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Ed Sheeran Dug His Own Backyard Grave

Singer built chapel with burial chamber following the death of close friends

(Newser) - Ed Sheeran knows where he'll be buried—because the hole has already been dug. The singer initially built a chapel on his $5 million, 16-acre estate in Framlingham, UK, as a place for him to mourn the people he's lost in his life, though he also hosts weddings...

Ed Sheeran Shares What He Thinks Swayed Jury

After his copyright trial, singer cites '101 songs' that use the same 4 chords

(Newser) - In the view of Ed Sheeran, the key to persuading a jury that he didn't steal from Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" wasn't the performance of his hit song "Thinking Out Loud" in court, or really anything that the pop star did himself....

Jury Sides With Ed Sheeran in Song-Stealing Trial

Singer was accused of pilfering from a Marvin Gaye classic

(Newser) - Ed Sheeran is not a musical plagiarist, a New York jury decided Thursday. Jurors sided with Sheeran, who maintained he didn't rip off the Marvin Gaye classic "Let's Get It On" when he created his own song "Thinking Out Loud," reports NBC News . Jurors reached...

Ed Sheeran: 'I'm Done' With Music If I Lose Lawsuit

Singer-songwriter also lets guard down to talk about wife's cancer diagnosis: 'It was horrible'

(Newser) - A verdict is imminent in the six-year copyright infringement case against Ed Sheeran, which is being played out in a Manhattan federal court. If a guilty verdict comes in against Sheeran, however, the 32-year-old singer-songwriter says he'll be washing his hands of more than just this longtime legal battle...

Ed Sheeran Sings, Plays Guitar in Court

Singer denies ripping off Marvin Gaye song

(Newser) - If any Ed Sheeran fans survived the jury selection process for the singer's copyright trial in Manhattan federal court, they had a treat on Thursday: The English singer played guitar and sang parts of his hit " Thinking Out Loud ," which the heirs of Marvin Gaye's co-writer...

Ed Sheeran Prepares to Defend Song in Court

Singer is accused of ripping off the Marvin Gaye classic 'Let's Get It On'

(Newser) - Jury selection and opening statements are set to begin Monday in a trial that mashes up Ed Sheeran's “Thinking Out Loud” with Marvin Gaye's “Let's Get It On.” The heirs of Ed Townsend, Gaye's co-writer of the 1973 soul classic, sued Sheeran, alleging...

Ed Sheeran Reveals Eating Disorder
Ed Sheeran Reveals
Eating Disorder

Ed Sheeran Reveals Eating Disorder

Revelation makes him 'mad uncomfortable,' but he says 'so many [men] do the same thing and hide it'

(Newser) - Ed Sheeran has a thriving career, a wife, and two small children he adores, but he's in the music industry and tells Rolling Stone he's not immune to its dark side. "I have a real eating problem," he says, per Yahoo News . "I’m a...

Ed Sheeran on His 2022: 'I Felt Like I Was Drowning'

Singer notes his 'deepest, darkest thoughts' after wife's pregnancy tumor, death of best friend

(Newser) - In January, Ed Sheeran took to Instagram to explain he hadn't been on social media much for the "past couple of years" due to "turbulent things ... happening in my personal life." He didn't elaborate at the time, but now, ahead of the May release of...

God Save the King From Trying to Find a Band to Play Coronation

Harry Styles, Adele, Elton John, Ed Sheeran, Spice Girls all can't do it; get out the B-list

(Newser) - Here's hoping King Charles has his date to his coronation all locked down, because as Fox News reports, Buckingham Palace is having a hard time finding British musical royalty to headline the event. Harry Styles? On tour, technically with availability, but his crew needs some downtime. Sir Elton John?...

BTS Wins Big at AMAs: 'This Whole Thing Is a Miracle'

Big night for South Korean boy band at American Music Awards, including first artist of the year win

(Newser) - South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, brushing aside challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake, and The Weeknd as they took home a total of three awards, teamed up with Coldplay for a raucous " My Universe," and closed the...

