Ed Sheeran Billboard Magazine

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Billboard’s new cover star is the Great Red Hope himself, Ed Sheeran, a self-deprecating, unglamorous heartthrob who attracts fans to arenas with just an acoustic guitar, was Taylor Swift’s date on Oscar night and is a talent Pharrell calls “one of the most impressive, underestimated singer-songwriters of our time.” Sheeran just announced he’ll release new single “Sing” next week; check back Monday (April 7) to get the full story on the Justin Timberlake-inspired track plus details on other surprises in store for his sophomore album.

Until then… go behind the scenes of Ed’s Billboard cover shoot in the exclusive video below.

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