89.7 Bay hitmaker Ed Sheeran to take a break from music

Ed Sheeran has revealed he is taking a break from music after working ‘non stop’ for the past two years. The 89.7 Bay favourite said that he will return with more hits after he has spent time travelling, writing and reading, and when he has ‘lived a little more’. Ed, 28, said in a message […]

89.7 Bay hitmaker Ed Sheeran named ‘artist of the decade’

89.7 Bay hitmaker Ed Sheeran has been named the artist of the decade. During the last 10 years, the singer has had 12 number one singles and albums and has also spent an incredible 79 weeks at number one – more than any other artist. If that wasn’t enough, his massive 89.7 Bay hit ‘Shape […]

Ed Sheeran smashes world tour record set by U2

Ed Sheeran has thanked his fans after breaking a tour record set by U2. The 89.7 Bay favourite’s world tour has officially become the biggest, most attended and highest grossing of all time. The Shape Of You singer wrote on Instagram: ‘Thanks so much for each and every one of you who have come to […]

Giant Ed Sheeran statue pops up in Moscow park

A giant statue of Ed Sheeran has appeared in a park in Moscow ahead of his concert in the Russian capital. The sculpture, which depicts the 89.7 Bay favourite lounging on his side in sunglasses, a white shirt and a pair of red shorts. The giant tribute shows the singer lying down as he rests […]

Ed Sheeran smashes another online streaming record

Ed Sheeran has set a new online streaming record. The 89.7 Bay favourite has racked up more than 69 million monthly listeners on Spotify. The milestone follows the release of the singer’s new album ‘No.6 Collaborations Project’. It features the likes of Cardi B, Justin Bieber, Khalid, Stormzy, Eminem, and many more. This new record isn’t the first […]

WATCH: Ed Sheeran stars in tomato ketchup advert

Ed Sheeran is a Grammy Award winner and can sell out stadiums around the world. But he’s finally made his dream come true by starring in a commercial for tomato ketchup. The Shape Of You hitmaker, 28, already has a tattoo of the Heinz logo on his arm and has posted about his love of […]

Ed Sheeran is named the most played artist on radio

Ed Sheeran released no new music last year – but that hasn’t stopped him being crowned the most-played artist on radio in 2018. The singer pulled off the title without landing a single in the top 10 most played tracks of the year – which suggests his catalogue of hits is in heavy rotation. It’s […]

Ed Sheeran’s new song gets its first play on Bay

Ed Sheeran’s brand new song ‘Cross Me’ has had its 89.7 Bay premiere. The track, including vocals from Chance the Rapper and American hip-hop singer PnB Rock, featured on Bay Breakfast with Daniel and Ylenia on Friday morning. Some of the lyrics are: ‘It doesn’t matter where we are / Oh no, no / So, […]

Ed Sheeran confirms new album is coming in July

Ed Sheeran has surprised fans by announcing a new album of collaborations due for release in July. The singer revealed the news to his 29 million followers in a post on Instagram, and shared a teaser clip of one of his new songs, Cross Me. No.6 Collaborations Project is due to be released on July 12. […]

Ed and Justin hit number one in the UK charts

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber have topped the UK charts with their latest 89.7 Bay hit. I Don’t Care racked up 13 million streams and 22,000 downloads in one week. The duo also saw combined sales of 123,852, making the track only the second chart-topping single to open with more than 100,000 sales. I Don’t […]

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber race to number one

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber’s latest 89.7 Bay hit is heading for number one in the UK charts. The pair’s new collaboration ‘I Don’t Care’ leads the field after racking up a whopping 4.7 million streams last weekend. The song has also achieved more digital downloads than the rest of the top five combined. Should […]

LISTEN: Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran team up for new song

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber have teamed up for one of the best feel good songs of 2019. Their new track ‘I Don’t Care’ celebrates the greatest things about supportive and romantic relationships. Ed sings: ‘Cause I don’t care when I’m with my baby, yeah, All the bad things disappear, And you’re making me feel […]

Ed Sheeran doubles his wealth in just a year

89.7 Bay hitmaker Ed Sheeran has doubled his wealth in just a year – thanks to massive sales of his album Divide and a huge world tour. The Shape Of You singer, 28, is now worth an astonishing £160 million. The figure was revealed in the latest edition of the Sunday Times Rich List, which […]

Ed Sheeran enters chart of most popular funeral songs

The most popular songs played at funerals have been revealed – with no traditional hymns in the top 10 for the first time. Frank Sinatra’s My Way topped the chart followed by Time To Say Goodbye by Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman. Over The Rainbow by Eva Cassidy came third. New entries in this year’s […]

Ed Sheeran turns his music riches into property

Ed Sheeran has reportedly spent almost €50 million investing in the property market. The Shape Of You singer, 28, is said to have bought 18 flats in Suffolk and London, as well as a restaurant in the city’s trendy Notting Hill. Speaking to The Sun, a financial expert said: ‘He’s been incredibly shrewd by ploughing […]

Ed Sheeran’s music ‘makes kids happy’, says study

Ed Sheeran is the most popular singer among kids aged 7 to 17, according to new research into music and well-being. The survey of 1,001 children was published by Youth Music, a charity investing in music-making projects for young people. Four in 10 of those questioned said music made them feel good, while 85 percent […]