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'Got myself a fiancee': Ed Sheeran is engaged

'Got myself a fiancee': Ed Sheeran is engaged

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Singer Ed Sheeran has announced he is engaged to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn.The Grammy award-winning artist posted a photo on Instagram of him kissing her with the caption: "Got myself a fiancé just before new year."We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well xx"Sheeran, 26, met 24-year-old Cherry at Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham, Suffolk.Image:The couple have been dating since 2015. Pic: Beretta/Sims/REX/ShutterstockShe then left the UK to study at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina before working at an accountancy firm in New York.The pair embarked on a long-distance relationship in mid-2015.In December 2016 it was revealed she had moved back to the UK to be with him as the relationship became more serious.At the end of last year Sheeran revealed he wo
Dua Lipa beats Sheeran in Brits nominations

Dua Lipa beats Sheeran in Brits nominations

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Pop artist Dua Lipa has beaten Ed Sheeran for most nominations at this year's Brit Awards.The 22-year-old's self-titled album won the most nods, including British female solo artist, british single, album of the year, video of the year and breakthrough act.Sheeran's Divide album emulated Dua Lipa's score minus the breakthrough act, which he no longer qualifies for.Image:Stormzy is among the most nominated artistsGorillaz, the xx, Liam Gallagher, Sampha, Wolf Alice, Stormzy, Kate Tempest, Harry Styles and Jessie Ware are among the British musicians up for awards.In the international categories, Bjork, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Drake, LCD Soundsystem, HAIM, Arcade Fire, Alice Wolf, The Killers, and Alicia Keys have been nominated.Liam Payne, who was nominated for best British single ...
Ed Sheeran vs Grime on Mercury shortlist

Ed Sheeran vs Grime on Mercury shortlist

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Ed Sheeran has picked up his first nomination for the Mercury Prize, recognising the overwhelming success of his third album ÷ (Divide).But he faces strong competition from grime artists Stormzy and J Hus and rapper Loyle Carner, who each receive nominations for their debut albums.Their nominations come a year after Skepta took home the £25,000 prize, beating bookies' favourite David Bowie.Former winners The xx and Alt-J also make the 12-strong shortlist.LIVE: Mercury Prize reaction and updatesSheeran's nomination stands out because the Mercury Prize rarely recognises mainstream pop. In recent years the likes of Adele's 25 and Sam Smith's In the Lonely Hour have been overlooked, as the prize seeks to champion new and underappreciated music.Yet Sheeran's domination of the charts would have