Ed Sheeran Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

7th March 2017

Quote: "The Forbes list actually f**ked it up. I was getting texts from people with pictures of cars going, 'I'd like this for my birthday, please. This one's only .06 per cent of your annual income.'" British pop star Ed Sheeran had to cut some friends out of his life after having his fortune reported in top finance magazine Forbes. The magazine bosses estimated he banked $57 million (£46.7 million) in 2015 alone.

7th March 2017

Quote: "Often, I'm like, 'Is it bad that I drink almost every single day?' And then I look at my friends and most of them do the same. And they're actually worse than me. The first thing Americans say is, 'There's a problem, and you need to go to rehab!' But I don't wake up and drink. I don't depend on drink. I can go without it completely. I just enjoy going out and having fun, being 25." Ed Sheeran doesn't think he has a drinking problem.

7th March 2017

Quote: "He's in a very good place - very sober, very present. There's been a 180 (change) that's happened, and there's no diva behaviour whatsoever. It really suits him." Ed Sheeran is impressed with pal Justin Bieber's new outlook after a battle with his demons.

5th March 2017

Fact: Ed Sheeran has broken the record for the highest number of first-day streams for an album on Spotify. The 26-year-old singer clocked up a huge 56,727,861 streams on Friday (03Mar17) for his new album, ÷. His track Shape of You has also broken the record for the highest one-day streams for a song, with 10,123,630 plays on Spotify.

24th February 2017

Quote: "First time I ever met Katy, I played a gig in Toronto, and I was sweating so bad. I walked up to her, and I was like, 'Hi.' And she said, 'I would hug you, but ew.'" Ed Sheeran recalls the first time he crossed paths with Katy Perry.

17th February 2017

Fact: Chart-topper Ed Sheeran celebrated his 26th birthday on Friday (17Feb17) by releasing his favourite song from his upcoming new album. He also offered up a video, tweeting, "As it's my birthday I dropped a new song called How Would You Feel (Paean), give it a listen while I eat some cake." He later added: "Thanks for all the birthday love. You all rule."

15th February 2017

Fact: Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes and The Chainsmokers are set to perform at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in California on 5 March (17). Other performers include Miley Cyrus' sister Noah, Big Sean and Bruno Mars.

14th February 2017

Fact: Katy Perry is set to perform her new single Chained to the Rhythm at the 2017 BRIT Awards on 22 February (17) at London's O2 Arena. She joins previously announced performers Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Little Mix.

12th February 2017

Quote: “I remember when I did a song with her for her album, I was in San Francisco and they sent someone with a locked briefcase with an iPad and one song on it, and they flew to San Francisco and played the song I’ve done with her. And they asked if I like it, and I was like, ‘Yeah,’ and then they took it back. That’s how I heard it.” Ed Sheeran on the extreme lengths his pal Taylor Swift will go to to keep her songs from being leaked.

6th February 2017

Fact: Ed Sheeran is set to perform at the 2017 BRIT Awards on 22 February (17) at London's O2 Arena. The appearance marks his first major live performance since he returned from his year-long break. Other performers include Little Mix, Bruno Mars and Robbie Williams.

19th January 2017

Quote: ''I've done some live stuff with Beyonce but I'd love to do a song song, like an original song. We did a really cool thing at a Stevie Wonder show and then I went on and sang Drunk In Love at her show but that's it; I'd love to do an original song with her.'' Ed Sheeran adds a Beyonce duet to his bucket list.

18th January 2017

Quote: "I struggled for, like, two weeks... (but) it wasn't that hard. I would go to meet a friend in a pub... and they'd be late, so I'd kid of sit there and have a pint and think rather than mindlessly scroll and it was good... I started work (again) and I was like, 'I don't want it back'." Ed Sheeran on his self-imposed, year-long social media black-out.

18th January 2017

Quote: "I'm glad it didn't hit my eye... although I probably could have worked an eyepatch." Ed Sheeran jokes about his facial scar. The singer was cut when British royal Princess Beatrice accidentally caught him with the blade of a sword at a party.

