Edward Christopher Sheeran, (; born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. In early 2011, Sheeran independently released the extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project. After signing with Asylum Records, his debut album, + (pronounced “plus”), was released in September 2011 and topped the UK Albums Chart. It contained his first hit single “The A Team”. In 2012, Sheeran won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act.
Sheeran has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, making him one of the world’s best-selling music artists. He has 84.5 million RIAA-certified units in the US and two of his albums are in the list of the best-selling albums in UK chart history: x at number 20, and ÷ at number 34. In December 2019, the Official Charts Company named him artist of the decade, with the most combined success in the UK album and singles charts in the 2010s. Globally, Spotify named him the second most streamed artist of the decade. Beginning in March 2017, his ÷ Tour became the highest-grossing of all time in August 2019.
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Without further ado, Ed Sheeran’s top 5 tracks of all time:
5. Ed Sheeran – Give Me Love
4. Ed Sheeran – Perfect
3. Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – I Don’t Care
2. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
1. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Bonus: Ed Sheeran – Photograph