Things Ed Sheeran Achieved Before Turning 25

  • Things Ed Sheeran Achieved Before Turning 25 >>>

  • 1. Aged just 14, he released his first record, the 'Orange Room' EP, in 2005.

  • 2. After hitting NO. 1 on iTunes before being signed, Ed managed to secure a record deal in 2011, just aged 21.

  • His debur album '+' has been certified 6x platinum in the UK, with Ed shifting 15 million records worldwide.

  • 4. Ed's 2nd LP 'X' has already sold over 10 million copies worldwide and is one of the best selling records of the decade.

  • 5. In fact both '+' and 'X' are among the ten biggest selling albums of the 2010s.

  • 6. 'X' broke Adele's record '21' for the longest charting top ten album in the history of the UK.

  • 7. 'X' also scored Ed his first number one album in the US.

  • 8. Just two days before his 25th birthday Ed won a Grammy.

  • 9. He also already has 4 Brit Awards.

  • 10. He counts One Direction to his very close friends (Harry and him share a friendship tattoo).

  • 11. He's a member of Taylor Swift's squad.

  • 12. In 2015, he became the first male solo act to headline wembley (of course these concerts were sold out in no time).

  • 13. To date, Ed has won over 40 awards, including two MTV EMAs and one VMA. He even hosted the EMAs in Milan last year!

  • 14. He got his very own wax figure at Madame Tussauds New York.

  • 15. He has over 16.7 million followers on Instagram and 5.7 million on Twitter (you can see above why)!

  • 16. In 2014, Ed became the most streamed artist on Spotify!

  • 17. He is the biggest British export since Downtown Abbey.

  • 18. He performed at the 2012 Victorias Secret show, alongside Taylor Swift, Hozier and Ariana Grande.

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    Happy Birthday Eddizle!

    Ed Sheeran may be taking a break following the huge success of his second album ‘X’ but that’s not going to stop us celebrating him turning the big two-five! >>> Watch: Grossbusters

    Because yes, today’s our favorite ginger’s 25th birthday and our Ed has managed to achieve some pretty epic things in his 25 years on planet earth.

    We STILL can’t quite believe that Sheeran is only 25, and to mark the occasion, we thought it would be only right to take a look back at some of his biggest moments.

    Have a great one Ed!

    Wednesday, 17. February 2016