Ed Sheeran is at the peak of his career right now, but how he has had so much success at such a young age. The writer of “Shape of You“ singer has some interesting personal facts like most of us. However, there are also some interesting secrets about his music and acting career. Here are the most curios facts about Ed Sheeran.
Ed Sheeran studied music at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Surry, England, as an undergraduate in fall 2009. He was discovered by Jamie Foxx. After moving to Los Angles in 2010, he began playing open mic nights across the city. One night he got lucky when he played at Jamie Foxx’s The Foxxhole open mic.
Elton John is his boss. The legendary singer manages Sheeran’s management company Rocket Music. Sheeran mostly calls Elton John to take advice about music.
Ed Sheeran is also close to One Direction. He co-wrote “Moments” with One Direction in 2011 for the band’s debut album, “Up All Night”. In 2013 he contributed two more songs for their second album, “Take Me Home”. He went on tour with Taylor Swift. After writing and recording “Everything Has Changed” with Taylor Swift, Sheeran song as the opening act during The Red Tour in 2013. Sheeran served as the opening act in Rolling Stones’ Zip Code Tour date in Kansas City in 2015.
His music was featured on The Vampire Diaries. You may catch “Give Me Love” during the third season, episode 14. He wrote “Love Yourself” for Justin Bieber.
He has Grammy. After being nominated three times, Sheeran won his first and second Grammy in 2016 for song of the year and best pop solo performance for “Thinking Out Loud.”