- 16 Dec 14
The performers for the February ceremony have been confirmed.
Two-time Brit Award winner Ed Sheeran has been confirmed as a performer at the 35th annual Brit Awards in February.
Sheeran became Spotify's most streamed artist of 2014 and his second album ‘X’ was the biggest selling album of the year.
He will be joined by US pop sensation Taylor Swift and Sam Smith at the ceremony in the O2 Arena in London.
Swift, a two-time Brit award nominee herself, received international recognition for pulling her music from streaming giant Spotify and her latest album 1989 debuted at number one in almost
Meanwhile, Smith will return to the ceremony after being crowned Brit Critics Choice Award winner last year. His debut album, In the Lonely Hours, will see him contend with Sheeran in the Best British Male category.
Sheeran, however, didn’t place a lot of emphasis on his success in 2014.
Speaking to the Mirror the ‘Thinking Out Loud’ singer said: “I think we’re just happy to be able to be touring, selling records and living our dreams. Awards don’t really matter to us.”
The 23-year-old is also set to headline several gigs in Wembley stadium, starting on July 10.
The award ceremony takes place on February 25 and will be broadcast on ITV. Critics Choice award winner has already been announced, with singer songwriter James Bay scooping the prize ahead of George the Poet.