Ed Sheeran wishes his Game Of Thrones character had been killed, just to make you all happy

As alarming and stunt-like as it seemed when we first learned that Ed Sheeran would appear in an episode of Game Of Thrones, his actual cameo proved to be much less distracting than it could’ve been. Playing a Lannister soldier who crossed paths with Arya Stark on a journey to King’s Landing, Sheeran was really just…

2018 iHeartRadio awards finally celebrate the work of Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift

If the Grammys are out of touch, the iHeartRadio awards are almost too in touch, celebrating the most popular of popular music and rejecting stuff that’s unnecessarily hip or cool. It’s a show, in other words, that can award Maroon 5 with Best Duo/Group Of The Year in 2018 even though Migos was also nominated. Of…

Recording academy president says women need to “step up” if they want to win more Grammys

Though the bulk of the statuettes had been handed out before the 60th Grammy Awards telecast began, the ceremony was still a lively affair thanks to stirring performances from Kendrick Lamar, Kesha, and Childish Gambino. But as the night went on, astute viewers noticed how few female nominees were making their way to…

James Corden dances backup for Taylor Swift, terrorizes a bunch of other pop stars

Because we all used to be with it, but then they changed what “it” was, it’s okay to not be in the know as to the current crop of pop stars. That’s one of the reasons this segment from James Corden’s Late Late Show is so helpful; in it, Corden takes over as the general manager of Inglewood’s The Forum for its…

Beyoncé doesn't really have tons of burner emails, but you'll still never contact her

Less a human than a phantasmagorical being of near-Euclidean perfection—especially on the internet, where any criticism will not be tolerated—Beyoncé Knowles nonetheless occasionally has to step down off the platinum-encrusted cumulus cloud that ferries her from gala to gala in order to communicate with the hoi…

Radiohead fans Dave Chappelle and Ed Sheeran sang “Creep” together

Dave Chappelle is apparently a big Radiohead fan, always ready to hit karaoke bars, birthday fetes, and Saturday Night Live afterparties with his rendition of “Creep.” And should he ever want some back-up vocals, he could probably pluck just about anyone out of the audience, restaurant, etc. But it turns out his duet…

Sorry, but Ed Sheeran’s Game Of Thrones character probably wasn’t at that last big battle

As Game Of Thrones fans continue to survey the ash-covered wreckage left by Drogon in “Spoils Of War,” the director of the episode wants to assure them all that one ginger-haired troubadour was spared that fiery fate. Mashable spoke to Matt Shakman—who, despite being a first time Thrones director delivered a doozy of…

HBO releases new batch of Ed Sheeran-free Game Of Thrones photos

Some Game Of Thrones fans weren’t crazy about Ed Sheeran’s much-hyped appearance on the show’s recent season premiere, but they can all breathe a sigh of relief now that HBO has released a new batch of Game Of Thrones photos that don’t feature a single glimpse of that adorable moppet’s ginger locks. But what do they…

Ed Sheeran settles lawsuit accusing him of stealing “Photograph”

Back in June, we reported that Ed Sheeran was being sued for allegedly ripping off a song released by X-Factor winner Matt Cardle and written by Thomas Leonard and Martin Harrington for his single “Photograph.” The songwriters were being represented by Richard Busch, the attorney who got Marvin Gaye’s family a bunch…

Ed Sheeran is convinced he’ll survive his Game Of Thrones cameo

In the Game Of Thrones, you either win a Grammy, or you die, apparently. Hence Hobbit troubadour Ed Sheeran’s recently stated conviction that he’ll survive his quick cameo on the massively successful HBO show, telling interviewers, “I do know which role I am going to play. I don’t die in it, I don’t die.”

British woman jailed for blasting Ed Sheeran song, as should you all be

It’s about time someone stood up for the rights of people who don’t want others to listen to Ed Sheeran anywhere within earshot. The British crooner, whose likable and good-natured demeanor clearly mark him as a monster on par with Michael Bublé and Josh Groban, recently awarded the writers of TLC’s “No Scrubs” a…