Ed Sheeran named Spotify's 2017 Most Streamed Artist

Following the success of Ed Sheeran's latest album 'Divide', the popular streaming service Spotify has named the British singer as the Most Streamed Artist of the year. His LP has already been listened to 3.1 billion times on the service, while it's lead single 'Shape of You' hit 1.4 billion listens.

Twenty six year old English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is well known across the globe. After appearing on Taylor Swift's album Red in 2012, his career was on the go! Overnight he became popular in all parts of the world.

In 2010, Sheeran bought a plane ticket to Los Angeles and performed at The Foxxhole, when Jamie Foxx himself spotted him, and offered Ed an opportunity of a life time - he could use Jamie's studio and sleep in his apartment.

Soon after, in 2011, Ed Sheeran released his first studio album strangely named + (plus). Second album x (or multiply) appeared in 2014 and on 3rd of March this year, young singer gave us his third studio release รท (divide).

As you find out by now, he was named Spotify's 2017 most streamed artist, as his recent LP has been listened to 3.1 billion times on the service!

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