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Ed Sheeran on fame, money and songs that are just too personal to sing

Pop artist Ed Sheeran opens up about fame, songwriting and balancing pop bangers with deeper, personal songs.
(Mark Surridge)
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It's been a whirlwind six years for pop artist Ed Sheeran.  In that time, the British songwriter has not only penned some of the biggest hits in the world for other artists, but he has also become a force of his own with three massive albums and numerous sold out tours. With that, of course, came fame and today, Sheeran opens up about the effects of that on his life, from buying sports cars to people trying to take advantage of his new wealth. He'll also discuss his prolific songwriting experience and what he's learned from it all. 

— Produced by Mitch Pollock and Cora Nijhawan

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