Ed Sheeran insists he does not want a BRIT Award to show he is an excellent songwriter.
The 30-year-old megastar has bagged a number of BRITs over time and can compete in opposition to the likes of Adele at this yr’s ceremony at The O2 in London on February 8.
Forward of the awards subsequent month, the ‘Good’ hitmaker – whose nominations embody Album of the Yr for ‘=’, Artist of the Yr, Track of the Yr for ‘Unhealthy Habits’ and the Finest Pop/R&B prize – has insisted that whereas it is “tremendous good” when he does win, it would not matter to him if he misplaced as a result of it doesn’t suggest he is “made a garbage tune”.
In line with the Day by day Star newspaper’s Wired column, Ed stated: “The BRIT Awards was all that my yr would gear as much as: launch an album, do a single after which we’re off to the BRIT Awards and let’s examine if we are able to win.
“‘Form of You’ was the biggest-selling tune in England that yr and it did not get it.
“So, I am very a lot of the way of thinking that I am simply going to maintain creating music that I like and every so often, when stuff occurs like that, it is tremendous good and I’m tremendous comfortable about it, but when I lose I am cool.
“If I win then that is great, however what I am saying is that If I misplaced I would not suppose, ‘I made a garbage tune.'”
In the meantime, Ed not too long ago criticised American awards reveals claiming they’re stuffed with “hatred” and have an “uncomfortable environment”.
The singer made the feedback following his efficiency of his tune ‘Shivers’ on the MTV Video Music Awards in September.
He stated: “The room is stuffed with resentment and hatred in direction of everybody else and it’s fairly an uncomfortable environment.”
The ‘Fortress on the Hill’ hitmaker was nominated for 4 awards on the VMAs however did not win any and went on to inform of the stress artists really feel to win when surrounded by their administration staff.
He added: “All of the artists are candy individuals, however they’re like, surrounded by entourages that need them to win too, so it’s one artist surrounded by ten individuals and one other artist surrounded by ten individuals and everyone seems to be type of giving one another the side-eye.”
The multi-million-selling pop star was additionally fast to notice that the “horrible environment” is a pattern largely unique to American awards reveals, versus ones in his native UK.
He stated: “It’s nothing to do with MTV or the present, it’s in any respect the opposite awards reveals [too.] Billboards, Grammys, AMAs. It’s simply plenty of individuals wanting different individuals to fail and I don’t like that.
“In England, our awards reveals are identical to everybody will get drunk and nobody actually cares who wins or loses, it’s simply form of an excellent evening out.”
Ed rounded off his feedback by claiming that it isn’t solely him who feels this manner about ceremonies within the US.
He stated: “Individuals get the identical feeling as me at these award reveals.
“I’ve spoke to individuals they usually’re like, ‘I simply felt actually depressed afterward.’ The environment is simply not good. It’s a very, actually horrible environment to be in there. I all the time stroll away feeling unhappy and I don’t prefer it.”