Celebrations as Suffolk’s Ed Sheeran wins his first two Grammy Awards

Ed Sheeran won two Grammy Awards at the ceremony last night

Ed Sheeran won two Grammy Awards at the ceremony last night - Credit: Gregg Brown

There were celebrations for pop star Ed Sheeran overnight as the Suffolk singer songwriter scooped two top awards in the Grammy Awards.

Ed Sheeran accepts the award for song of the year for �Thinking Out Loud� at the 58th annual Grammy

Ed Sheeran accepts the award for song of the year for �Thinking Out Loud� at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) - Credit: Matt Sayles/Invision/AP

Ed’s track Thinking Out Loud won song of the year, while he picked up the award for best pop solo performance for the same song at the ceremony for the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

He beat artists Lamar, Taylor Swift, country group Little Big Town and Wiz Khalifa to the song of the year accolade, an award presented to Ed by Stevie Wonder.

They were the first Grammy awards to be won by the singer, who grew up in Framlingham.

Speaking at the ceremony, televised in the early hours of this morning, he said: “We wrote [the song] on a couch in my house.

“Thanks to my parents who’ve flown to the Grammys every year for the last four years and every time I lose I say ‘maybe next year’.

“If you’d told my 11-year-old self I would receive an award from Stevie Wonder I’d be chuffed.”

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