6th January 2017

Quote: "It's actually a really random one because I went in to write songs for other people with a guy called Steve MAC and Johnny MCDaid, and we were writing this song and I was like, 'This would really work for Rihanna'. And then I started singing lyrics like, 'Putting Van The Man on the jukebox', and I was like, 'Well she's not really going to sing that, is she?' And then we sort of decided halfway through that we were just going to make it for me." Ed Sheeran's new song Shape of Me started out as a song for Rihanna.

10th December 2015

Fact: British pop star Ed Sheeran stunned fans at his concert in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday night (09Dec15) by bringing out his friend Sir Elton John for a duet. They previously performed together during Ed's run of gigs at London's Wembley Stadium in July (15).

11th November 2015

Quote: "When that went up, everyone was like, 'It looks so bad!' A lot of people had a go at me for it and (said) that it seems like quite a stupid tattoo, but I played the biggest venue you can play in England and I sold it out for three nights. England's national emblem is a lion, and all my tattoos are things I've done in my career, leading to the middle bit, which is the lion. I feel like this is every part of my career put into one and I think it looks cool and I don't really care if anyone else does." Ed Sheeran is proud of his huge new lion tattoo, which he had inked on his chest after selling out gigs at Wembley Stadium.

22nd October 2015

Fact: Justin Bieber has been added to the list of performers at the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs), which take place in Milan, Italy on Sunday (25Oct15). The Baby singer joins the likes of Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams and Jason Derulo on the bill at the awards bash.

30th September 2015

Fact: Ed Sheeran and actress and DJ Ruby Rose will be the odd couple co-hosting the MTV European Music Awards in Milan, Italy on 25 October (15). It looks like it'll be a fun night for the Lego House singer, whose pal Taylor Swift leads the nominations with nine. He himself will battle for the Best Male, Best Live Act and Best World Stage trophies.

29th September 2015

Quote: "It was cool...! I was like, 'I hope you weren't offended that I didn't want to make eye contact during that song'. Jay was standing on the side of the stage, and the song is quite open and I just don't want to make eye contact with someone's wife when I'm singing lyrics like that." Ed Sheeran admits singing Drunk in Love with Beyonce at the weekend's Global Citizen Festival was awkward because her husband Jay Z was within earshot.

25th August 2015

Quote: ''I'm extremely excited to be starting-up my own label. It's something I've been planning for some time. I've always loved endorsing acts from the very beginning and I get to work with artists I truly believe in. My first signing is Jamie Lawson. He's an incredible talent, who I've known for a couple of years, and we've actually been on tour this year across Australia and the UK/Europe. Jamie's self-titled album is coming on October 9 and I can't wait for you to hear it.'' Ed Sheeran on his new label Gingerbread Man Records.

13th August 2015

Tweet: "All this kerfuffle over a tattoo. If it was black and white saying a clever phrase in a language I can't speak no one would've said anything... It's not the first weird tattoo I've got and it won't be the last, but I like all of them." British pop star Ed Sheeran dismisses criticism of his latest tattoo - a huge image of a lion emblazoned across his chest.

24th July 2015

Fact: British pop star Ed Sheeran has landed his own U.S. TV special documenting his recent three-night residency at London's Wembley Stadium. The hour-long show will take fans behind the scenes of the sold-out gigs, during which he was joined onstage by Sir Elton John. Ed Sheeran - Live at Wembley Stadium will air on America's NBC network on 16 August (15).

9th July 2015

Fact: Beyonce, Coldplay and Pearl Jam have been announced as headliners for the 2015 Global Citizen Festival, joining British singer Ed Sheeran. The free concert will take place in Central Park, New York City on 26 September (15) to raise awareness for extreme poverty. It is the first event since Coldplay frontman Chris Martin was made curator.

29th June 2015

Fact: Ed Sheeran will be the token Brit at America's annual MACy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular after signing on to headline the weekend bash alongside Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Brad Paisley, Flo Rida and Meghan Trainor.

