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Ed Sheeran Confirms He Was Never Actually "Homeless"

By Nick Hill | 20th October 2014

Many fans of Ed Sheeran were shocked to learn that the young British musician was apparently homeless for some time before becoming a music success, well they will be relieved to know that this isn't...

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After Fighting His Way To The Top, Ed Sheeran Is Ready To Share His "Visual Journey"

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th October 2014

Ed Sheeran is a pretty big deal now, just fyi. But before his undeniable songwriting talent got him to the top – all within the space of four-five years, Sheeran was a struggling musician just...

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Ed Sheeran Scores Biggest Selling Album Of 2014 So Far

By Ed Biggs | 4th October 2014

Ed Sheeran has the biggest selling album of the year so far. A list of the most successful albums of 2014 has been compiled and released by the Official Charts Company, which is topped by...

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Ed Sheeran Records New Songs With Swift, Admires Spears, Dedicates Song To Cameron

By Ed Biggs | 2nd October 2014

More Ed Sheeran news in what’s been a mind-bogglingly successful 2014! The distinctive singer-songwriter made a number of revelations during a Q&A session at the recent Amazon Front Row event. Where to begin?Ed Sheeran made...

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Bearded Kids In The Pub (Music Industry) Contributed £3.8 Billion To UK Economy

By Michael West | 17th September 2014

The British music industry contributed £3.8 billion to the UK economy in 2013, according to an annual trade report. The increase can be traced to individual revenues by musicians, singers, composers, songwriters and lyricists, which...

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Damien Rice Teams Up With Rick Rubin On His Long-awaited Third Album [Listen To My Favourite Faded Fantasy]

By Holly Williams | 9th September 2014

Eight years after the release of his acclaimed number one second album '9', Damien Rice is returning with a new record entitled 'My Favourite Faded Fantasy' - and from what we've heard, the result looks...

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Mtv Video Music Awards 2014 - Check Out The Red Carpet Pics! [Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 26th August 2014

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards were held at The Forum in California last night (Sunday 24th August). The great and the good from music industry turned out en masse to receive awards and celebrate...

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Matt Pagan Describes Collabro's Number One Spot As "Unbelievable"

By Lenny Barksdale | 25th August 2014

Matt Pagan’s journey to the top hasn’t been your typical one; the former kitchen salesman from Carlisle now fronts the Britain’s Got Talent-winning band Collabro, and their debut album, Stars, just beat Ed Sheeran to...

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Results For Mtv Vmas See Miley Cyrus And Beyonce As The Primary Winners

By Holly Williams | 25th August 2014

The results for MTV's Video Music Awards are in, with a mixture of the surprising and the obvious. Perhaps the two most important awards of the night, 'Video of the Year' and the 'Michael Jackson...

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Unlikely Pairings - When Comedians And Musicians Come Together

By Dan Greaves | 19th August 2014

Following surprising reports that Las Vegas rockers The Killers invited British comedian Jimmy Carr to join them onstage at V Festival, Contact Music looks at five of the most unlikely pairings from the worlds of...

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Ed Sheeran Will Reportedly Be An Usher At Courteney Cox & Snow Patrol Guitarist Johnny Mcdaid's Wedding

By Nick Hill | 19th August 2014

Ed Sheeran is reportedly scheduled to have an important role at the forthcoming wedding of Courteney Cox and Snow Patrol Guitarist Johnny McDaid, and surprisingly it is not to be the wedding singer.Cox and McDaid...

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Ed Sheeran Equals Record With 8th Week At Number 1

By Ed Biggs | 18th August 2014

The astonishing success of Ed Sheeran just keeps on going. His second album X has spent its eighth consecutive week at Number 1 in the UK charts, having debuted there upon release back in June.Ed...

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Ed Sheeran's 'X' Remains No.1 For Sixth Straight Week

By Nick Hill | 4th August 2014

Ed Sheeran's reign over the UK charts continues as his second studio album 'X' secures the top spot for the sixth straight week, and has now become the longest-running consecutive No.1 album for a solo...

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What We Know About Hilary Duff's Comeback Single, 'Chasing The Sun'

By Joe DeAndrea | 23rd July 2014

Lizzie McGuire is back! Well, not really, but Hilary Duff as a musician is back. And that's even better. The 26 year old actress/singer has kept it low key on the music front for quite...

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Bbc Defends Decision To Name Ed Sheeran Most Influential Artist In Black And Urban Music

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th July 2014

The BBC has defended its seemingly inexplicable decision to name Ed Sheeran as the most influential artist within black and urban music. The tax funded Broadcasting Corporation was criticised for being severely out of touch...

