Ed Sheeran acquired all dressed up for a really special day.
On Thursday, the Grammy winner donned his royal greatest for a singular event at Buckingham Palace. Sporting a protracted go well with jacket and pants, the 26-year-old star stood tall and proud as he was made an official member of the Most Glorious Order of the British Empire for his companies to music and charity.
In the course of the investiture ceremony, Sheeran smiled as Prince Charles granted him a prized purple and silver neck ornament, which he later gleefully confirmed off to photographers afterward.
Judging by the Sheeran’s grin, the second was one he’ll all the time bear in mind.
“Honoured to be awarded an MBE immediately at Buckingham Palace,” he gushed on social media.
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Whereas the day was already particular, it additionally marked a heartbreaking anniversary for the singer.
“My grandfather…he died on today 4 years in the past, so it is truly fairly a pleasant full circle factor,” he mentioned, in response to Clarence Home. “I assume he’d be fairly proud.”
Sheeran can also be in acclaimed musical firm as all 4 members of The Beatles had been granted MBEs in 1965, though John Lennon finally returned the respect in protest.