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Ed Sheeran

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Blending soulful vocals with organic folk introspection and irresistible hip-hop hooks, Ed Sheeran is a genuine global phenomenon. On this episode, he makes his Austin City Limits debut performing songs from his album x (pronounced “multiply”).

The 23-year-old British singer/songwriter’s masterful debut album + entered the UK Albums Chart at #1 with the higest opening sales figures ever for a debut male solo artist. Fueled by international hit singles “A Team” and “Lego House,” + earned Sheeran numerous awards, including BRIT Awards for Best Male Artist and Best Breakthrough Artist. In the U.S., Sheeran was nominated for three Grammy Awards, including a Song of the Year nomination for “A Team.”

The unassuming pop star has impressed many in the music world with his determination to succeed. Sheeran performed on the 2013 Grammy telecast accompanied by Elton John, and toured this past year with superfan Taylor Swift, in addition to co-writing their chart-topping duet “Everything Has Changed.’

Sheeran’s honest songwriting and incredible live shows have made his follow-up release one of the most anticipated of 2014. x finds Sheeran collaborating with a stellar list of producers, including Rick Rubin, Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid, and his + collaborator Jake Gosling. Earlier in 2014, he released the single “Sing,” which was produced by Pharrell Williams.

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