Ed Sheeran’s earnings make him world’s highest paid solo artist

Ed Sheeran’s earnings make him world’s highest paid solo artist

Ed Sheeran has been named as the highest-earning solo artist, taking in an estimated £83m last year. The singer-songwriter earned more than fellow pop stars Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, according to Forbes’ new World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities “rich list”. It means Sheeran has jumped 62 places from last year, placing ninth on the full list of top-earning celebrities such as Coldplay and U2, along with football stars Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo. He was the most-streamed artist of last year thanks to his third album Divide, which was powered by…

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Lauryn Hill confronts claims of ‘stealing music’

Lauryn Hill confronts claims of ‘stealing music’

Lauryn Hill is known for many things but the most well known of those things is perhaps her role as feisty Rita Watson in Sister Act 2 and the hullabaloo caused over her so called “racist” letter a day before she was due to serve a three month prison sentence for tax evasion. Yet again Lauryn has hit the headlines. She was accused of stealing music used by Robert Glaspers for her debut album and…

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