22nd June 2015

Fact: Ed Sheeran's hit THINKING OUT LOUD has become the first to spend a year in the U.K.'s top 40. The song debuted at number 26 in June, 2014, and holds the title for the longest climb to the top spot, taking 19 weeks to get to number one.

22nd June 2015

Quote: "They couldn't afford the Jenners this year, so I offered to do it for free." Ed Sheeran jokes about following in the footsteps of reality TV siblings Kendall and KYLIE JENNER when he served as the 2015 MuchMusic Video Awards co-host on Sunday (21Jun15). Kim Kardashian's stepsisters emceed the annual event in 2014.

11th June 2015

Fact: British pop star Ed Sheeran is set to headline the 2015 Global Citizen Festival in New York City's Central Park. The singer will hit the stage for the free concert, which aims to help end extreme poverty by 2030, on 26 September (15). Other artists are expected to be announced in early July (15). Jay Z, No Doubt, John Mayer, Alicia Keys, and Carrie Underwood have all performed at the charity event since its launch in 2012.

27th May 2015

Quote: "I've always said I'll never do neck or hands - anything that can be seen in a suit, so I can get married." Tattooed pop star Ed Sheeran on the parts of his body that will remain ink free.

22nd May 2015

Quote: "Getting up and playing with Beyonce - that's the only point I've felt like a rock star. In my own shows, I'm still an awkward British dude with an acoustic guitar." Ed Sheeran admits he rarely feels like a big star onstage.

21st May 2015

Quote: "I'd like to live for a bit. I feel like I live in a bubble at the moment where everything normal happens outside and everything Hollywood happens inside. And I'd like to get on the outside for at least a year I think." Ed Sheeran is planning to take a break after picking up the prestigious Songwriter of the Year trophy at the Ivor Novello Awards in London on Thursday (21May15).

21st May 2015

Quote: "I got to customs in New York once and I had 17 new emails from him and I was like, 'Something must be important'. And they were all video attachments, and I downloaded the first one, and yeah - it was good. And I was at customs and it's pretty hard to get in to America anyway without those sort of videos." Ed Sheeran reveals he regularly receives hilarious emails from Sir Elton John, who presented him with the Songwriter of the Year prize at the Ivor Novello Awards in London on Thursday (21May15).

19th May 2015

Quote: "I love it here. I can't spend more than two or three days in (Las) Vegas, or I will die. 24 hours is a good time for Vegas. You go do your thing and then you have no way for it to ever dip." Brit Ed Sheeran can only spend a day in Sin City before his partying goes overboard. The singer/songwriter was in town over the weekend (16-17May15) to perform at the inaugural U.S. version of Rock in Rio and the Billboard Music Awards.

18th May 2015

Quote: "I get dudes coming up to me all the time saying, 'That song (Thinking Out Loud) gets me laid.' Actually my cousin, who's a girl, she said she gets c**k -blocked all the time to my music, because she goes back to someone's flat and they'll be trying to woo her and start playing my songs and she says, 'No, no I can't!'" Ed Sheeran reveals his sensitive music has been bit of a downer for his relatives and friends.

14th May 2015

Fact: Ed Sheeran, Sir Paul MCCartney and Jamie Cullum are among the stars who have taken part in a video to promote celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Day, which takes place on Friday (15May15). The initiative is geared towards urging governments to commit to offer school kids a better food education.

7th May 2015

Fact: British pop star Ed Sheeran was reduced to tears at a concert in Austin, Texas on Wednesday night (06May15) when he allowed a gig-goer to propose to his girlfriend on stage. The singer took to Twitter.com after the romantic moment to write, "proposal tonight in austin, i might've welled up, but don't say anything."

30th April 2015

Quote: "Yeah I got a text. I don't think it's bad press is it?" Ed Sheeran is adamant his friend Harry Styles was not upset with him for discussing the size of his manhood during a recent interview.

30th April 2015

Quote: "As long as he's happy that should be the only thing people care about. You don't want to force someone to be unhappy just to keep other people happy." Ed Sheeran is convinced Zayn Malik made the right decision by quitting One Direction.

