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7. Ed Sheeran
One year ago people were only just starting to hear about the then 20 year-old singer songwriter Ed Sheeran and now he is one of the biggest stars in the country with two BRIT Awards to his name already. Ed scored massive success with his 2011 debut album '+', topping the Vodafone Big Top 40 with his first single 'The A Team', and has gone on to continue his chart success with singles like 'Lego House', 'You Need Me, I Don't Need You' and 'Drunk'.