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Ed Sheeran and his soothing voice have displayed the quintessential story of a youngster achieving monumental success and fame. After moving to London at the young age of 17, Sheeran slowly built up a following as he played show after show, displaying his talent and trying to build up a fan base. Success coming, Ed Sheeran then moved to Los Angeles, where he was noticed by Jamie Foxx, and was granted an opportunity to record a debut album. With his 2011 album + becoming a Gold Record, Ed Sheeran has exploded in popularity and looks destined to become a major songwriting star in the future.
Ed Sheeran focused his early years on singing and learning guitar. After choosing music as his lifelong passion, Sheeran began to play a high number of shows, desperately trying to put his music out to whoever would listen. In 2009, Sheeran recounted playing 312 shows, nearly one show per day! Such experience helped him not only garner fans, but also gave him a solid training in performance, an area that he has since excelled in.
In early 2011, Ed Sheeran released a popular EP, No. 5 Collaborations Project. The EP sold extremely well on iTunes and provided Sheeran with attention from major record labels. With his popularity growing and growing, Ed Sheeran was signed to Asylum Records of Atlantic.
Later in 2011, Ed Sheeran would release his first album, Gold Record +. With a series of hit songs, + became an immediate success. The first single to be released was ï¿½The A Teamï¿½, a gentle tune about the struggles of a girlï¿½s life that seems to be going nowhere as signs of age begin to settle in while drug addiction swirls into a sad, depressing life of prostitution. The song was a big hit worldwide, reaching the top 10 in most charts as well as earning a Grammy nomination for Song of the Year.
Another popular single from the + Gold Record is ï¿½You Need Me, I Donï¿½t Need Youï¿½, a much more upbeat, almost rap styled song, where Ed Sheeran sings about his honesty and love for songwriting. Bringing a more rocking vibe, Sheeran displayed a brilliant knack of pop songwriting capabilities. With his popularity growing + is now a 5X Platinum Record in the UK and a Gold Record in the USA.
Since then, Ed Sheeran has toured extensively and teamed up with various other artists to help write songs. He has worked with artists like Taylor Swift, One Direction, and Lupe Fiasco. The sky is surely the limit for Ed Sheeran as more and more people become aware of his great music, while he just continues to perform and write.
Everything Collectible can help you celebrate this up and coming musician with an Ed Sheeran Gold Record from his debut album, +. With such a sweet voice and such soothing guitar play, Ed Sheeran is proving just how far a young artist can go with the proper talent and dedication. Who knows what great songs are going to be next for this incredible songwriter.