29th April 2015

Fact: Actor Jeremy Renner showed off his musical skills by performing a parody of Ed Sheeran's song THINKING OUT LOUD about his AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON character Hawkeye while playing the piano on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on Tuesday (28Apr15).

27th April 2015

Quote: "Ed Sheeran got me hooked on Nando's when we were on The Red Tour. I know it's quite a normal thing in England, but we are deprived of the mango chicken wraps and grilled corn in America! I love getting a side of grilled halloumi cheese and the spicy rice. The chips are amazing too. OK I just love everything about Nando's, I'm not sorry." Taylor Swift became a huge fan of chicken chain restaurant Nando's after ED SHEERAN took her to a U.K. branch.

15th April 2015

Quote: 'He definitely hasn't got a little thing, so no, I did not write Little Things about (his) little things." Ed Sheeran reveals pal Harry Styles is well endowed.

31st March 2015

Fact: British singer Ed Sheeran will host Canada's Much Music Video Awards on 21 June (15).

27th March 2015

Quote: "The most important thing in life is to be happy, and if he was unhappy in that situation then, yeah, don't stay in it. You don't want to make yourself unhappy just to earn money, that's not what life's about. You're meant to enjoy life, and if he wasn't enjoying his life then fair play to him. I think the difference between me taking a break and him taking a break is he has four other people to worry about. I'll definitely take a break, but it won't be a noticeable break because no one will be like, 'He's left the band'." Ed Sheeran is convinced Zayn Malik made the right choice when he announced his decision to leave One Direction earlier this week (beg23Mar15)

23rd March 2015

Fact: The video for Ed Sheeran and Rudimental's new tune Bloodstream features Goodfellas star Ray Liotta as a washed-up frontman of a fictional hair-metal group.

23rd March 2015

Fact: Ed Sheeran has signed British singer/songwriter Jamie Lawson as the first act to his record label, Gingerbread. Lawson has been supporting Sheeran during his world tour and the newly-signed star joined Sheeran during an interview with Australian radio host Kent 'Smallzy' Small on Nova FM to announce the news and perform his new single Wasn't Expecting That.

18th February 2015

Fact: British singer Ed Sheeran celebrated his 24th birthday on Tuesday (17Feb15) by taking on his girlfriend Athina Andrelos in a sumo wrestling match. Andrelos shared a snap on Instagram.com of the couple holding hands while dressed in padded costumes. That evening, Sheeran performed in Tallinn, Estonia as part of his tour.

10th February 2015

Quote: "I love coming back and touring America. The food's just everywhere, it's great. All my mates went off to travel after university, and I never even went to university, so I didn't even do the travelling part. So this is me travelling, and getting to see the world. My way of seeing the world is eating food. I love food." British star Ed Sheeran will eat his way across the U.S. on his North American tour in May (15).

9th February 2015

Tweet: "I love @ladygaga. Spoke to her earlier and she mistook me for a waiter. Gotta love the #Grammys. #INeedANewSuit? Aha". British pop star Ed Sheeran had an awkward run-in with Lady GaGa at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (08Feb15).

4th February 2015

Fact: Ed Sheeran's mother has designed a bracelet to raise money for a hospice charity. Imogen Sheeran, a jewellery designer, created the colourful trinket as part of a fundraising drive for the St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich, England.

20th January 2015

Fact: Will Smith, Kiefer Sutherland and Ed Sheeran are among the celebrities lined up to test their driving skills on U.K. motoring show Top Gear. They will all take part in the Star in a Reasonably-Priced Car segment, in which a celebrity races against the clock in a modest, family car. Sheeran, who does not have a driving licence, will be seen taking the challenge in the first episode of the new series, which airs in the U.K. on Sunday (25Jan15).

15th January 2015

Tweet: "Chuffed to be nominated for 4 Brit awards." Ed Sheeran celebrates his latest accolades for the 2015 BRIT Awards.

