The first two singles from the album, "Shape of You" and "Castle on the Hill", were released in January 2017 and broke records in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and Germany, by debuting in the top two positions of the charts.He also became the first artist to have two songs debut in the US top 10 in the same week.It was the best selling debut single and the overall eighth-best selling single of 2011, selling 801,000 copies.The lead single also became a top ten hit in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway and the Netherlands.TV, and rapper Example invited Sheeran to tour with him.In the same month, he also released his critically acclaimed Loose Change EP, which featured his future debut single, "The A Team".
His fourth single from ÷, "Perfect", reached number one in the UK and Australia, while "Perfect Duet", an acoustic version featuring Beyoncé, reached number one in the US.
(born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer.
Sheeran was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.
Later that month, Sheeran was signed to Asylum Records.
On 26 April 2011, Sheeran appeared on the TV music show Later...