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Ed Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter born in 1991 in West Yorkshire, England. He has released albums such as + and x. Some of Sheeran’s hit singles include The A Team, Lego House, Sing and Don’t. He has earned two Brit Awards, a BT Digital Music Award, a Nickelodeon UK Kids’ Choice Award and three Teen Choice Awards.

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16 Jul, 2015

Invites terminally ill girl to concert

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Sheeran heart girlSheeran invites terminally ill woman Channan Petrides and her friend backstage at Wembley Arena in London to fulfill her dream of seeing Sheeran perform.

He was so lovely and genuine, he had a great sense of humour and was really easy to get on with. He signed my programme and we took some selfies together. He smelt amazing. A few months ago, I was so unwell I was worried if I’d ever make it to Ed Sheeran’s gig, but I did and it was incredible and I also got to meet him backstage. My life is now complete.

10 Jul, 2015

Criticizes Smith, Sheeran’s spontaneity

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Morrissey laments the dearth of spontaneous, uncontrolled musicians, citing Smith and Sheeran as examples:

There are no bands or singers who become successful without overwhelming marketing. There are no surprise success stories. Everything is stringently controlled, obvious and predictable and has exactly the same content. So, we are now in the era of marketed pop stars, which means that the labels fully control the charts, and consequently the public has lost interest. It’s very rare that a record label does something for the good of music. Thus we are force-fed such as Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith, which at least means that things can’t possibly get any worse. It is sad, though. There’s no spontaneity now, and it all seems to be unsalvageable.

11 Mar, 2015

Time Out Hong Kong interview

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Sheeran gives an interview to Time Out Hong Kong. He discusses talking to the media, the Brit Awards, and fame.

[talking to the media] is not too bad in places like Hong Kong, because people are very polite and not dinky [cheeky]. But in England, I’ve just learned to not trust journalists. I just found I was really pally with some of them, and we’d go out for drinks every now and then. And for the first four months there’d be no stories and then every now and then, something would pop up. I’ve just learned not to do it. Everything becomes a quote.

8 Dec, 2014

On Air interview

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Sheeran is interviewed by Seacrest during the program. He talks about performing at the KIIS FM Jingle Ball:

It was a good event to play, but all I did was smile a couple of times and the papers made it out for me being some goofy teenager being there all happy. It was fun, but for me it was work because I was performing. I’m like five-foot-eight and most of those girls are like six-foot-one. I felt like a hobbit in the Elven Kingdom.

25 Aug, 2014

Ed Sheeran interview

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Seacrest interview Sheeran during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions him about why he dissed Miley Cyrus at the VMAs. 

Well, I don’t know why people were expecting that [high-five]. I’ve never met her. There was a high-five between me and Scooter [Braun] because I know him, and that was the only high-five. I don’t know what people we’re expecting. I think she’s a fantastic artist. I think she’s got a great voice, writes great songs.

9 Jul, 2014

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Seacrest interviews Sheeran during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions him on what it was like to work with Hilary Duff.

The only time I was available was 1 a.m. and she was a trooper. She came in, she vocaled it, and yeah, I’m very, very happy with the results. And I hope she is too!

24 Jun, 2014

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Elle Magazine interviews Sheeran about his favorite quote.

It’s a Bill Cosby quote: “The key to failure is to try and please everyone.” People say, “This is my favorite song. You should write another song like that.” At the end of the day, f-ck them. Be selfish. Why bother to please everyone? Please yourself. The rest will follow.