In honor of Ed Sheeran’s new album, x, here’s a list of things you might not know about the English pop singer-songwriter.
1. He has his own MTV documentary, Nine Days and Nights of Ed Sheeran
In the MTV documentary, Sheeran’s famous fans, including Pharrell and Taylor Swift, discuss what makes him such a good songwriter. Pharrell compares Sheeran to Joni Mitchell and James Taylor. Swift says that she’s envious of Sheeran’s songwriting abilities: “I’ve never been more jealous of anything in my life.” He also took the camera crew to his hometown of Framlingham, Suffolk, and showed them his childhood bedroom, as well as his school and where he had his first job washing dishes.