25 Times Ed Sheeran Won Our Hearts on Instagram
Ed Sheeran ended his year-long social media silence earlier this year with a short Instagram video promising new music, and boy did he deliver. After teasing us with moving graphics and lyrical clues, the Grammy-winning “Thinking Out Loud” singer/songwriter released two new singles, "Shape of You" and "Castle on a Hill," both of which he performed on Saturday Night Live and the former at the Grammy Awards.
Despite his year-long absence, Sheeran is back and better than ever on Instagram, posting adorable selfies, behind the scenes footage from his new music videos, and even announcing his new album, Divide, out March 3, on his Instagram feed.
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As we patiently (read: impatiently) wait for March 3 and plenty new Ed Sheeran songs to roll around, we’ve rounded up Sheeran’s most delightful Instagrams to remind us how he stole our hearts in the first place. Happy scrolling!
When He Announced His Grammy Performance
No one knew Sheeran would be performing until the day of, thanks to this behind-the-scenes selfie from the singer himself.
When He Struck a Pose at SNL
When He Showed Us His New Album
So close, we can taste it!
When He Announced New Music Was Coming
And the Internet lost all chill.
When He took a Selfie With Bridget Jones
If you haven't seen his cameo in the rom-com, you're seriously missing out.
When he saw this pug wearing a wig
Just "hanging out with Doug the Pug"
When he met the Rolling Stones
He took this selfie with legendary rock band the Rolling Stones after having "just sung a song on stage with these ladz."
When he wore Pharrell's signature hat
He "stole'd it."
That time he got pied
Things got heated, but he doesn't seem to mind.
When he found himself in this motley crew
Yes: That's The Cab's Alexander DeLeon, Scrubs's Zach Braff, and Game of Thrones's Kit Harington.
When he made himself look like a helium balloon
Don't let all the swooning fans go to your head, Ed.
That time he channeled Austin Powers
When he was "chilling with (Star Wars Jedi) Mace Windu"
Still unsure how he got Samuel L. Jackson to make this face.
When he was starstruck meeting Game of Thrones's Maisie Williams
"I can't think of a good caption but this is awesome."
When he won his first American Moon Man
After accepting the MTV Video Music Award he posed for this pic with music video director Emil Nava.
When he compared himself and his sound guy to Chuckie and Tommy from the Rugrats
And consequently warmed every '90s baby's heart.
The time he realized his face was on a raincoat
As you do when that raincoat just happens to be worn by Kendall Jenner.
When he was touched by these superfans
They named named their newborn girl after him because Sheeran serenaded them at a NYC concert.
When he posted this "real life face swap"
Featuring Elton John, fellow ginger and apparent goofball.
When he posted this touching photo with his mom
Mother's Day means something to celebrities, too.
When he posed with his adorable kitten, Graham
Aka, his social media muse.
That time he found a "Ted Sheeran"
When he dressed up in a gingerbread man costume
He's just the right amount of ridiculous.
When he wanted to start up "a new career as an albino Charlie Chaplin"
BFF Taylor Swift seems thrilled.
And when he posted this incredible TBT
And he captioned it: "I was the cool kid in primary school."