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Edward Christopher Sheeran, MBE (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer-songwriter. 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. It topped the UK and Australian charts, reached number five in the US, and has since been certified eight-times platinum in the UK. The album contains the single “The A Team”, which earned him the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. In 2012, Sheeran won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. “The A Team” was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards, where he performed the song with Elton John.

His second studio album, x (pronounced “multiply”), was released in June 2014. It peaked at number one in the UK and the US, and was named the second-best-selling album worldwide of 2015. In 2015, x won the Brit Award for Album of the Year, and he received the Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. His single from x, “Thinking Out Loud”, earned him two Grammy Awards at the 2016 ceremony: Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.

Sheeran’s third album, ÷ (pronounced “divide”), was released in March 2017. The album debuted at number one in the UK, the US and other major markets, and was the best-selling album worldwide of 2017. The first two singles from the album, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill”, were released in January 2017 and broke records in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and Germany, by debuting in the top two positions of the charts.

He also became the first artist to have two songs debut in the US top 10 in the same week. By March 2017, Sheeran had accumulated ten top 10 singles from ÷ on the UK Singles Chart, breaking the record for most top 10 UK singles from one album. His fourth single from ÷, “Perfect”, reached number one in the US, Australia and the UK, where it became the Christmas number one in 2017. Released in 2019, his fourth studio album, No.6 Collaborations Project, debuted atop the UK and US charts and spawned three UK number one singles, “I Don’t Care”, “Beautiful People” and “Take Me Back to London”.

Sheeran has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, making him one of the world’s best-selling music artists.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. An alumnus of the National Youth Theatre in London, as an actor Sheeran has portrayed a recurring role on The Bastard Executioner, and in 2019, he appeared in the film Yesterday.

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Afire Love Chords | How To Play Afire Love On Guitar By Ed Sheeran

Learn Afire Love chords and lyrics by Ed Sheeran. A song that will the improve both strumming and chord changes as well as add to your song vocabulary on your guitar journey…

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Shape Of You Chords | How To Play Shape Of You On Guitar By Ed Sheeran

Learn Shaoe Of You chords and lyrics by Ed Sheeran. A song that will the improve both strumming and chord changes as well as add to your song vocabulary on your guitar journey…

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Perfect Chords | How To Play Perfect On Guitar By Ed Sheeran

Learn Perfect chords and lyrics by Ed Sheeran taken from his 2017 album Divine. The chords are pretty straight forward in G Major, D Major, E Minor and C Major although Take care with the strumming and the time signature which is a 6/8 (slow waltz)…

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Photograph Chords | How To Play Photograph On Guitar By Ed Sheeran

In this lesson your going to learn Ed Sheeran’s great pop song Photograph taken from his 2014 album entitled “X”. Although there is various ways you can play this song, I’ve chosen to keep it as simplistic as possible for you using both open and barre chords combined.

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Thinking Out Loud Chords | How To Play Thinking Out Loud On Guitar By Ed Sheeran

In today’s lesson your going to learn the biggest hit of 2014, Ed Sheeran’s classic “Thinking Out Loud”. Ed won the grammy award for record of the year and there is some lovely chordal ideas to get your teeth in. Although you can play thinking out loud chords without a capo I prefer to play this song on Capo 2…

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A Team Chords | How To Play A Team By Ed Sheeran On Guitar

In this guitar lesson were going to learn Ed Sheeran’s first big hit, A Team. There is 5 chords all together and uses mostly the same strumming pattern, which is Down-Down-Up-Down-Up…To get the right feel watch the video guitar lesson to get the right rhythm and timing…

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