Ed Sheeran

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‘A fundamental blow’: anger over threat to BBC Introducing music discovery platform
Fans and bands fear regional network that helped launch careers of Ed Sheeran and Little Simz will be cut back as BBC confirms changes to schedules

Dave Simpson

18, Jan, 2023 @12:58 PM

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Brit awards 2023: Wet Leg and Harry Styles lead male-dominated nominations
In the second year of non-gendered categories, the five nominees for artist of the year are entirely male

Laura Snapes

12, Jan, 2023 @4:30 PM

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UK’s top 10 singles of 2022 were all by British artists
A clean sweep led by Harry Styles was an ‘astonishing’ high note for the music industry – but the domination of older songs reflected the impact of streaming

Laura Snapes

04, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Piers Morgan’s Twitter account abuses queen and Ed Sheeran in apparent hack
Presenter’s account loses most of its content after apparent hacker shares false information and racial slurs

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

27, Dec, 2022 @5:35 PM

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Do they know it’s Christmas? Why today’s festive pop lacks the crucial chaos element | Emma Garland
Despite annual attempts at toppling Mariah, there hasn’t been a new Christmas classic in nearly a decade. Modern songwriters shoot too classy: history tells us that commotion is the only way

Emma Garland

20, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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I’m dreaming of a bestseller: what makes Christmas songs stick?
We analyse the most popular festive songs to find that all we want for Christmas is mid-century nostalgia

Carmen Aguilar García, Michael Goodier, Lucy Swan and Pamela Duncan

20, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘It would be the death of culture’: Manchester’s Night & Day venue faces moment of truth
Court battle over noise complaint will decide future of famous music club, which has hosted Johnny Marr, the Charlatans, Arctic Monkeys and Ed Sheeran

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

27, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Favourite lyrics reveal your attachment style – psychologists would have a field day with mine | Lauren O’Neill
Are you secure, anxious, or avoidant: songs we play repeatedly can be revealing. So what is it with me and Pulp’s Babies, asks Lauren O’Neill, a culture writer for Vice UK

Lauren O'Neill

22, Nov, 2022 @12:04 PM

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Ed Sheeran to stand trial in US over Let’s Get It On copyright complaint
Singer accused of copying his 2014 hit song Thinking Out Loud from Marvin Gaye classic

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

30, Sep, 2022 @4:50 PM

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Music for general societal exhaustion: why Ed Sheeran can't lose | Michael Cragg
The British star is, once again, our most-played artist, and no wonder. He asks little of listeners too tired to give anything, says music writer Michael Cragg

Michael Cragg

22, Jun, 2022 @12:09 PM

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Ed Sheeran was the most-played artist of 2021 in the UK
The pop star’s single Bad Habits was also the most-played song of last year, according to new data from music licensing company PPL

Laura Snapes

19, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Ed Sheeran review – sentimental, standardised but potent stadium pop
Sheeran tweaks his formula with a full live band, and while the mix isn’t flattering, the intense connection he has with his audience melts away most quibbles

Huw Baines

28, May, 2022 @9:44 AM

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