4 things to know about Ed Sheeran

Art 16 July, 2017
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    Vanessa Guimond

    Sunday, 16 July 2017 18:40

    Sunday, 16 July 2017 18:40

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    Planetary Star, holder of multiple Grammy awards, the british musician to whom we owe the recent success of the Shape of You and the Castle On The Hill will be visiting the Centre Videotron and Bell Centre, Tuesday, and Wednesday. In anticipation of his visit with us, here are four things to know about Ed Sheeran.

    It is not the artist most connected

    Despite its age (26 years old), Ed Sheeran is not as attached to social networks that most people of his generation. In fact, the artist even went so far as to divest itself completely of its smartphone during the year break that he was given to travel and create his most recent album, ÷ (pronounced Divide). More recently, he has also announced his withdrawal from the platform Twitter, noting that he would now be content to share its publications Instagram.

    Popular in weddings

    We can say that the musician has a gift for writing love songs. This is not a coincidence if many of his compositions are in great popularity in weddings. Just think of Thinking Out Loud, released on his album x (pronounced Multiply). It has also signed Perfect and Kiss Me “are among his compositions more” romantic “.

    He wrote for other

    Ed Sheeran has collaborated with many artists as a songwriter and sometimes performer. It must, among other things, the flicks of Justin Bieber Love Yourself, he likes to present at his own concerts. He has written a few pieces for One Direction, Little Things, and he has co-authored the song Dark Times of The Weeknd.

    An artist at the top

    According to the report of mid-year Nielsen Music Canada, published a few days ago, the song ‘Shape of You’ has dominated the platforms of playing continuously during the first half of the year with its 127 million streams, beating a record held by The Chainsmokers and Closer (83.4 million for the full year 2016). His record, ÷ is also the best selling album (129 000) in 2017 up to now.

    Ed Sheeran will be at the Centre Videotron Tuesday, and at the Bell Centre on Wednesday.