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Bbc Faces Backlash After Whitewashed 1xtrapowerlist Names Ed Sheeran Most Influential In Black And Urban Music

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th July 2014

The BBC’s 1Xtra chart for black and urban music, the 1XtraPower List, turns out to be remarkably, embarrassingly white. The list of the “most influential artists” has been referred to as “the saddest list in...

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UK Charts Now Count Streaming, Ariana Grande Wins On Own Turf

By Victoria Pavlova | 7th July 2014

As of this week, Ariana Grande can chalk up another achievement – her single Problem isthe first UK Number One in the Official Singles Chart based on sales as well as streaming data.Ariana Grande's Problem...

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A Week In News: Sheeran's 'X' Ed, 'Transformers' Schools Rivals, Monty Python Class Reunion, A 'Hundred-year-old Man' Breaks All The Rules

By Lauren James | 4th July 2014

Glastooo!: You'd have had to have been living under 17 rocks on the other side of the world to avoid the constant Glastonbury Festival coverage. As well as hundreds of thousands of punters, Somerset's Worthy...

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Ed Sheeran Storms Charts With ‘X’, But Is It Any Good?

By Lauren James | 3rd July 2014

Ed Sheeran is not a singer who has to worry about what critics say. You wouldn't either, if your latest album had stormed the charts worldwide, selling zillions of copies and breaking umpteen records. Having...

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A Successful Experiment: Ed Sheeran's "X" Becomes Fastest Selling Album In The UK

By Victoria Pavlova | 30th June 2014

Ed Sheeran’s list of record achievements keeps growing, as his sophomore album X became the fastest selling album of 2014 so far, moving 182,000 copies in its very first week. This trumps the previous record,...

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Ed Sheeran's 'X' Earns U.k. No.1 When Becoming Fastest-selling Album Of 2014

By Nick Hill | 30th June 2014

Ed Sheeran's second studio album 'X' is flying off the shelves.The 23 year-old singer/songwriter entered the U.K. charts on Sunday (June 29th) at No.1 after the newly released 12-tack set became the fastest-selling album of...

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The Highlights From Ed Sheeran's New Album, X

By Joe DeAndrea | 26th June 2014

It was only a couple of years ago when any summary of Ed Sheeran’s music would have began with an introduction of the man himself. Since the release of his debut record, +, back in...

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How Are The Critics Finding Ed Sheeran’S New Album ‘X’

By Stephanie Chase | 25th June 2014

He’s the nicest guy in pop and Taylor’s Swift’s favorite red haired signer, but let’s not forget that Ed Sheeran is also one of music’s most promising young talents. The 23 year old singer songwriter...

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Ed Sheeran Received Sage Advice From Fairy Godfather-like Pharrell

By Victoria Pavlova | 11th June 2014

With his sophomore album, X, Ed Sheeran is taking a whole new musical direction and he couldn’t have found a better advisor than Pharrell Williams. In his new MTV documentary, Sheeran talks about the process...

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Ed Sheeran Is Talented, Hardworking, Friendly And All Things Good And Lovely, According To New Mtv Docu-series

By Victoria Pavlova | 11th June 2014

While Taylor Swift relaxes from her busy schedule by making Drake-themed crafts for Ed Sheeran, her BFF just launched a new MTV docuseries. Nine Days and Nights of Ed Sheeran premiered last night on the...

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Taylor Swifts Gifts Ed Sheeran With Drake Embroidery Of Friendship

By Lauren James | 10th June 2014

Taylor Swift has expressed her friendship with Ed Sheeran once more by gifting her fellow singer-songwriter and BFF with a unique and charming hand-embroidered creation. The thoughtful needlepoint features cartoon-like representations of the pair with...

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Ed Sheeran Announces First North American Arena Tour

By Stephanie Chase | 14th April 2014

Fresh off the back of sharing the stage with BFF Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran has just announced dates for his first ever North American arena tour. Kicking off on August 22nd, the initial tour...

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Seth Rogen And Aidy Bryant Violate 'Snl' Code In New Improv Clip [Video]

By Lauren James | 10th April 2014

In readiness for his long-awaited Saturday Night Live hosting slot this weekend, Seth Rogen has released a classic SNL promo clip in which he jokes around with cast member Aidy Bryant in multiple takes. If...

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Ed Sheeran Announces Return With New Album 'X'

By Michael West | 7th April 2014

Ed Sheeran has announced details of his upcoming second album, which is titled x. The follow-up to Sheeran's smash-hit debut will hit shelves on June 23.Ed Sheeran Will Release His Second Album in June"[It] is...

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Ed Sheeran Names New Album 'X' Or 'Multiply' And Promises New Music For Monday

By Lauren James | 4th April 2014

Ed Sheeran has revealed that he will be debuting new music from his upcoming album on Monday (7th April) via Zane Lowe's show on BBC Radio 1. "Monday, 7:30pm, Radio 1, Zane Lowe is premiering...

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