S1E07 – Rejecting Ed Sheeran

Show Notes

In 2020, Ed Sheeran was named UK Artist of the Decade. But 11 years earlier, he was dropped by his own management. And reeling from rejection after rejection by every major label in the country.

This week, we break down Sheeran’s inspiring story. From being told he should just give out his music for free to setting the record for the highest-grossing tour of all time.

The major sources for this episode include:

1. Ed Sheeran & Phillip Butah: Ed Sheeran: A Visual Journey
2.
Ed Sheeran: In My Own Words, A Documentary
3.
GQ:
How Ed Sheeran became the biggest male popstar on the planet
4.
Ace Show Biz:
Ed Sheeran Rejected By Record Labels for Being ‘Chubby and Ginger’

From the creators of Under the Influence:
Executive Producer & Host: Terry O’Reilly
Writer & Host: Sidney O’Reilly
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Supervising Producer: Debbie O’Reilly
Researcher: Abby Forsyth
Engineer: Keith Ohman
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre & Ari Posner

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Company and powered by Acast.

Show Notes

In 2020, Ed Sheeran was named UK Artist of the Decade. But 11 years earlier, he was dropped by his own management. And reeling from rejection after rejection by every major label in the country.

This week, we break down Sheeran’s inspiring story. From being told he should just give out his music for free to setting the record for the highest-grossing tour of all time.

The major sources for this episode include:

1. Ed Sheeran & Phillip Butah: Ed Sheeran: A Visual Journey
2.
Ed Sheeran: In My Own Words, A Documentary
3.
GQ:
How Ed Sheeran became the biggest male popstar on the planet
4.
Ace Show Biz:
Ed Sheeran Rejected By Record Labels for Being ‘Chubby and Ginger’

From the creators of Under the Influence:
Executive Producer & Host: Terry O’Reilly
Writer & Host: Sidney O’Reilly
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Supervising Producer: Debbie O’Reilly
Researcher: Abby Forsyth
Engineer: Keith Ohman
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre & Ari Posner

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Company and powered by Acast.

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