Ed Sheeran

English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has released 3 albums, 14 extended plays, 24 singles (including 11 as a featured artist), and 20 music videos. Originally an indie artist selling music independently on his own label starting in 2005, Sheeran released nine EPs, steadily gaining public and critical acclaim, resulting in his signing to Atlantic Records, in January 2011. Five months later, Sheeran released his first single, “The A Team”, on 12 June 2011. It debuted at No. 3 on the UK Singles Chart with first-week sales of 57,607 copies. The track attained international chart success, reaching the top ten in numerous countries including Australia and New Zealand, where it peaked at No. 2 and No. 3 respectively. The release was succeeded by a second single, “You Need Me, I Don’t Need You”, in August 2011, which peaked at No. 4 in the United Kingdom.

Sheeran released his major label debut studio album, +, on 9 September 2011. In its first week, + debuted at No. 1 in the UK Albums Chart selling over 100,000 copies in its first week and was certified 7× Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry for sales of 2.1 million copies. The album spawned a further three singles, including “Lego House”, which reached the top five in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. “Drunk” was released in February 2012, becoming Sheeran’s fourth consecutive top ten single when it peaked at No. 9. “Small Bump” was released in May 2012, peaking at No. 25 in the UK. The final single from +, “Give Me Love”, was released on 21 November 2012 and peaked at No. 18 in the UK.

In 2014, Sheeran released his second studio album, × (Multiply), which peaked at No. 1 in the UK, Ireland, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Switzerland and Norway. It was the fastest-selling album of 2014 in the UK, shifting 180,000 copies in its first week of release. Five singles were released from the album: “Sing”, “Don’t”, “Thinking Out Loud”, “Bloodstream” (a collaboration with Rudimental), and “Photograph”. × was also the best-selling album of the year in the UK, with almost 1.7 million copies sold.

Sheeran released two singles, “Shape of You”, “Castle on the Hill”, his first solo material in two years, on 3 January 2017. His third studio album, ÷, followed on 3 March 2017. It debuted at No. 1 in 14 countries, including the UK, where it sold 672,000 units in its first week to become the fastest-selling album by a male solo artist there and the third-highest opening ever (behind Adele’s 25 and Oasis’ Be Here Now). It also topped the charts in the United States, Canada, and Australia.

All the tracks on the album reached the top 20 of the UK Singles Chart in the week of the album’s release, due mainly to heavy streaming. Sheeran also surpassed Calvin Harris’ record of top 10 hits from one album. The third single, “Galway Girl”, peaked at No. 2 in the UK. As of July 2015, Sheeran’s song output has moved 16.9 million downloads in the United States.


Artist: Ed Sheeran
Title: Shape of You
Album: ÷ (Explicit)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2017)
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Artist: Ed Sheeran
Title: Thinking Out Loud
Album: x (Explicit)
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Artist: Ed Sheeran
Title: Lego House
Album: + (Explicit)
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Artist: Ed Sheeran
Title: Radio (JME)
Album: No.5 (Explicit)
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Artist: Ed Sheeran
Title: The A Team
Album: Live At The Bedford
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Artist: Ed Sheeran
Title: Let It Out
Album: Loose Change
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Artist: Ed Sheeran
Title: Cold Coffee
Album: Songs I Wrote With Amy (Explicit)
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Artist: Ed Sheeran
Title: Be Like You
Album: You Need Me (EP)
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Studio albums

÷ (3 March 2017 Label: Atlantic), × (23 June 2014 Label: Atlantic), + (9 September 2011 Label: Atlantic).

Video albums
Jumpers for Goalposts: Live at Wembley Stadium (2015 Label: Atlantic).

Box sets
5 (2015 Label: Atlantic, Gingerbread Man).

Extended plays

iTunes Festival: London 2012 (2012 EP Label: Atlantic), The Slumdon Bridge (with Yelawolf) (2012 Label: Atlantic), Thank You (2011 EP Label: Atlantic), iTunes Festival: London 2011 (2011 EP Label: Atlantic), One Take (2011 EP Label: Atlantic), No. 5 Collaborations Project (2011 Label: Ed Sheeran), Live at the Bedford (2010 Label: Ed Sheeran), Songs I Wrote with Amy (2010 Label: Ed Sheeran), Loose Change (2010 Label: Ed Sheeran), You Need Me (2009 Label: Ed Sheeran), Want Some? (2007 Label: Ed Sheeran), Ed Sheeran (2006 Label: Ed Sheeran), The Orange Room (2005 Label: Ed Sheeran).

