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Musician Ed Sheeran, 30, has sold more than 150 million records worldwide. He released his first studio album, +, in 2011, following it up with × in 2014 and ÷ in 2017. His fourth, No. 6 Collaborations Project, came out in 2019, and three of its songs featured high in the UK singles chart. Profits at Ed Sheeran Limited, the firm through which income from Sheeran’s songwriting and recording passes, reached £36.4 million that year. In December last year, he released the single Afterglow.

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Company details
Year2021
Rank57
CompanyEd Sheeran
ActivitySinger-songwriter
LocationCentral London
Annual profit growth50.55%
Latest profits £000s36,368
Latest sales £000s48,121
Staff2
Founded2011
Websitewww.edsheeran.com

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