Multitalented Suffolk star Ed Sheeran rose to fame with tracks such as 'The A Team' and 'Give Me Love', becoming a global phenomenon seemingly overnight. His first tour, known as the "+ tour", visited cities across the world and sold thousands of tickets to Ed Sheeran fans the world around.
Alongside phenomenal ticket sales, Ed Sheeran has broken some of the biggest music records to date, being the first artist in the US to score two singles in the top ten in the same week and having a remarkable 16 songs in the UK Top 20 simultaneously.
His third album (÷), released in 2017, became the fastest-selling pop album by a male artist ever, featuring 'Shape of You', ‘Perfect’, and ‘Castle on the Hill’. Sheeran has won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough in addition to four Grammy Awards, collaborated with several internationally-renowned artists like Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Eminem, and has performed in all corners of the world.
In 2019, Sheeran released No.6 Collaborations Project. Featuring collaborations with Stormzy, Khalid and Camila Cabello, amongst others. That same year, the flame-haired megastar finished off his third tour with several huge shows at cities close to his heart, Ipswich and Leeds. Ed Sheeran's Divide Tour was attended by nearly 9 million people across 200 shows worldwide, selling out 98% of all tickets.
Whilst no new album has been announced, the pattern would follow that Ed Sheeran is working on Subtract (-), his fourth full album and potentially his last. After his last shows, Sheeran announced an 18 month hiatus following his marriage to his childhood sweetheart as well as hinting that starting a family may spell the end for his music career. For now, he's paved the way for new singer-songwriters like George Ezra and taken the world by storm.
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