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Ed Sheeran one of UK's top "weird crushes"

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Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has scored a high climber on a different type of chart after becoming one of the UK's top "weird crushes".

He has ranked in second place in a list of fanciable stars who are not conventionally good-looking compiled by Heat, shooting up from last year's number 10.

Top of the weird crush 2014 list is TV presenter and comic Matt Richardson, known to viewers for his appearances on The Xtra Factor. The 22-year-old deposed last year's winner, comedian Russell Howard, who has slipped from the top 10 completely.

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Could Suffolk's Ed Sheeran be playing the Olympic Closing Ceremony?

Danny Boyle's spectacular Opening Ceremony featured a riotous celebration of British music through the last five decades.

The attention now turns to the Closing Ceremony. The show, titled A Symphony of British Music, is expected to feature pop supremos George Michael and the Spice Girls and numerous other British acts.

And could it feature Suffolk's very own Ed Sheeran too? A tweet from this morning gives his followers a strong hint....

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