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  • Ed Sheeran leads Most Shazamed Artist list for 2018 to date

    Ed Sheeran leads Most Shazamed Artist list for 2018 to date

    Ed Sheeran continues to rack up accolades into 2018 for his Grammy-winning album ÷ (Divide), even though it was released near the beginning of last year. Per Billboard, Sheeran is the Most Shazamed artist for 2018 thus far. He also scored the Most Shazamed track at the midpoint of the year, with his...
  • Ed Sheeran hits more U.S. chart milestones with 'Divide'

    Ed Sheeran hits more U.S. chart milestones with 'Divide'

    Ed Sheeran hit two more impressive U.S. chart milestones this week with his Grammy-winning third studio album, ÷(Divide). Per Billboard, Divide, which claims the No. 6 position on the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, has now spent 50 consecutive weeks in the Top 20. Sheeran also scored an Artist...
  • Ed Sheeran edges out Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift as 'Divide' is Nielsen Music's Top Album 2017

    Ed Sheeran edges out Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift as 'Divide' is Nielsen Music's Top Album 2017

    It looks like Ed Sheeran really did dominate the 2017 music scene with Divide, at least here in the U.S. Per Nielsen Music, Divide was the total volume leader when combining albums + track equivalent albums + on-demand audio streaming equivalent albums. Per a Billboard report excerpt, Divide moved...
  • Ed Sheeran ends 2017 by setting new UK chart record

    Ed Sheeran ends 2017 by setting new UK chart record

    Ed Sheeran ended his massively successful year in music for 2017 by setting a new chart record in his native UK. Per Official Charts Company, Sheeran’s Grammy-nominated third studio album, ÷ (Divide), returned to the summit of the UK Albums Chart, logging nineteen non-consecutive weeks at the top of...
  • Watch Ed Sheeran make his first appearance on ‘The Simpsons’ in new promo clip

    Watch Ed Sheeran make his first appearance on ‘The Simpsons’ in new promo clip

    Fans of Ed Sheeran were most likely filled with plenty of excitement when it was announced back in the summer that the popular singer-songwriter would find himself in “The Simpsons” universe in the animated show’s 29th season. FOX shared the first promo clip from Season 29 Episode 10 on Tuesday...
  • Ed Sheeran plans to remake 'Perfect' with opera singer Andrea Bocelli before Christmas

    Ed Sheeran plans to remake 'Perfect' with opera singer Andrea Bocelli before Christmas

    It appears that Ed Sheeran isn’t done providing fans with updated versions of his hugely successful “Perfect” ballad. In addition to his original solo version of the single from his 2017 Divide LP and the recently released duet with Beyoncé handling the second verse singing duties, Sheeran revealed...
  • Ed Sheeran named most streamed artist on Spotify of 2017

    Ed Sheeran named most streamed artist on Spotify of 2017

    Ed Sheeran was named the most globally streamed artist of 2017 on Spotify’s newly-released Year in Music lists. The Grammy-winning British singer-songwriter also remains the No. 1 most streamed artist on Spotify, garnering 47 million monthly listeners. Sheeran’s Grammy-nominated third studio album...
  • Ed Sheeran reveals 2018 North American stadium concert dates

    Ed Sheeran reveals 2018 North American stadium concert dates

    Ed Sheeran added onto his previously announced 2018 touring plans on Friday evening, as the guitarist and pop singer revealed his North American stadium concert dates set for late summer and fall of next year. The Divide singer and part-time Game of Thrones fireside minstrel will start his 201...
  • Ed Sheeran talks collaborating with his brother on 'Perfect'

    Ed Sheeran talks collaborating with his brother on 'Perfect'

    Ed Sheeran will soon be releasing his romantic ballad “Perfect” as his next single from his chart-topping third studio album, Divide. During a recent interview with Steve Wazz at Duke University he revealed the song is the first one he wrote for the album, it’s his favorite and marks the first time...
  • Ed Sheeran to perform in someone's home to help refugees

    Ed Sheeran to perform in someone's home to help refugees

    Ed Sheeran will take time out from his Divide World Tour to support Amnesty International’s Give a Home concert series that will take place for one day only on Sept. 20. Sheeran joins a large host of artists who will participate in the effort to support over 20 million refugees worldwide by playing...
  • Watch: Ed Sheeran releases music video after visiting Ghana