14th January 2015

Tweet: "I can live in it, its really enjoyable" Ed Sheeran humorously responds to Noel Gallagher's announcement that he can't "live in a world" where the Thinking Out Loud hitmaker is headlining London's Wembley Stadium for three nights.

13th January 2015

Fact: Madonna, AC DC, Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran have been announced as performers at the upcoming Grammy Awards ceremony. The musicians will take to the stage during the prizegiving in Los Angeles on 8 February (15).

26th December 2014

Quote: "He’s lovely, and they live in the same building. The magic might present itself eventually." Ed Sheeran thinks pals Taylor Swift and Orlando Bloom would make the perfect couple, as well as good neighbours.

16th December 2014

Fact: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith are set to headline the 2015 BRIT Awards ceremony. The annual prizegiving will be broadcast live from London's O2 Arena on 25 February (15).

19th November 2014

Fact: British singer Ed Sheeran surprised locals in Surrey, England earlier this year (14) when he began to sing in a small pub. He popped in for a quiet drink and whilst drinking at the bar he performed new song Thinking Out Loud before it was even released. Now the owner of the bar has posted a clip of the moment online.

16th November 2014

Fact: British singer Ed Sheeran will celebrate the end of his world tour next year (15) with a one-off show at London's Wembley Stadium. The sports venue is the largest stadium in the U.K. with a capacity of 90,000.

4th November 2014

Fact: British pop star Ed Sheeran has teamed up with American rapper Hoodie Allen for the release of new single All About It. It is rare for Sheeran to feature in his own music video but the pair stars in clip, dressed up as superheroes and an astronaut.

29th October 2014

Fact: Musicians Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, and Joss Stone are adding their star power to America's first Rock In Rio festival next year (15). The famous Brazilian event will be held at Las Vegas' MGM Resort and feature previously announced headliners Taylor Swift, Metallica, No Doubt and John Legend, among others.

22nd September 2014

Quote: "I think it's making homosexuality more acceptable within hip-hop to have one of the biggest rappers out there speaking about it quite openly. I love the way he did it at the Grammys. It's good to have songs out there, songs that make people think." Ed Sheeran is a big fan of rapper MACklemore, who he joined onstage at the iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas on Saturday (20Sep14) to perform his gay rights anthem Same Love.

12th September 2014

Quote: "There was a thing that happened around a year ago, which popped again recently, involving Miley Cyrus... What happened was, I went to an after-party at the Grammys... and I just had a bit of a rant, which I didn't really mean... along the lines of, 'Your voice is amazing, your songs are amazing, just stop twerking'. I didn't say it in the nicest way and I genuinely do love her music and think her voice is great... I don't really know what to do. I'll find a way to (apologise)." Ed Sheeran on his silly feud with Miley Cyrus.

30th August 2014

Tweet: "Guys hate to break this news but the album won't be out in October... You will have to wait a few more months. Love all the excitement tho (sic)." Hilary Duff's fans will have to wait longer for her upcoming album, which will be her first record in seven years. British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran has collaborated on some tracks.

29th June 2014

Tweet: "182k sold in the Uk week one making it the fastest selling album of the year. I'm on cloud 9 and keep laughing at everything. Love you all." Singer Ed Sheeran is overjoyed after his second album X sold 182,000 copies in one week in his native U.K.

28th June 2014

Quote: "I'm English - that's what we do! I don't have a drinking problem, though." Ed Sheeran on the many references to alcohol in his songs.

27th June 2014

Quote: "I do pinch myself sometimes... I grew up listening to John Mayer and Jason Mraz and the other day, (I got) emails from them. Stuff like that blows my mind." Singer Ed Sheeran is still coming to terms with fame.

27th June 2014

Fact: Pop star Ed Sheeran performed at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (27Jun14), 48 hours ahead of his scheduled set on Sunday (29Jun14), when he joined dance music stars Rudimental onstage. On Sunday, he is due to play on the main stage as support for The Black Keys and headliners Kasabian.

