Ed Sheeran received the Order of the British Empire

Эд Ширан получил Орден Британской империи

Singer ed Sheeran visited Buckingham Palace to congratulate Prince Harry on his engagement, and to receive from the hands of the princes of Charles the Order of the British Empire for his services to music and charity. Together with the order of Sheeran received the title of Chevalier of the Order. By tradition, the honorary award will be awarded the Queen Elizabeth II, but she was at another event — the commissioning of the aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth at the naval base in Portsmouth.

Эд Ширан получил Орден Британской империи

His award, the singer decided to dedicate to the deceased grandfather of bill Sheeran, who passed away four years ago. “My grandfather was a big fan of the Royal family, he bought all sorts of memorabilia and other Souvenirs. He died on this day four years ago, so that today I became a knight of the Order, there is some kind of miracle. I think he would be very proud,” said ed British HELLO!.

The journalists decided to ask whether Sheeran to perform at upcoming wedding Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Ed replied that he would gladly have performed a couple of songs at the ceremony, but it is no one not invited.

Indeed, the Sheeran award was given not just because he actively conducts charitable activities and recently visited patients of the Boston hospital, where he performed acoustic versions of their hits. It happened on the Saturday before his second concert at the TD Garden this week. He sang songs and talked with hundreds of children treated at the hospital.

The performer was dressed in a grey hoodie and black sunglasses. 26-year-old singer performed his hit “Shape of You” on an acoustic guitar. The crowd that had gathered in the Studio was very happy to came the star guest. Sheeran even took a request of one of the patients to play the song “LEGO House”. “Ed said that you didn’t sang it very long, but he fulfilled her request.” said one of those present that day.

Ed sang his own songs in one of the microphones in the Studio and the sound was transmitted across the room through the speakers. The performance-close-up showed on the big white screen for a spotlight that all the patients saw a star. The contractor is not tired to take pictures with fans who lined up. They gave the idol posters with nice inscriptions and drawings. He also made a couple of videos for those guys who are unable to attend his speech. Also, the actor left a special gift for the hospital — signed autograph guitar.

This is not the first time ed Sheeran makes a surprise for their fans. In 2015, the singer appeared at the wedding of Australian couple Matt and Kaya. They kept postponing the wedding because of the financial situation, but really wanted to get married. The husband decided that the wedding night will be remembered forever and his wife called on the radio to arrange surprises. Wedding sponsored for $ 10,000 and called to please honeymooners ed Sheeran. When the couple saw the performer, they were struck dead. Their first dance they danced to an acoustic rendition of the song of their idol in person.