    Watch: Ed Sheeran releases music video after visiting Ghana

    One of the most powerful aspects of listening to music, is its ability to transport the listener to another place and time. Ed Sheeran is hoping to do just that with a new music video for “Bibia Be Ye Ye,” one of the songs off his latest album, ÷ (pronounced Divide). This time around, Sheeran takes...
  • Ed Sheeran earns two more exciting UK achievements as 2017 passes midpoint

    Ed Sheeran earns two more exciting UK achievements as 2017 passes midpoint

    Ed Sheeran’s great year recently got even better when the “Shape of You” singer snagged two more important accolades in his native UK at 2017’s midpoint. First, he made the 2017 Mercury Prize Shortlist and second, his chart-busting, record-setting Divide album tops UK Official Charts half-year...
  • Ed Sheeran swaps places with Lorde as 'Divide' tops Aussie Albums Chart for 14th week

    Ed Sheeran swaps places with Lorde as 'Divide' tops Aussie Albums Chart for 14th week

    Ed Sheeran’s Divide has returned to the top of the Australian Albums Chart this week after being bumped to second place last week by Lorde’s critically-acclaimed new album Melodrama. The chart summit swap gives the “Castle on the Hill” singer his 14th non-consecutive week at No. 1 on the Aussie...
  • Ed Sheeran breaks more records after expanding Aussie tour date list

    Ed Sheeran breaks more records after expanding Aussie tour date list

    The mutual love affair between Ed Sheeran and his huge Australian fan base rages on as the “Shape of You” singer breaks more records by extending his Australasian tour date list. Sheeran expanded his Australia and New Zealand stadium tour to include a total of 18 shows. According to Billboard, the...
  • Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' earns 4X Platinum BPI Award distinction

    Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' earns 4X Platinum BPI Award distinction

    Ed Sheeran’s Divide has gone 4X Platinum. British Phonographic IndustryAward stats showed that the critically-acclaimed album has earned one Platinum every week since its release. Each Platinum cert represents 300,000 units of sales. Multiply that by four and that means the Grammy-winning singer...
  • Ed Sheeran adds second show at Verizon Center

    Ed Sheeran adds second show at Verizon Center

    Due to the incredible demand, it was announced today a second Ed Sheeran show has been added to his stop at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Tickets are on sale now for the  Sept. 19 performance, tickets for the Sep 20, 2017 concert will go on sale Mar 24 at 10:00 am. Recently, the Grammy Award...
  • 6 more mind-blowing milestones Ed Sheeran has hit with 'Divide'

    6 more mind-blowing milestones Ed Sheeran has hit with 'Divide'

    Ed Sheeran locked in his status as a pop superstar after the Grammy-winning, chart-smashing success of his sophomore album x (Multiply). Now, he’s catapulted himself somewhere into the stratosphere with the massive response to his third studio album, Divide. 2017 is churning out firsts for the...
  • Ed Sheeran poised to clinch UK chart-topping double with 'Divide' opening week album sales

    Ed Sheeran poised to clinch UK chart-topping double with 'Divide' opening week album sales

    Ed Sheeran is on track to capture an impressive UK chart double win with massive sales of his third studio album, ÷ (Divide), which hit the global music landscape on March 6. An Official Charts reported that at midweek Divide  has sold 432,000 units in its first three days factoring in physical...
  • Ed Sheeran is plotting musical film featuring a soundtrack of his songs

    Ed Sheeran is plotting musical film featuring a soundtrack of his songs

    Ed Sheeran has a firm foothold on the international music scene with the recent chart-smashing release of his third studio album, Divide. Now, it seems the “Shape of You” singer is looking to diversify his creative portfolio by marrying his love of music with his love of film. In an interview with...
  • Ed Sheeran dropped 'Divide' on YouTube in its entirety and it's amazing

    Ed Sheeran dropped 'Divide' on YouTube in its entirety and it's amazing

    With the kind of buzz Ed Sheeran has been building about his third studio album, ÷ Divide, fans and critics alike could build a great case for declaring today, the day of its release, “Global Ed Sheeran Day.” Yes, Divide is finally here in all its distinctive Ed Sheeran glory. And, the cherry on top...
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