A popular British singer Ed Sheeran performs pop and folk-rock songs. Ed began his career with performing on the streets of the city and turned into a celebrity with millions of fans. The singer’s full name is Edward Christopher Sheeran. He was born on 17 February 1991 in West Yorkshire. Soon after his birth, the family moved to Suffolk. That’s where Ed spent his childhood. Sheeran became a big fan of music early. When he was just four years old, the boy sang in a church choir.
Ed’s parents weren’t musicians. However, both of them were big music fans. They took their sons to listen to famous artists. The family often visited London to go to concerts.
When he was young, Sheeran was inspired by such stars as Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Pol McCartney, and Eminem. The boy was dreaming of becoming a celebrity. He learned how to play different musical instruments but preferred guitar. When Ed was in school, he wrote his own songs. In 2005, Sheeran recorded his first EP, The Orange Room. A year later, he began filming music videos and uploading them to his own YouTube channel.
When he was 16 years old, Sheeran graduated from school and moved to London to become a professional musician. He was accepted to British Youth Music Theatre and took courses online. The singer gave numerous performances on different outdoor stages in London, getting priceless onstage experience.