Pop star Ed Sheeran receives honour from Britain's Prince Charles

Prince Charles honors Ed Sheeran

The singer received the accolade for his services to music and charity.

But after three albums and countless performances, the 26-year-old has been awarded an MBE for his services to the music industry at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

You might think that Ed Sheeran's life is spent decking the halls, appearing on Game of Thrones and getting into odd accidents: Not so!

Ed said that he hadn't been asked by Harry to perform at his wedding in May 2018, but when asked if he would do it, he replied: 'Yeah, why not'.

The Grammy Award victor spoke about his grandfather Bill Sheeran after the ceremony, saying he would be proud of his medal.

After signing for a major label his debut album, + or Plus, sold six million copies and featured the hit single The A Team, which earned the musician the 2012 Ivor Novello Award for best song musically and lyrically.

Speaking about the prospect of his fourth number one the musician said: "Do you know what, it's mad".

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And the year is ending with a cherry on top.

"I feel like all Americans ask English people like, "Hey, do you know the queen?' And like, well I have met her, that is quite a true fact, but I don't know Harry that well", he explained".

I mean, that's a laugh that he doesn't think he has a "vast" amount of talent.

"But he's such a sweet nice guy, really friendly, proper family man, very musical, I really enjoyed my time with him".

He has also used his celebrity to support several charities, including children's hospices, anti-poverty campaigns and an AIDS charity.

The singer said the Prince of Wales was impressed by the fact that he is playing a gig in NY on Friday, one day after the investiture ceremony.

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