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Suffolk's Ed Sheeran in the top 100 of most influential people

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran is in the top 100 of most influential people Credit: PA

Ed Sheeran has joined Pope Francis, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un to feature in Time magazine’s most influential people list.

The Framlingham star was nominated by friend and fellow artist Taylor Swift.

Whether by choice or an unconscious evolution, when he decided on his musical ambitions, Ed became less of a boy and more of a tank.”

A few years ago, in a rare moment of admitting feeling defeated, Ed said to me, ‘I’m never going to win a Grammy.’

Yes, you are, I said. You’re going to sweep the whole thing one of these years.

– Taylor Swift

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Fans queue for Ed Sheeran's cast-off clothes

The queue outside the charity shop selling second-hand Ed Sheeran clothes. Credit: Sean Cockrell / ITV News Anglia

Ed Sheeran fans have been queuing the rain to pick up a bargain second-hand shirt.

The Suffolk singer-songwriter has donated around 20 items of his clothing to the new East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) shop in Halesworth in Suffolk.

Ed is an ambassador for EACH and has donated clothing before.

Some 100 items sold previously for £8,000, as well as his teenage drum kit which raised £2,650.

20 items of Ed Sheeran's clothes are being sold at the charity shop in Halesworth, Suffolk. Credit: Sean Cockrell / ITV News Anglia

Ed Sheeran given own emoji to celebrate Brits appearance

Ed Sheeran will perform at this year's Brits. Credit: PA

Suffolk's Ed Sheeran has announced that he will play at this year's Brit Awards.

It will be the third time that the 25-year-old from Framlingham has played at the star-studded event.

Sheeran announced the news on Twitter, and also revealed that he now has his own emoji!

Ed has now got his own emoji. Credit: Ed Sheeran/Twitter

Robbie Williams, Bruno Mars, Little Mix, Skepta, The 1975 and Emeli Sandé are also due to take to the stage on February 22, with the ceremony being shown live on ITV.

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