The 26-year-old Shape of You " singer was the most-streamed artist on music service Spotify globally in 2017, and his third album Divide, topped the USA album charts.
Sheeran was the most-streamed artist of 2017 and supports various charities, including the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the ONE Campaign.
As he collected the honor at Buckingham Palace, the Divide singer-songwriter said previous generations of Sheerans would be proud.
Sheeran was not named a knight or Sir, so instead of the formalities associated with such a distinction, Sheeran chatted casually with Prince Charles.
The Prince of Wales presented the medal to Sheeran and was reportedly impressed by the singer's work ethic.Читайте также: Campaigning for Ist phase of Gujarat polls ends
Apparently Sheeran gets some variation of this question quite often.
The MBE has a lot of personal meaning for Sheeran, too: His late grandfather, Bill, was a "massive royalist" - i.e. a massive fan of the Royal family - and this MBE would be a huge deal to him, who passed away in 2013.
". He died on this day four years ago", the artist reportedly said, "so it's actually quite a nice full circle thing, I guess he'd be pretty proud".
Sheeran said he didn't think he had a "vast amount of talent compared to other people", calling his success "persistence".
Speaking at the palace, Ed explained: 'I think it's persistence.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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