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By the Numbers: Ed Sheeran

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Twelve years ago, a red-headed 14-year-old strummed his six-string on the streets of London, hoping to score a gig. Now, Ed Sheeran is one of the world’s biggest pop stars, topping charts around the globe. He’s recorded a duet with Beyoncé and written songs with Taylor Swift. His fans include Elton John and Jamie Foxx. Sheeran is now in the middle of a North American tour. Were you lucky enough to snag tickets?

Read on to learn some more facts about Ed Sheeran. Then plug in the numbers to solve the equation below and reveal a final fact.

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