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Ed Sheeran: Facts You Need to Know
Ed Sheeran, a Grammy-award-winning artist born in England and now residing in the United States, has been one of the most popular musicians for the past decade. With songs like Shape of You and Thinking Out Loud, it's no wonder Ed Sheeran has been a household name since his 2011 debut album. His first album was primarily a set of acoustic songs about love and loss, including his song The A Team which he has said is about the death of his friend.
His second album, X, followed in 2012, and it included the popular singles, Sing, Don't, and Photograph. Sheeran continued to release hit singles with Sing Again and even more so with Looking for Alaska and Live While We're Young.
Sheeran's third album, Divide, came out in 2015 and featured the hit singles Shape of You and Castle on the Hill. He then released his 4th album,÷ (pronounced "divide"), in 2017. His latest single is Perfect, released in December 2017. In addition to his own music, Sheeran has written songs for other artists including One Direction, Taylor Swift, James Blunt and Justin Bieber. He is also part of a group called supergroup "Mermaid" with Jason Mraz, Sara Bareilles and Tegan & Sara. Sheeran has said that he is "quietly proud" of his contributions to Swift's 1989 album. On Swift's birthday, Sheeran performed the songs in her honour during a concert held in the honor of her.