Today we’re wishing our favorite musical redhead, Ed Sheeran, an incredibly happy 24th birthday. The ginger Brit has found our way into our hearts with his smooth, romantic sound— although he’s not the first musical carrot top that we’ve fallen irrepressibly in love with. Ever since Art Garfunkel and Daryl Hall were young men, we’ve held a soft spot for the orange haired troubadour. And when it comes to the ginger ladies, they’re not lacking in willful girl power: from Geri Halliwell to Annie Lennox to Neko Case to Shirley Manson to Tori Amos, red hair on a woman in music is synonymous with independence and power.
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Ed Sheeran took over the 2015 Grammy stage performing his hit song “Thinking Out Loud” backed by an all-star band.Herbie Hancock’s legendary piano playing combined with John Mayer on guitar and Questlove on drums brought new life to an already fan favorite. Read more…
By Frank Donovan
Here we go–music’s biggest night is this weekend, and with all the tough calls on the ballot, we wouldn’t want to be on the voting committee. But we’re proud to see former You Oughta Know vets like Ed Sheeran, HAIM, and Sia–who’s up to possibly win her first Grammy–mixed in with recent YOK stars like Sam Smith and Hozier who each turned industry heads with their gut-wrenching ballads in 2014. Take a look at the nominees in four of the major categories below and cast your vote!
After watching VH1′s Storytellers with Ed Sheeran, you probably thought you heard every story Sheeran had to share— but you thought wrong. Sheeran had to refrain from “Thinking Out Loud” with this particular story he’s been dying to tell because it’s too kinky for TV.
Still recovering from VH1′s Storytellers featuring Ed Sheeran from over the weekend?! So are we, but how can we move on with life after watching one of the greatest nights in music with our favorite red headed musician? It’ll be tough, but luckily we have photos and video of every single amazing moment from the show.
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Last night Ed Sheeran broke TV with his unforgettable live VH1 Storyteller performance in Dublin. Whether you were turning up at Whelan’s bar or home singing-along on the couch, it was an event you didn’t want to miss. He played hit after hit, including “Thinking out Loud,” “Don’t” and “Lego House,” but one that really stood out was a jaw-dropping cover of “Vincent” by Don McLean.
The big day has arrived! Ed Sheeran‘s live performance on VH1 Storytellers is happening TONIGHT, and we have an inside scoop on his set list. Want to know if your favorite song is going to make the cut? Then read on!