Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran delivers an A+ show at the ACC

Ed Sheeran performs as if every show is his last, injecting his songs with an elevating jolt above what is heard in his recordings. Nick Krewen Music, Published on Fri Sep 19 2014 Ed Sheeran Air Canada Centre Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 The singer and songwriter of “The A-Team” brought his A-Game to the Air Canada Centre on Thursday night. British ginger-haired dynamo Ed Sheeran is unlike any other contemporary…

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Taylor Swift Red Tour: Flawless execution at the Rogers Centre

From the very moment the curtain rose revealing the lean-and-leggy fedora-capped blond, Swift was a master of precision. Pennsylvania native, Taylor Swift, is no wilting lily when it comes to the art of performance. By: Nick Krewen Music, Published on Sat Jun 15 2013   Taylor Swift is a woman who knows what she wants. If there was anything made abundantly clear during the 22-year-old country music crossover sensation’s hour-and-45-minute…


The GRAMMYS Are Listening

From England and Australia to Canada and Paris, current nominees Ed Sheeran, Gotye, Carly Rae Jepsen, and M83 have found that the world is listening NICK KREWEN GRAMMYS   MAY 15, 2017 – 2:36 AM GRAMMY.com Whether you’re on the West Coast, East Coast, somewhere in the middle, or somewhere far beyond U.S. borders, the GRAMMYs are listening. More than 80 nominees up for this year’s 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards…


Passenger, a.k.a. Mike Rosenberg, grateful for Ed Sheeran’s support

Passenger returns to Toronto for Dec. 10 show at Phoenix. Singer-songwriter Mike Rosenberg, alias Passenger, returns to Toronto to play the Phoenix on Dec. 10.   By: Nick Krewen Special to the Star, Published on Fri Dec 07 2012     Sometime last month, folk songwriter Mike Rosenberg, a.k.a. Passenger, almost ended up in a German jail. It seems a female admirer handed him a bullet in honour of his…


Ed Sheeran’s folk-pop sheer brilliance shines at Echo Beach: Review

Perhaps there’s hope in the pop world after all. By: Special to The Star Nick Krewen Published on Mon Sep 17 2012 Perhaps there’s hope in the pop world after all. Inundated as we are by hormonal determination of the female tween populace regarding such lightweight romantics as the Justin Biebers, One Directions and numerous copycats whose musical, puppy-eyed declarations of love carry the emotional resonance of a Twix candy…