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Ed Sheeran is conscious of “overkill”, says his manager

Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran's manager has revealed that the singer and his team are conscious of "overkill". The chart-hogging 'Shape Of You' star, who's been named as the UK's richest celebrity under 30, has enjoyed enormous success across his decade-long career. Read More: Ed Sheeran’s “zero promo” success with ‘No. 6’ involved a movie, a statue and targeted ads. It’s time to drop the...

Ed Sheeran is the UK’s richest celebrity under 30 after doubling fortune to £170 million

Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran is officially Britain's richest celebrity under the age of 30. The 'Shape of You' singer, 28, has scooped the bank-busting accolade after Adele turned 31 in May, which means that she no longer qualifies for it. He has seen his value almost double since 2018, after his fortune reportedly jumped from £94 million to a staggering £170 million. The new...

Prince accused music industry of “ramming” Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran “down our throats”

Prince wasn't a fan of Ed Sheeran and Katy Perry, unearthed letters from the late music icon have revealed. The notes, which were found at his Paisley Park home following his death in 2016, see the musician criticising the music industry to "trying to ram" the two singers "down our throats". He wrote: "We don’t like no matter how many...

Mark, My Words: The best-selling albums of the 21st Century list is an indelible stain on all humanity

When the aliens finally descend from their observation modules to pick through the ruins of our once mighty civilisation looking for remnants of the rare earth mineral Tizer, the only fuel that will power their spacecraft home, they’ll do it with a certain empathy and understanding. Scouring our ancient Facebook feeds and televisual archives, they’ll find a depressingly accurate...

Atlantic Records UK boss steps down over “offensive” Run DMC costume

Former Atlantic Records President Ben Cook has stepped down amid controversy
Atlantic Records' UK President Ben Cook has today stepped down, amid controversial rumours surrounding him dressing up as a member of Run DMC at a party. Cook, who has been head of the major label for 12 years and has been credited as a key figure in the success of the likes of Stormzy, Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit, Rudimental and Anne-Marie,...

Watch Ed Sheeran, Cardi B and Camila Cabello become spies in ‘South Of The Border’ video

Ed Sheeran, Cardi B and Camila Cabello
Ed Sheeran, Cardi B and Camila Cabello become spies in the new video for their collaboration 'South Of The Border'. The trio link up on the song taken from Sheeran's recent collaborative album 'No 6. Collaborations Project'. Read more: Ed Sheeran – ‘No.6 Collaborations Project’: a track-by-track review The new video, set in a James Bond style, sees the trio undertaking a...

Watch Wiley stroll around London in an Ed Sheeran mask

Ed Sheeran, Wiley
Wiley has taken to the streets of London today (October 2) while wearing an Ed Sheeran mask in what appears to be a further trolling of the singer following the pair's spat last month. The grime artist labelled Sheeran a “culture vulture” and a "clout chaser" after he teamed up with Stormzy on a remix of ‘Take Me Back To London’ from his recent ‘No....

Ed Sheeran paid himself £47,000 a day in 2018

Ed Sheeran
It's been revealed that Ed Sheeran paid himself £17.1 million in 2018 – which equates to a whopping  £47,000 a day. Newly filed documents from Ed Sheeran Limited reveals that the company made a turnover of £32,645,445 in 2018, with pre-tax profits of £23,770,262. The figure was £4 million down on 2017, but a £13 million rise on 2016. In his annual...

Tinie Tempah defends “authentic” Ed Sheeran after Wiley “culture vulture” drama

Tinie Tempah has praised Ed Sheeran for creating "authentic" music after he was accused of being a "culture vulture" by Wiley. Sheeran attracted the ire of the Godfather of Grime earlier this month, after joining forces with Stormzy on a remix of 'Take Me Back To London' from his 'No. 6 Collaborations Project' record. Wiley said Sheeran had used Stormzy's talents...

Watch Ed Sheeran make surprise appearance at Khalid’s O2 Arena show

Ed Sheeran surprised fans last night (September 17) by showing up for a surprise duet at Khalid's O2 Arena show. Despite recently revealing plans to take 18 months off after the conclusion of the 'Divide' tour, the pop giant joined the singer onstage to sing their collaboration 'Beautiful People'. After arriving on stage, Sheeran went straight into his verse on the track...