In 2012, Ed Sheeran was nominated to two Brit Awards, British Breakthrough and Best British Male. And the single "The A Team" was the big hit of the album for which he won the Ivor Novello Award. In 2012, he started being introduced to US audience after he made guest appearance on Red, Taylor Swifts album. Ed also wrote songs for One Direction, the English band and co-wrote "Everything Has Changed", the song in Red.
In 2013, Ed Sheerans single "The A Team" was nominated song of the year at Grammy Awards. And much of this year, Ed passed it touring in North America taking part of Taylor Swifts Rad Tour. The release date of his second album is set to February 2014.
Ed Sheeran learned to play guitar since his early age and at the age of four he sang a local church choir. As a teenager, he was accepted at the National Youth Theatre. Its said that Ed has bought a farm near his born town, and hopes to build a family there.