor Novello award earlier this week.