Ed Sheeran has seen large success in his profession whereas making a model of music that’s uniquely his personal. His mixture of pop, singer-songwriter, people and rock music has captivated followers for years, and the celebrity says he is not opposed transitioning to nation sometime.
If nation music is Sheeran’s subsequent vacation spot, he is headed in the fitting path, as he can be performing alongside a still-unnamed artist at Thursday evening’s (Could 11) ACM Awards.
The star chatted with Billboard previous to the present, saying that an official turn into nation music will not be too far sooner or later.
“I speak about this to my spouse on a regular basis. I might like to transition into nation,” he advised the publication throughout rehearsals for the present. “I really like the tradition of it, I simply love the songwriting. It’s similar to sensible songs.”
Sheeran additionally has expertise in nation music’s capital of Nashville — he even lived there for stints of time prior to now. The English singer calls the town a “neighborhood,” and says there’s not a metropolis in Europe that compares on the subject of a big focus of musicians.
“It’s not only for nation music,” he explains. “Nashville is only a hub of unimaginable songwriters, unimaginable performers. And I actually felt impressed simply being there being round everybody.”
Maybe unsurprisingly, Sheeran’s pal and fellow musician Taylor Swift was one of many first artists to get him on the nation music prepare once they toured collectively on her Purple Tour. He says he and his spouse now take heed to their native nation music radio station in England “all day, day-after-day.”
As for who he is having fun with in nation music lately? Sheeran says Luke Combs has the potential to develop his profession even larger than he already has — particularly within the worldwide market.
“Luke Combs may most likely play a stadium in England,” he remarks. “I believe if he placed on Wembley [Stadium] subsequent summer season, he may promote it.”
The 2023 ACM Awards will air dwell from the Ford Middle in Texas at 8PM ET on Amazon Prime Video. Nation icons Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks are the hosts.
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