Ed Sheeran Has COVID, Will Be Stuck at Home

The singer, who has a new album and an SNL gig coming up, will perform remotely

(Newser) - Ed Sheeran has tested positive for COVID. We hope he doesn’t have the Shivers. And we hope he’s feeling Happier soon. Maybe one of his Bad Habits is forgetting to use hand sanitizer? The Shape of You artist put out a statement on his Instagram account saying he...

Ed Sheeran Wasn't as Thrilled as He Looked at VMAs

Singer says award shows are 'horrible'

(Newser) - Ed Sheeran has won Grammys, VMAs, Billboard Music Awards, BRIT Awards, and more, so if you think the singer was thrilled to once again show up at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, well, maybe not. The singer said in an interview that British award shows aren't too...

Manager Says Princess Sliced Ed Sheeran's Face

'When you hang out with those sort of circles you're just asking for trouble, aren't you?'

(Newser) - In the early 20th century, upper-class young men in Germany proudly displayed "dueling scars" from fencing swords on their cheeks. Ed Sheeran has been less open about the scar on his right cheek, but according to his manager, it's an "accidentally slashed by a princess" scar. Stuart...

Ed Sheeran, Wife Welcome Baby With Adventurous Name

Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran is their daughter's new name

(Newser) - A tiny pair of socks on a rainbow-colored blanket. That's the picture Ed Sheeran showed as he made the big announcement this week that he and his wife, Cherry Seaborn, are new parents, the BBC reports. "Last week, with the help of an amazing delivery team, Cherry gave...

These Are the Most-Streamed Songs of the Decade

Ed Sheeran, Drake come out on top

(Newser) - As we approach the end of the 2010s, Spotify is out with the most-streamed songs and artists of the decade, per the BBC . The top five songs streamed around the world:
  1. Ed Sheeran, "Shape of You"
  2. Drake, Kyla, Wizkid, "One Dance"
  3. Post Malone, "rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)"

Prince's Memoir Slights Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry

'It's hard to imagine anyone being disappointed'

(Newser) - Prince had high hopes for his autobiography, begun three months before his April 2016 death . "Could it solve racism?" the musician is quoted as asking the writer he recruited to work with him on the project. Dan Piepenbring tells the BBC that Prince "saw the book as a...

Ed Sheeran, Prince Harry Team Up on a Message
Ed Sheeran, Prince Harry
Team Up on a Message

Ed Sheeran, Prince Harry Team Up on a Message

Behind jokey skit, a serious theme for World Mental Health Day

(Newser) - Team Ginger wants you to look out for anybody who might be suffering today and every day. Ed Sheeran and Prince Harry teamed up for a short skit in honor of Thursday's World Mental Health Day. It shows Sheeran meeting Harry armed with a document titled "Gingers Unite,...

Ed Sheeran Releases Album —and News That He's Married

Singer confirms wedding to Cherry Seaborn

(Newser) - Ed Sheeran released a new album Friday, and during an interview to promote it, mentioned that, oh, yes, he's married now. The Sun reported in February that Sheeran had married Cherry Seaborn, in December, a year after they became engaged. But the singer hadn't confirmed that until a...

This Might Be This Summer's Earworm
This Might Be This
Summer's Earworm

This Might Be This Summer's Earworm

'I Don't Care' features Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran, and critics like it

(Newser) - Ever felt socially awkward at a soiree? What the Guardian calls the "most surefire pop hit of the year," featuring "two seismic stars, one super-producer, and a chorus that only leaves your head after surgery," may speak to you. The stars: Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber....

2018's Most Lucrative Tour Is Not Who You Might Think

Star's 'Divide' tour grossed $432.4M, per Pollstar survey

(Newser) - A new industry report not only indicates that music lovers are flocking in droves to concerts, but also that if you had to book one act to appear at your stadium or arena, put your money on Ed Sheeran. That's because he not only made more money touring this...

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