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Pop star Ed Sheeran receives honor from Britain's Prince Charles

08 December 2017, 04:20 | Israel Caldwell

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Prince Charles honors Ed Sheeran

Ed received the MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for his services to music.

Kylie Minogue introduces Queen Elizabeth II to Ed Sheeran backstage after the 2012 Diamond Jubilee.

Well done Ed! He's just received an MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace for his services in music and his dedication to charity.

British comedian and author Tony Hawks was also recognised during the investiture ceremony and was awarded an MBE for his charity work in Moldova.

Ed Sheeran has casually let it be known that that yeah, sure, of course he'd be happy to play the royal wedding.

Sheeran's "New York concert" tomorrow (Dec. 8) is the Z100 Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden.

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The musician was no doubt overcome with emotion as on this day a year ago he sadly lost his grandfather, and he hopes he would have been "pretty proud" of his achievement, seeing as he was a huge fan of the royal family.

The singer, who has enjoyed worldwide success with his hits such as The A-Team and Thinking Out Loud, also spoke about his late grandad at the event.

"My grandfather was a massive royalist", the 26-year-old guitarist told BBC News, explaining the personal significance of receiving this honor. "I think it's persistence".

". He died on this day four years ago", the artist reportedly said, "so it's actually quite a nice full circle thing, I guess he'd be pretty proud".

'I think talent is like 30% of it and persistence, drive and self belief are the other ones, which I guess are all the same thing'.



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