26th June 2014

Fact: Ed Sheeran's new song Afire Love features a sample from hit Tv show Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

25th June 2014

Quote: "I keep discovering new cousins as I tour the world." British singer Ed Sheeran's extended family is always expanding.

25th June 2014

Quote: "I end up in these random situations and try to roll with it. Like, I went to a Passover dinner where I was seated next to Usher, and he said, 'Come to the studio', so I went." British singer Ed Sheeran on how he hooked up with the R&B superstar in the studio. The results of their recording session are expected to feature on Usher's next album.

20th June 2014

Quote: "I know this isn’t going to last forever. Now is the time when I’m making my musical statements and being cool and going to parties. But I don’t think I’ll be living this life in 10 years’ time. If I am, please slap me... (I'll be) back home (with a) bunch of kids." Singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran doesn't expect his popularity to last.

17th June 2014

Quote: "I tend to take in, like, mangy cats off the street. I've got a few cats in my house. I just don't go for the cute ones. They end up looking quite cute once you clean them up and feed them a little bit." Singer Ed Sheeran has a penchant for taking in stray felines.

11th June 2014

Fact: British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran took part in a musical game on Tv by converting iconic hip-hop anthems into country tracks during an appearance on Live From MTV this week (beg09Jun14), picking out rap song titles from a cowboy hat and transforming them into a country style. Sheeran, armed with just his guitar, successfully transformed Jay Z's classic 99 Problems and All I Do Is Win by DJ Khaled, as well as R. Kelly's Ignition (Remix).

30th April 2014

Quote: "I don't think I've ever sold records based on my looks, which is positive, cos (sic) it means that even if I do become a fat slob when I'm older, it won't matter." British pop star Ed Sheeran is happy he's not a hunk.

8th April 2014

Quote: "I don't see myself as a sex symbol, but if other people do, I'm not going to complain. I'm a singer that you never want to see shirtless. No one does! I haven't got a six-pack or pecs." British pop star Ed Sheeran appears baffled by his recently achieved sex symbol status.

3rd December 2013

Quote: "Every single song I have written has come from a personal experience and I'm not a dwarf yet, so writing a song from a dwarf perspective in a land of dragons and wizards was a different way of approaching things. I wasn't channelling a dwarf in myself but watching the film and thinking if I was that dude what would I be thinking." Ed Sheeran on how he created a new tune for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit sequel.

6th November 2013

Fact: Singer/Songwriter Ed Sheeran has penned a new song for the highly-anticipated The Hobbit sequel The Desolation of Smaug. Titled I See Fire, Sheeran produced and played every instrument on the track except for the cello. The song will be featured in the end credits of the film, which hits theatres in December (13).

6th September 2013

Quote: "I've demoed 70 songs. I'm hoping to release three (albums) in three years." British singer Ed Sheeran has written a mammoth collection of songs which he hopes to split into three records.

26th August 2013

Fact: Taylor Swift and her ex Harry Styles appear to have reconciled as friends as both posed for a picture with mutual pal Ed Sheeran at an MTV Video Music Awards party in New York on Sunday night (25Aug13). The couple split after a brief romance earlier this year (13) and sources suggested the break-up was far from amicable, but the former pair was at least on speaking terms at Robin Thicke's post-Vmas party in Brooklyn after Styles and his One Direction bandmates handed out the ceremony's first award for Best Pop Video to Swift's best pal Selena Gomez.

21st August 2013

Fact: Taylor Swift was joined by a handful of special guests as she opened her four-night residency at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Monday night (20Aug13). The Love Story hitmaker invited singers Cher Lloyd, Sara Bareilles and Ed Sheeran to perform with her onstage at the sell-out show.

6th August 2013

Fact: British singer Ed Sheeran enjoyed a night out with One Direction star Harry Styles on Monday (05Aug13). He posted a picture of himself posing with Styles on his Instagram.com page. Styles was recently rumoured to have split from Sheeran's friend and tour mate Taylor Swift.

