Ten fun facts about Ed Sheeran

Fact 1
Raised in Framlingham, Suffolk, Sheeran moved to London in 2008 to follow his dreams of having a musical career.

Fact 2
Sheeran sang in a local church choir when he was four, learned playing the guitar when he was young, and began writing songs while he was Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham.

Fact 3
His childhood memories include listening to Van Morrison on his to London with his parents and attending a Damien Rice gig in Ireland at the age of eleven.

Fact 4
Sheeran's debut album + was released on Sept.12, 2011. + received generally favorable reviews from music critics. + debuted number 1 on the UK Albums Chart, selling 102,000 copies in its first week. His album became the second bestselling debut album and the 9th biggest-selling album of 2011 in the UK. The album also reached the top ten in Australia, Belgium, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Switzerland music charts.

Fact 5
In 2012, Ed won two BRIT awards: Best Breakthrough Act and Best Solo Male Artist.

Fact 6
Matthew, his older brother, is a classical music composer.

Fact 7
In 2012, he bought a farm near Framlingham, Suffolk and hopes he could raise a family there.

Fact 8
Eminem is Sheeran’s favourite rapper.

Fact 9
Elton John is a massive Sheeran fan – they dueted at the Grammy Awards.

Fact 10
The video for Lego House features Rupert Grint (you know him more as Ron Weasley from the Harry Potter movies).

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