Ed Sheeran just collected his MBE from Prince Charles

Prince Charles honors Ed Sheeran

Suffolk star Ed Sheeran is made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by the Prince of Wales at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London.

Well done Ed! He's just received an MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace for his services in music and his dedication to charity.

He says his grandfather Bill was a "massive royalist".

The account for the official residence of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, also shared Sheeran's reaction to the honor, in which he remembered his late grandfather.

Ed, dressed in a blue tie, long black jacket, light blue waistcoat and grey pants, held up his medal outside the Palace and told press that he would happily perform the first song at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.

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.

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Sheeran's latest single flawless, newly re-worked as a duet with Beyonce, is expected to top the charts this week.

And the year is ending with a cherry on top.

Ultimately, Ed credits "persistence" with his sustained success. 'I don't have a vast amount of talent compared to other people.

"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.

Initial reports stated that Andrew's daughter Princess Beatrice cut the popstar's face with a sword while attempting to perform a mock ceremony granting fellow singer-songwriter James Blunt a knighthood.

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