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Entertainment Pop star Ed Sheeran receives honor from Britain's Prince Charles

00:46  08 december  2017
00:46  08 december  2017 Source:   reuters.com

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Grammy-winning singer Ed Sheeran received an MBE - a British state honour - for services to music and charity from Prince Charles in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. The 26-year-old “Shape of You” singer was the most-streamed artist on music service Spotify globally in 2017, and his

Grammy-winning singer Ed Sheeran received an MBE - a British state honor Ed Sheeran poses with his MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) medal that was presented to him by Britain ' s Prince Charles during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, December 7, 2017.

Ed Sheeran wearing a suit and tie: Ed Sheeran poses with his MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) medal that was presented to him by Britain's Prince Charles during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London © REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool Ed Sheeran poses with his MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) medal that was presented to him by Britain's Prince Charles during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London Grammy-winning singer Ed Sheeran received an MBE - a British state honor - for services to music and charity from Prince Charles in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

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 U.S. album charts.

He has also used his celebrity to support several charities, including children's hospices, anti-poverty campaigns and an AIDS charity.

Speaking to reporters after the ceremony, Sheeran said his late grandfather would have been pleased with his honor.

"My grandfather was a massive royalist," he told the BBC. "He had all the commemorative plates and stuff, and he died on this day four years ago, so it's actually quite a nice full circle thing, I guess he'd be pretty proud."

Your Precious Ears Aren't Ready For Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" Duet With Beyoncé .
Holy smokes, you guys. Ed Sheeran is dropping a "Perfect" remix with none other than the queen herself, Beyoncé, and we can hardly contain our excitement. The singer-songwriter made the surprising announcement on Instagram on Nov. 30, explaining how the duet will drop tonight at 11 a.m.Got Beyoncé to duet with me on Perfect, comes out today at 7pm ET / 4pm PT / midnight GMT xA post shared by Ed Sheeran (@teddysphotos) on Nov 30, 2017 at 3:31am PSTThis isn't the first time the two musical powerhouses have worked together, though.

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