Ed Sheeran has just turned 24 and we're here to celebrate it with all you Sheerios!
The "Thinking Out Loud" singer-songwriter captured the hearts of people all over the world with his awkward charm and emotional songs that many can relate to! Ed has an amazing story to tell and many interesting things about him that you may not know. So to celebrate his birthday, we listed down 24 snazzy Sheer-fun facts!
1. Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is his full name! He has a lot of nicknames as well, but he's also known as Teddy like on his social media accounts.
2. Ed started out as a cute choirboy!
3. He has more than 100 tattoos including a teddybear, teacup, Matisse painting, ketchup bottle and phoenix.
4. Ed's BFF is Harry Styles from One Direction!
5. Ed gave Harry a padlock tattoo (which the 1D member apparently regretted having afterwards.)
6. Ed wrote "Little Things" but never recorded it so he gave the song to One Direction along with 4 other tracks. He also co-wrote "Moments" from their debut album Up All Night!
7. Ed Sheeran tattooed a cat doodle on John Mayer!
8. John returned the favor will a "kool guy" tattoo!
9. His albums + and x have both sold 1,000,000 copies in America!
10. He has been "Simpson-fied"!
11. Ed Sheeran is good friends with Taylor Swift!
12. So he was one of the first to hear her 1989 album!
13. And his favorite song from the album is "Bad Blood"! (But he's cool with Katy Perry!)
14. They bounced around ideas for "Everything Has Changed" on a trampoline!
15. Ed can speak a bit of 2 other European languages!
16. Some of his biggest musical influences were The Beatles and Van Morrison!
17. Ed Sheeran loves hip hop and rap music!
18. His favorite rapper is Eminem and would love to meet him someday!
19. He remembers that the first documentary he watched was Eminem's!
20. Ed can rap, freestyle and beatbox!
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21. He loves performing "Sing" at his gigs because everyone sings along!
22. The first time Ed Sheeran ever heard his song on the radio, the DJ called him "Ben Sherman"!
23. Ed Sheeran has a not-so-hidden talent of fitting a lot of food in his mouth!
24. Ed Sheeran named his four guitars Lloyd, Felix, Cyril and Nigel!
Do you have a birthday message for Ed Sheeran? Leave your greetings in the comments section!