Ed Sheeran Would Make His Grandpa Proud With His Latest Royal Achievement

Prince Charles honors Ed Sheeran

Prince Charles honors Ed Sheeran

From sleeping rough outside Buckingham Palace to receiving a MBE from the Prince of Wales inside the Palace the Castle on the Hill singer has come a long way.

Grammy-winning singer Ed Sheeran received an MBE - a British state honour - for services to music and charity from Prince Charles in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

Sheeran was the most-streamed artist of 2017 and supports various charities, including the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the ONE Campaign.

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

While there, Ed hinted he might be performing at one of the biggest events next year will see - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.

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

The British singer-songwriter, who recently dropped a new version of "Perfect" featuring Beyoncé, also revealed that the Prince of Wales had inquired about his music career during their meeting.

At the end, Ed had a brief conversation with Prince Charles and told him that he was travelling to NY tomorrow for another gig.

"He was asking me if I was still selling lots of records, and I told him I've got a concert in NY tomorrow", Sheeran told the BBC, according to MTV.

Sheeran said he was thinking of his late grandfather Bill, who passed four years ago today, as he received the award. "I guess he'd be pretty proud".

Ultimately, Ed credits "persistence" with his sustained success.

"I guess he'd be pretty proud".

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