He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.He dropped out of school at 16, and moved to London the following year, in 2008, to pursue a career in music.
He also did a few collaborations with Essex singer, Leddra Chapman, including Cee Lo Green's "Fuck You".
In February 2010, Sheeran posted a video through SB.
TV, and rapper, Example, invited Sheeran to tour with him.
Their work usually took them to London, and they spent their weekends travelling with their children, while playing music.
Sheeran's early childhood memories include listening to the records of Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton.
According to Sheeran, the album that first introduced him to music was Van Morrison's Irish Heartbeat.He released another EP in 2009, You Need Me, just before going on tour with Just Jack.After signing with Asylum Records, his debut album, + (read as "plus"), was released on 9 September 2011 and has since been certified six-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.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.As part of his world tour, Sheeran played three sold-out concerts at London's Wembley Stadium in July 2015, his biggest solo shows to date.