Ed Sheeran Nabs Emmy: The Story Behind the Surprise Feat

Ed Sheeran, popular English singer-songwriter, together with esteemed record producer Max Martin and the talented Foy Vance, bagged an Emmy for Outstanding Original and Lyrics. They were recognized for their work on the song “A Beautiful Game”, featured in the season 3 finale of the hit series, Ted Lasso.

Surprise Victory

Sheeran did not anticipate the win, expressing his gratitude towards those who voted for their composition. “A Beautiful Game” was up against songs from a slew of other well-received shows, such as Ginny & Georgia, The L Word: Generation Q, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Weird: The Al Yankovic Story.

Sheeran’s Award-Winning History

The singer is no stranger to accolades, boasting an extensive list of awards in his decade-long , notable among them are multiple Grammy Awards. Sheeran has seen 16 Grammy nominations, out of which he emerged victorious in four categories.

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Not one to rest on his laurels, Sheeran's latest album – symbolically named (Subtract) – is in the running for the Best Pop Vocal Album at this year's Grammy ceremony.

Sheeran’s Take on Award Shows

While Sheeran's at such events is undeniable, he candidly expressed his apprehension about the atmosphere at these ceremonies. The singer painted a picture of an environment pervaded by resentment and hatred, a stark contrast to the glamour and often associated with such events.

Emmy Awards Telecast

For those interested, the Primetime Emmy Awards will be airing on Fox on Monday, January 15, at 8 p.m. ET. Be sure to tune in to witness the pinnacle of achievement.

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