As lead artist

“Galway Girl” (2017 Album ÷), “Shape of You” (2017 Album ÷), “Castle on the Hill” (2017 Album ÷), “Photograph” (2015 Album ×), “Bloodstream” (with Rudimental) (2015 Album ×), “Thinking Out Loud” (2014 Album ×), “Don’t” (2014 Album ×), “Sing” (2014 Album ×), “I See Fire” (2013 Album The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug), “Give Me Love” (2012 Album +), “Small Bump” (2012 Album +), “Drunk” (2012 Album +), “Lego House” (2011 Album +), “You Need Me, I Don’t Need You” (2011 Album +), “The A Team” (2011 Album +).

As featured artist

“Reuf” (Nekfeu featuring Ed Sheeran) (2015 Album Feu), “Lay It All on Me” (Rudimental featuring Ed Sheeran) (2015 Album We the Generation), “All About It” (Hoodie Allen featuring Ed Sheeran) (2014 Album People Keep Talking), “Old School Love” (Lupe Fiasco featuring Ed Sheeran) (2013 Non-album single), “Everything Has Changed” (Taylor Swift featuring Ed Sheeran) (2012 Album Red), “Wish You Were Here” (Richard Jones, Nick Mason, Mike Rutherford, David Arnold and Ed Sheeran) (Album A Symphony of British Music), “Watchtower” (Devlin featuring Ed Sheeran) (2012 Album A Moving Picture), “Dreamers” (Rizzle Kicks featuring Pharoahe Monch, Hines, Professor Green, Ed Sheeran, Dappy, Foreign Beggars and Chali 2na) (2012 Album Stereo Typical).

“Hush Little Baby” (Wretch 32 featuring Ed Sheeran) (2012 Album Black and White), “Teardrop” (as part of The Collective) (2011 Album We Are the Collective), “Young Guns” (Lewi White featuring Ed Sheeran, Yasmin, Griminal and Devlin) (Non-album single), “If I Could” (Wiley featuring Ed Sheeran) (2011 Album Chill Out Zone).

Promotional singles

“How Would You Feel (Paean)” (2017 Album ÷), “Growing Up (Sloane’s Song)” (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ed Sheeran) (2015 Album This Unruly Mess I’ve Made), “Make It Rain” (2014 Album Sons of Anarchy), “The Man” (2014 Album ×), “Afire Love” (2014 Album ×), “One” (2014 Album ×).

Other charted songs

“Save Myself” (2017 Album ÷), “Bibia Be Ye Ye” (2017 Album ÷), “Nancy Mulligan” (2017 Album ÷), “Barcelona” (2017 Album ÷), “Hearts Don’t Break Around Here” (2017 Album ÷), “Eraser” (2017 Album ÷), “Supermarket Flowers” (2017 Album ÷), “What Do I Know?” (2017 Album ÷), “New Man” (2017 Album ÷), “Happier” (2017 Album ÷), “Perfect” (2017 Album ÷), “Dive” (2017 Album ÷), “Touch and Go” (2015 Album × Wembley Edition), “Dark Times” (The Weeknd featuring Ed Sheeran) (2015 Album Beauty Behind the Madness), “I Was Made for Loving You” (Tori Kelly featuring Ed Sheeran) (2015 Album Unbreakable Smile), “I Will Take You Home” (2015 Album Bloodstream), “Everything You Are” (2014 Album Don’t), “Shirtsleeves” (2014 Album ×), “Even My Dad Does Sometimes” (2014 Album ×), “Runaway” (2014 Album ×), “Nina” (2014 Album ×), “Take It Back” (2014 Album ×), “Tenerife Sea” (2014 Album ×).

“I’m a Mess” (2014 Album ×), “Bloodstream” (2014 Album ×), “All of the Stars” (2014 Album The Fault in Our Stars)”Candle in the Wind” (2014 Album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Revisited & Beyond), “Friends” (2014 Album Sing), “Wake Me Up” (2011 Album +), “U.N.I.” (2011 Album +), “Grade 8” (2011 Album +), “Kiss Me” (2011 Album +), “Sunburn” (2011 Album +), “Autumn Leaves” (2011 Album +), “Gold Rush” (2011 Album +), “Cold Coffee” (2011 Album Songs I Wrote with Amy), “Little Bird” (2011 Album Loose Change).

