Ed Sheeran

Annie Lennox pushes for global feminism on Int’l Women’s Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Annie Lennox has a sweet dream — that the world will embrace the term global feminism and continue to push for the advancement of women’s rights around the globe. The iconic singer and activist teamed with Apple Music to launch a video Thursday in support of global feminism to coincide with … Continue reading Annie Lennox pushes for global feminism on Int’l Women’s Day

Cabello’s ‘Havana’ named 2018’s best-selling digital song

LONDON (AP) — “Havana” conquered the world in 2018. A global music industry group says Camila Cabello‘s song, featuring guest vocals from rapper Young Thug, is the year’s best-selling digital single. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry says the Cuban-American musician’s song has been streamed 2.6 billion times around the world — the equivalent … Continue reading Cabello’s ‘Havana’ named 2018’s best-selling digital song

NEW YORK | Taylor Swift will open the 2018 American Music Awards

NEW YORK— Taylor Swift will open the 2018 American Music Awards. The 28-year-old singer made the announcement Tuesday. This is her first awards show performance in nearly three years. Dick Clark Productions says Swift will sing “I Did Something Bad” from her “Reputation” album. Swift is competing for Artist of the Year at the 2018 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Taylor Swift will open the 2018 American Music Awards

PHILADELPHIA | 76ers Embiid sings his heart out in video from Sheeran show

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia 76ers fan favorite Joel Embiid is apparently a fan himself — of Ed Sheeran. The British singer-songwriter made a stop in Philadelphia on Thursday, performing for a sold-out crowd at the Lincoln Financial Field. Embiid posted a video of Sheeran’s performance on his Instagram and the All-Star center can be heard singing … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | 76ers Embiid sings his heart out in video from Sheeran show

JOHANNESBURG | Beyonce, Jay-Z to headline Africa festival honoring Mandela

JOHANNESBURG — Beyonce and Jay-Z will headline a special Global Citizen Festival in honor of Nelson Mandela in South Africa late this year. The Dec. 2 concert in Johannesburg is part of events marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner, organizers announced Monday. Others headlining the … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | Beyonce, Jay-Z to headline Africa festival honoring Mandela

Ed Sheeran, Cardi B to play iHeartRadio Music Awards

NEW YORK/February 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Ed Sheeran, Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Maroon 5, Charlie Puth and the Backstreet Boys will perform at the fifth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 11. The first round of performers was announced Thursday for the awards show, airing live from the Forum in Los Angeles starting at 8 p.m. Eastern. … Continue reading Ed Sheeran, Cardi B to play iHeartRadio Music Awards

Ed Sheeran, and his cat, are celebrating his 2 Grammys

NEW YORK/January 29, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Ed Sheeran, and his cat, would like to thank the Grammy voters. After skipping Sunday’s ceremony, the singer posted a note of gratitude on his Instagram account and said his cat was celebrating, too. Sheeran won Grammys for best pop solo performance for “Shape of You” and best pop vocal album. … Continue reading Ed Sheeran, and his cat, are celebrating his 2 Grammys

The Latest: Ed Sheeran wins Grammy for ‘Shape of You’

NEW YORK/January 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Gary Clark Jr. and Jon Batiste are performing a tribute to Chuck Berry and Fats Domino on the Grammy Awards. Batiste sat at the piano and kicked things off on … Continue reading The Latest: Ed Sheeran wins Grammy for ‘Shape of You’

Singer Ed Sheeran announces engagement on Instagram

January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-Ed Sheeran has announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn. The Grammy-winning singer posted a picture of the two on his Instagram page Saturday morning saying the two got engaged right before the new year. He said they are “very happy and in love” and that their “cats are chuffed as well.” Sheeran … Continue reading Singer Ed Sheeran announces engagement on Instagram

Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee lead iHeartRadio noms with 7 each

NEW YORK/January 10, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— “Despacito” dominated 2017, but it’s still bringing success to Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee: The artists are the leading nominees at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. IHeartMedia announced Wednesday that Fonsi and Yankee scored seven nominations each, including song of the year for the tune’s version with Justin Bieber. The fifth annual … Continue reading Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee lead iHeartRadio noms with 7 each

Ed Sheeran helps music industry hit a high note in 2017

NEW YORK/January 04, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Ed Sheeran’s album “Divide” was the most popular album of 2017, helping the music industry enjoy a growth spurt during the year, according to Nielsen Music. Sheeran’s blockbuster album sold 2.764 million equivalent album units, which takes into account traditional album sales, downloads and streaming tracks. Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.” was next and … Continue reading Ed Sheeran helps music industry hit a high note in 2017