Source: The Daily Beacon
Ed Sheeran, 23-year-old singer-songwriter, recently released his highly anticipated second album, "X," (multiply). Sheeran started his path to success about five years ago in London, when recording began for his debut album, "+" (Plus).Sheeran is extremely popular in the United Kingdom, where he was titled Best Male Solo Artist and ...
Full article at: The Daily Beacon
1 day ago, 2:00am CDT
Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith are at numbers one and two on the US album chart - the first time two UK solo acts have taken ...
Full article at: BBC
Jul 3 2014, 5:07am CDT
Ed Sheeran's 'X' sees a huge debut week, with the singer/songwriter/aspiring rapper clinching the spot for the third best release w ...
Full article at: Fuse.tv
Jul 2 2014, 12:15am CDT
Source: Music Week
“It starts where most of these stories start - with a teenage boy collecting records…”
Max Lousada may have risen to the top of Warner Music UK over the course of the past decade - with current label rosters that include the likes of Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, Paolo Nutini, Biffy Clyro and Rudimental - but his beginnings in the record industry were as independent as they come.
As the exec told a pack ...
Full article at: Music Week
Jul 1 2014, 9:36am CDT
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
Glastonbury Festival 2014 has officially ended and while hundreds of workers and volunteers set about cleaning up Worthy Farm, there’s only one thing left for music lovers to do - recap all the best bits.
Alongside triumphant returns from the likes of Kasabian and Lily Allen, there were plenty of newcomers at this year’s festival, including of course, Dolly Parton.
Thankfully, the rain held off for Queen Dolly, leaving punters - many of whom ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
Jul 1 2014, 6:16am CDT
Spotify have revealed the top 5 artists who benefitted from a post-Glastonbury streaming boom.
First up is Ed Sheeran, who gained a whopping 195% rise in streams since the weekend. He is followed by Saturday and Friday headliners Metallica and Arcade Fire, who rose 165% and 148% respectively. Rodrigo y Gabriela gained a boost of 123% and lastly Dolly Parton the big hit of the weekend came in last place with a 95% increase.
Full article at: GIGWISE
Jul 1 2014, 3:26am CDT
If you're anything like us, the thought of erecting a tent in a muddy field wearing a lopsided floral headband might not be your ideal way to spend a weekend. So thank GAHD for the internet, eh? Not only have we managed to suss out all the best festival style from this year's Glasto from the comfort of our own couches, but now we can watch all the performances without having to stand next to boys pissing into plastic pink glasses, too. Hooray and hoorah.
Yep - loads of ou ...
Full article at: Sugarscape
Jun 30 2014, 6:15am CDT