Artist Countdown: Ed Sheeran Top 40 @edsheeran

Ed SheeranEdward Christopher “Ed” Sheeran (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Born in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk, he moved to London in 2008 to pursue a musical career. In early 2011, Sheeran released an independent extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project, which caught the attention of both Elton John and Jamie Foxx. He then signed to Asylum Records. His debut album, +, containing the singles “The A Team” and “Lego House”, was certified quintuple platinum in the UK. In 2012, Sheeran won two Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. “The A Team” won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. In 2014 he was nominated for Best New Artist at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

Sheeran’s popularity abroad began in 2012. In the US he made a guest appearance on Taylor Swift’s fourth studio album, Red, and wrote songs for One Direction. “The A Team” was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards and he performed the song in duet with Elton John during the ceremony. He spent much of 2013 touring North America as the opening act for Swift’s The Red Tour. In autumn 2013 Sheeran performed three sold out shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden as a headline act. His second studio album titled x (read as “multiply”) was released worldwide on 23 June 2014, charting at number one in the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200. It was nominated for Album of the Year at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. As part of his x world tour, Sheeran will play three concerts at London’s Wembley Stadium in July 2015, his biggest solo shows to date. – Wikipedia

1 Thinking Out Loud
2 Sing
3 Don’t
4 The A Team
5 I See Fire
6 Lego House
7 Give Me Love
8 Afire Love
9 Make It Rain
10 Everything Has Changed (Taylor Swift featuring Ed Sheeran)]
11 One
12 Photograph
13 Bloodstream (with Rudimental)
14 Drunk
15 Small Bump
16 The Man
17 Old School Love (Lupe Fiasco featuring Ed Sheeran)
18 You Need Me, I Don’t Need You
19 All About It (Hoodie Allen featuring Ed Sheeran)
20 Watchtower (Devlin featuring Ed Sheeran)
21 Wish You Were Here (Richard Jones, Nick Mason, Mike Rutherford, David Arnold and Ed Sheeran)
22 I’m a Mess
23 Tenerife Sea
24 Nina
25 Gold Rush
26 Kiss Me
27 Hush Little Baby (Wretch 32 featuring Ed Sheeran)
28 Candle in the Wind
29 Runaway
30 Autumn Leaves
31 Take It Back
32 Young Guns (Lewi White featuring Ed Sheeran, Yasmin, Griminal & Devlin)
33 Friends
34 Sunburn
35 Even My Dad Does Sometimes
36 Everything You Are
37 U.N.I.
38 Grade 8
39 Little Bird
40 Wake Me Up

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