29th July 2013

Fact: Taylor Swift and her tour mate, British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, enjoyed a little break from their busy schedules on Sunday (28Jul13) by heading out for a little stand-up paddle boarding session near the country superstar's new home in Rhode Island.

29th July 2013

Tweet: "I'm entering an all you can eat competition today, and I'm gonna win it. My stomach is a safe haven for grub." British singer Ed Sheeran prepares to take part in an eating contest.

24th July 2013

Quote: "You know what, everyone has their off days. I do wear some questionable things now and then, but I live out of one suitcase, and when my clothes aren't clean, I'll usually wear the T-shirts my fans give me." British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran brushes off criticisms about his sense of style after he was recently named GQ magazine's Worst Dressed Man of the Year.

23rd July 2013

Quote: "Women (fans) keep stealing them. I used to have so many, now I have one." Singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran is struggling to keep hold of his collection of hooded sweatshirts.

15th July 2013

Quote: "He's p**sing in mop buckets... I p**sed in (a) bin once. On a bus. Really late at night after a festival. So I can appreciate Bieber's struggle... I do like Bill Clinton though... That's kind of like the equivalent of me sh**ting in a shoe box and saying I didn't like the Queen." British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran reacts to a video which purportedly shows Justin Bieber relieving himself in a mop bucket in the kitchen of a restaurant and shouting curse words at a picture of former U.S. President Bill Clinton.

19th June 2013

Quote: "The fans go crazy for a bit then calm down. One mum in San Francisco wondered if I would be the first kiss for her daughter. She was nine - pretty sure that's a crime." British singer Ed Sheeran is baffled by the behaviour of his fans' parents.

24th May 2013

Fact: Ed Sheeran performed with fellow singer-songwriter Gavin Degraw at an early morning concert in New Jersey on Friday (24May13). The pair's performance was part of the annual Scott and Todd's Summer Blast-Off at Jenkinson's Pavilion in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.

20th May 2013

Tweet: "Congrats to @Example's new wife for making an honest man out of him, what a lass. and to him for getting married of course". Singer Ed Sheeran congratulates British rapper Example on his marriage to actress/model Erin MCNaught on Saturday (18May13).

13th May 2013

Quote: "Kanye West has that line, 'White people make money and don't spend it', and that's pretty much me. I'm renovating a property where I grew up. This is going to be the family house for when I have kids and stuff. I'm planting a lot of trees. Actually it's a farm I'm turning into a woodland." British singer Ed Sheeran has invested in a home in England.

11th May 2013

Quote: ''I used my Uk phone over here for about a month and the bill was five grand when I got home. I am not going to use my Uk phone any more and my bill's only about $60 a month now, that's around £40.'' British musician Ed Sheeran ran up an astronomical phone bill while using his U.K. mobile during his U.S. tour.

9th May 2013

Tweet: "Got another wisdom tooth growing through. I don't feel no wiser". British pop star Ed Sheeran is struggling with dental pain.

13th April 2013

Fact: Taylor Swift enjoyed a day out at Florida's Walt Disney World with her tourmate Ed Sheeran on Friday (12Apr13). The Love Story hitmaker uploaded photos from the trip to her Twitter.com page, including one image showing the country star screaming on a rollercoaster. The pair performed in Orlando on Thursday (11Apr12) and Friday night.

3rd April 2013

Tweet: "Fell asleep on the beach without sunscreen and now my body looks like a Saint George cross". British singer Ed Sheeran is all red after taking a nap in the sun.

27th February 2013

Quote: "We had about two hours in Taylor's dressing room, just me, Taylor and Elton, just chatting about everything going on in the music industry. Taylor being one of the biggest acts in the world at the moment and Elton being one of the biggest acts in the world ever, just watching that conversation was fascinating.'' British singer Ed Sheeran hung out with two superstars backstage at the recent Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

18th February 2013

Quote: "It just made me want to quit. There's no one better than him at anything. He's like a quadruple threat." Ed Sheeran regrets checking out Justin Timberlake's post-Grammys gig in Hollywood.

