Ed Sheeran finds nothing rewarding about American award reveals.
On the heels of his efficiency at the MTV VMAs, the pop singer spoke to radio host Julia on her Audacy segment “The Julia Show,” and he ripped award reveals within the U.S., saying, “The room is stuffed with resentment and hatred towards everybody else.”
He provides, “It is fairly an uncomfortable environment.”
The British pop star claimed that fellow stars are often nice and pleasant, however their entourages and groups could be vile, unkind and entitled.
“All of the artists are candy folks, however they’re, like, surrounded by entourages that need them to win, too, so it is one artist surrounded by 10 folks and one other artist surrounded by 10 folks and everyone seems to be form of giving one another the side-eye,” he stated.
The strain is not fully there for present just like the VMAs, he argues, however it’s palpable at higher-end award reveals just like the Grammys, American Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards.
“It is nothing to do with MTV or the award present, it is in any respect the opposite awards reveals,” Ed, 33, stated. “It is simply plenty of folks wanting different folks to fail and I do not like that.”
Issues are much less intense at reveals in the UK, the place Ed is from.
“In England, our award reveals are similar to everybody will get drunk and nobody actually cares who wins or loses, it is simply form of a great night time out,” he stated.
Additional, Ed asserts that the afterparties within the U.Ok. are way more enjoyable than these in america.
“The afterparties, once more … it isn’t simply musicians. It is musicians, all their entourages, you then obtained influencers and blah blah blah,” he stated. “Folks get the identical feeling as me at these award reveals. I’ve spoken to folks and so they’re like, ‘I simply felt actually depressed afterward.’ The environment is simply not good… It is a actually, actually horrible environment to be in there. I at all times stroll away feeling unhappy and I do not prefer it.”
For the report, this is not a case of bitter grapes — Ed has gained 4 Grammys, one AMA and 7 Billboard Music Awards. Wikipedia claims he is really gained 117 numerous awards all through the course of his profession.