Guest appearances

“I Will Be There” (as Angelo Mysterioso) Eric Clapton (2016 Album I Still Do), “Save It” Tory Lanez (2015 Album Chixtape III), “Dark Times” The Weeknd (2015 Album Beauty Behind the Madness), “Reuf” Nekfeu (2015 Album Feu), “Dreams” Krept and Konan (2015 Album The Long Way Home), “I Was Made for Loving You” Tori Kelly (2015 Album Unbreakable Smile), “Rewind Repeat It” Martin Garrix (2015 Album +x), “Type of Shit I Hate/Interlude” Ty Dolla $ign, Fabolous, YG (2014 Album $ign Language), “All of the Stars” (2014 Album The Fault in Our Stars), “Be My Forever” Christina Perri (2014 Album Head or Heart), “Candle in the Wind” Elton John (2014 Album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Revisited & Beyond).

“Back Someday” Sway (2013 Album Wake Up), “Play It Loud” Giggs (2013 Album When Will It Stop), “Guiding Light” Foy Vance (2013 Album Joy of Nothing), “Top Floor (Cabana)” Naughty Boy (2013 Album Hotel Cabana), “Meanest Man” Labrinth, Devlin, Wretch 32, ShezAr (2013 Album Atomic), “Deepest Shame (New Machine Remix)” Plan B, Chip, Devlin (2012 Album Deepest Shame), “Heaven” David Stewart (2012 Album Late Night Viewing), “25 Tracks” Mikill Pane (2012 Album You Guest It), “Sleeping with My Memories” Mz. Bratt (2011 Album Elements).

Music videos
As lead artist

“Shape of You” (2017 Director: Jason Koenig), “Castle on the Hill” (2017 Director: George Belfield), “Photograph” (2015 Director: Emil Nava), “Bloodstream” (Tour Video – with Rudimental) (2015 Director: Ben Anderson), “Bloodstream” (with Rudimental) (2015 Director: Emil Nava), “Thinking Out Loud” (2014 Director: Emil Nava), “Don’t” (2014 Director: Emil Nava), “Sing” (2014 Director: Emil Nava), “All of the Stars” (2014 Director: DJay Brawner), “One” (2014 Director: Unknown), “I See Fire” (2013 Director: Unknown), “Give Me Love” (Live at Electric Picnic Festival) (2012 Director: Simon O’Neill), “Give Me Love” (2012 Director: Emil Nava), “Small Bump” (2012 Director: Emil Nava), “Drunk” (2012 Director: Saman Kesh), “Drunk” (Official Fan Video) (2012 Director: Unknown).

“Lego House” (2011 Director: Emil Nava), “You Need Me, I Don’t Need You” (True Tiger Remix featuring Dot Rotten and Scrufizzer) (2011 Director: Unknown), “You Need Me, I Don’t Need You” (Rizzle Kicks Remix) (2011 Director: TLoc), “You Need Me, I Don’t Need You” (2011 Director: Emil Nava), “The A Team” (2010 Director: Ruskin Kyle), “Let It Out” (2009 Director: Sylvie Varnier), “Last Night”  (2007 Director: Unknown), “Open Your Ears” (2006 Director: Unknown).

As featured artist

“Lay It All on Me” Rudimental (2015 Director: Emil Nava), “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” Band Aid 30 (2014 Director: Unknown), “All About It” Hoodie Allen (2014 Director: Jackson Adams), “Old School Love” Lupe Fiasco (2013 Director: Coodie & Chike), “Everything Has Changed” Taylor Swift (2013 Director: Philip Andelman), “Watchtower” Devlin (2012 Director: Corin Hardy), “Hush Little Baby” Wretch 32 (2012 Director: Unknown), “Suits” Kasha Rae 2012 Director: Dale Hooker), “Teardrop” The Collective (2011 Director: Unknown), “Home” Fugative, Sway (2011 Director: Unknown), “Young Guns” Lewi White, Yasmin, Griminal, Devlin (2011 Director: Carly Cusse).

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