8th February 2013

Quote: "I don't think a collaboration would work with Justin. I think collaborations should be done with people that can actually click. Two male singers makes it very difficult for it to work." British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran has no plans to team up with Justin Bieber in the studio.

1st February 2013

Fact: British singer Ed Sheeran has a special tattoo connection to his friend Harry Styles. They went to a parlour together and opted for similar ink tributes to popular kids' Tv show Pingu.

22nd November 2012

Quote: "That one actually wasn't one of (them) we were supposed to be recording. We went in to record a different one of his... and then (they) played it to us in the session when we were supposed to record something else and we said, 'Alright, we want to record that now.'" Singer Harry Styles reveals to MTV.com that British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran initially had no intention of giving One Direction the ballad Little Things.

20th November 2012

Quote: "I think Ed is fast becoming the most in-demand songwriter in the world. Writing for One Direction has pretty much made him in demand from everybody. I know Justin Bieber loves his songs and I have heard Beyonce and Rihanna want him to write for them as well... in 20 years we could be looking back at him as one of the all-time great songwriters." Taylor Swift tips British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran for big things.

31st October 2012

Tweet: "Congrats to @taylorswift13 for selling 1.2 million albums in a week, orrrrsssuuummmm." Ed Sheeran congratulates pal Taylor Swift on her album success in America.

30th October 2012

Fact: British singer Ed Sheeran has had the word 'Red' tattooed on his arm, sparking speculation the inking is a tribute to his pal Taylor Swift, who this month (Oct12) released an album of the same name.

29th October 2012

Fact: Taylor Swift has invited singer Ed Sheeran to join her on the road. The Brit, who collaborated with the country star on her new track Everything Has Changed, will open for Swift at all 58 shows on her upcoming U.S. tour.

22nd October 2012

Tweet: "Taylor's song ft (featuring) me is #5 in the Usa! Whoop!" Ed Sheeran is thrilled to find pop chart success in America with pal Taylor Swift.

3rd July 2012

Tweet: "Man flu, avoid at all costs or I might cough on you." British singer Ed Sheeran is feeling unwell.

20th June 2012

Fact: British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran has broken a record by entering the U.S. Billboard 200 chart at number five with his debut album +, the highest position ever for a U.K. male, according to his label Asylum Records.

9th June 2012

Quote: "They were in the corner for ages, talking away. I just stood there while they talked, thinking about how surreal it was. We didn't leave until the early hours. My mum loved it though." British singer Ed Sheeran's mother struck up an unlikely friendship with Kylie Minogue after London's Diamond Jubilee concert on Monday (04Jun12).

24th May 2012

Tweet: "This weather is gods way of telling gingers to stay inside, I'm burning up." Redheaded British singer Ed Sheeran is struggling to cope with the heatwave gripping the U.K.

23rd May 2012

Tweet: "Taking some fans to a theme park today, or maybe they are taking me. I don't know who is more excited." British singer Ed Sheeran treated a lucky group of fans to a day out on Wednesday (23May12).

23rd April 2012

Tweet: "Just wrote a song, its one of my favourite ones ive ever done. great success! got my writing mojo back from being on tour, never thought that would happen." British singer Ed Sheeran is thrilled to be penning new material after getting writers' block on tour.

22nd February 2012

Tweet: "Had the most amazing night, thank you all so much for everything." Singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran thanks fans for their support after he walked away with Best British Male and Best Breakthrough Artist prizes at Tuesday's (21Feb12) Brit Awards in London.

2nd November 2011

Quote: "Me and Ed are going to try to do some writing together. I joined him on stage at one of his shows recently so we have vowed to start writing some songs next. Jessie J too. We were meant to have a writing session years ago but our schedules didn't meet. We have to try and make it happen at last." Pop star Pixie Lott is planning to join forces with fellow British singers Jessie J and Ed Sheeran.

11th October 2011

Fact: Actor Rupert Grint appears in British singer Ed Sheeran's music video for new single Lego House.

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