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Ed Sheeran’s promoter sued by Viagogo over fraud claim

Ed Sheeran's promoter Stuart Galbraith is facing legal action from ticket resale site Viagogo for an alleged multi-million pound fraud. Mr Galbraith, the head of Kilimanjaro Live, is accused of setting up fake Viagogo stalls at venues where Sheeran was scheduled to play. At the stalls, fans with genuine tickets were allegedly told that their tickets were void and told to buy...

Ed Sheeran will play himself in Danny Boyle’s untitled Beatles-inspired movie

Ed Sheeran will play himself in an as-yet-untitled, Beatles-inspired movie directed by Danny Boyle. Buy Ed Sheeran merch here The film has been written by Richard Curtis (Four Weddings And A Funeral, Notting Hill) and will star Himesh Patel, who played Tamwar Masood in Eastenders between 2007 and 2016. Patel's character is a singer-songwriter who wakes up one day as...

Ed Sheeran says he’s “dying” to collaborate with Drake

Ed Sheeran has listed Drake as his dream collaboration, in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly in which he discusses how much the rapper is inspiring him on his follow up to '÷'. Sheeran said that he plans to move away from the acoustic guitar on his new album, saying: "I kind of learned from looking at how Drake does it. Drake...

Ed Sheeran reveals plans for ‘experimental’ new music

Ed Sheeran has hinted that his next music will follow the 'experimental' vein that he first explored during the early stages of his career. Before finding global fame, the 'Shape of You' singer released 2011's 'EP No. 5 Collaborations Project' which featured collaborations with the likes of Wiley, Devlin, JME and Sway. Speaking to the BBC, Sheeran explained how he'd been...

Ed Sheeran hints that he got married in secret

Ed Sheeran has hinted he got married to his longtime girlfriend in secret in a new interview. The musician announced his engagement to Cherry Seaborn on Instagram in January. "Got myself a fiancé just before new year," he wrote. "We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well xx." Sheeran has now been quizzed on...

Watch Ed Sheeran join forces with Don McLean for ‘Vincent’ cover

Don McLean has shared a video of the moment that he teamed up with Ed Sheeran to perform iconic hit 'Vincent'. The 'American Pie' icon, 72, joined forces with Sheeran as they relaxed backstage at a UCLA Health and Teen Cancer America benefit concert on Saturday. In the footage, Sheeran is seen strumming his guitar to the iconic hit, while he...

Mark, My Words: My new rules for approaching pop stars in the wild

You are Ezra Furman. You are sat on a box of stage gear with your entire band in a car park outside a small US festival which has entirely forgotten to arrange transport for you back to your hotel after what can best be described as a ‘technically challenged’ weekend of trying to play through a PA that sounded...

‘Clever pussies’: Ed Sheeran’s cats now have Instagram

Ed Sheeran has made an Instagram account for his two cats – and they've already amassed more than 100,000 followers. The 'Shape of You' singer announced to his 24 million Instagram followers on Wednesday (July 25): "My cats set up their own Instagram, clever pussies." https://www.instagram.com/p/BlrENm5AwTR/?hl=en&taken-by=teddysphotos The cats are called Dorito and Calippo. Sheeran's love of animals is well-known. When he got engaged to Cherry...

Watch Ed Sheeran write ‘Galway Girl’ and see clips from his childhood in new documentary trailer

The first trailer for Apple Music's Ed Sheeran documentary Songwriter has been released. Sheeran released his latest album, '÷', in March 2017. It topped the charts in 25 countries upon release, including in the UK and the US. In the trailer, the musician is seen in writing sessions for his song 'Galway Girl', as well as revisiting his old...

Ed Sheeran named highest-earning solo musician in Forbes’ new rich list

Ed Sheeran has been named the world's highest-earning solo artist, worth $110m (£83m). The 27-year-old pop star has been ranked ninth on Forbes' annual list of the world's best paid celebrities. U2 and Coldplay are also included in the top 10 alongside global football stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. George Clooney is placed at number 2 with $239m (£180m). The $1bn (£753m) sale...