One To Watch: British Singer/Songwriter Ed Sheeran

by Sophie Russell · October 17, 2011

A talented British singer/songwriter, Ed Sheeran is more than a ginger-haired farm boy from Yorkshire. His debut single the A Team made it to number 3 on the UK charts and his Album, +, debuted top of the album chart and remains at number 5 six weeks later.

His voice is a unique blend of soul and folk and as well as playing guitar, he can beat box like the best of them. Ed Sheeran is definitely one to watch particularly with celebrity followers such as Rupert Grint and Perez Hilton.

As well as the album, +, be sure to check out other songs such as One Night, Cold Coffee and Sofa to name just a few.

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Name: Edward 'Ed' Sheeran

Age: 20 years old

Genre: Blues, Folk, Soul

Instruments: Guitar

Label: Atlantic Records

Album: +

Songs To Put On Repeat: You Need Me, The A Team, U.N.I

You'll Like This If You Like: Mumford & Sons, David Grey, Damien Rice, Birdy, Bon Iver

For more information, check out his website