Ed Sheeran has loved great success in his profession whereas making a music model of his personal. His mixture of pop, singer-songwriter, folks and rock music has captivated followers for years, and the famous person says he is not against transitioning to nation someday.
If nation music is Sheeran’s subsequent vacation spot, he is headed in the proper route, as he’ll carry out alongside an as-yet-unknown artist at Thursday evening’s (Could 11) ACM Awards.
The star chatted with Billboard earlier than the present, saying an official shift in nation music won’t be too far sooner or later.
“I speak to my spouse about it on a regular basis. I would like to transition into nation,” he instructed the publication throughout rehearsals for the present. “I really like his tradition, I really like the songwriting. It is like good songs.”
Sheeran additionally has expertise within the nation music capital of Nashville — he even lived there for intervals of time prior to now. The English singer calls town a “neighborhood” and says there is not a metropolis in Europe that compares in relation to a big focus of musicians.
“It is not only for nation music,” he explains. “Nashville is only a hub of fantastic songwriters, wonderful performers. And I actually felt impressed simply to be there, surrounded by everybody.”
Unsurprisingly, Sheeran’s pal and fellow musician Taylor Swift was one of many first artists to leap him on the nation music bandwagon once they toured on her collectively. Crimson Go to. He says he and his spouse now hearken to their native nation music radio station in England “all day, day-after-day”.
As for who he enjoys in nation music today? Sheeran says Luke Combs has the potential to develop his profession much more than he has already, particularly within the worldwide market.
“Luke Combs might most likely play in a stadium in England,” he remarks. “I feel if he places Wembley (Stadium) subsequent summer time he might promote it.”
The 2023 ACM Awards will stream reside from the Ford Middle in Texas at 8 p.m. ET on Amazon Prime Video. Nation icons Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks are the hosts.