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 crammed with resentment and hatred towards everybody else.”
He provides, “It is fairly an uncomfortable ambiance.”
The British pop star claimed that fellow stars are often nice and pleasant, however their entourages and groups will 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 sort of giving one another the side-eye,” he stated.
The stress 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 kind of a superb night time out,” he stated.
Additional, Ed asserts that the afterparties within the U.Ok. are much more enjoyable than these in america.
“The afterparties, once more … it is not simply musicians. It is musicians, all their entourages, you then acquired influencers and blah blah blah,” he stated. “Folks get the identical feeling as me at these award reveals. I’ve spoken to folks they usually’re like, ‘I simply felt actually depressed afterward.’ The ambiance is simply not good… It is a actually, actually horrible ambiance to be in there. I all the time stroll away feeling unhappy and I do not prefer it.”
For the document, this is not a case of bitter grapes — Ed has received 4 Grammys, one AMA and 7 Billboard Music Awards. Wikipedia claims he is really received 117 numerous awards all through the course of his profession.