Man Crush Monday: Ed Sheeran

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          He is Edward Christopher Sheeran, also known as Ed Sheeran. He is  is an English singer-songwriter. Born in Hebden Bridge, raised in Framlingham, Suffolk, he moved to London in 2008 to pursue a musical career. In early 2011, Sheeran released an independent extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project, which caught the attention of both Elton John and Jamie Foxx. He then signed to Asylum Records. His debut album, +, containing the singles “The A Team” and “Lego House“, was certified quintuple platinum in the United Kingdom. In 2012, he won two Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. “The A Team” won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically.

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           Sheeran began to become known abroad in 2012, in the United States he made a guest appearance on Taylor Swift‘s fourth studio album, Red, and wrote songs for One Direction. “The A Team” was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards and he performed the song in duet with Elton John during the ceremony. He spent much of 2013 touring North America as the opening act for Swift‘s The Red Tour. His second studio album titled x (read as “multiply“) was released worldwide on 23 June 2014, charting at number one in the UK and US. He was nominated for Best New Artist at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

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          Sheeran was born in Hebden Bridge near Halifax, West Yorkshire but moved to Framlingham, Suffolk as a child. His father, John Sheeran, is an art curator and lecturer. His mother, Imogen Lock, is a culture publicist-turned-jewellery designer. His parents ran the independent art consultancy, Sheeran Lock, from 1990 to 2010. Sheeran, the younger of two boys, has an older brother, Matthew, who is a classical composer and postgraduate music student.

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           Sheeran‘s paternal grandparents were Irish and he was raised as a Roman Catholic. He sang in a local church choir from the age of four, learned guitar at a very young age, and began writing songs during his time at Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham. His early childhood memories include listening to Van Morrison during his trips to London with his parents and going to an intimate Damien Rice gig in Ireland when he was eleven. In addition to Rice, he has also cited The Beatles, Bob DylanNizlopi and Eminem as his biggest musical influences. He is a patron of the Youth Music Theatre UK. He was accepted at the National Youth Theatre as a teenager.

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          In 2012, Sheeran purchased a farm near Framlingham, Suffolk, which is currently undergoing renovation. He has stated that he hopes to raise a family there.  Sheeran lived between Hendersonville, Tennessee and Los Angeles for the duration of 2013. Sheeran is the second cousin of broadcaster Gordon Burns.

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To know more about Ed Sheeran, just go here: http://www.edsheeran.com/splash/x-buy-us

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WWE Survivor Series 2014 Predictions

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AJ Lee vs. Nikki Bella

           Even I’m tired of seeing AJ Lee as the champion, I think AJ Lee will retained her Divas Championship against Nikki Bella. With or without Brie Bella‘s interference, AJ Lee will still be the champion.

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Damien Mizdow vs. Stardust & Goldust vs. Los Matadores vs. The Usos

           I’m such a huge fan of The Usos and I want them to win so bad and I like Cody Rhodes not Stardust to win, of course with his brother. But I’m rooting for Damien Mizdow to win, I think it’s time for them to steal the spotlight. But if Goldust and Stardust wins, it is maybe by cheating.

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 Team Natalya, Alicia Fox, Naomi, Emma vs. Team Paige, Cameron, Summer Rae, Layla

           Honestly, when I see only 8 divas in this match, I’m disappointed. Why don’t WWE let Eva Marie and Rosa Mendes wrestle with them? They’ve been getting a lesser spotlight recently in the ring. By the way, in this match I think Team Natalya, Alicia Fox, Naomi, Emma will win this traditional elimination match, of course by Alicia Fox putting the win on her team.

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Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt

          I like these 2 wrestlers, this is what business all about. I like Dean Ambrose for playing a bit crazy and I like Bray Wyatt  for playing crazier. But as long as I want Dean Ambrose to win, Bray Wyatt for what I predict.

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Team Cena vs. Team Authority

           This match will be sick and this match will make history. I think Team Authority will win this match maybe because of Triple H cheating. You can’t blame the Authority, they always wanna win.

To read more predictions, just go here: http://www.wwe.com/shows/survivorseries/2014/survivor-series-2014-predictions-26837013

WWE Hell In A Cell 2014 Predictions

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The Usos vs. Gold & Stardust

           I always bet for the Usos to win ’cause I like them, they’re a total perfomers on the ring. But what I think is going to happen is that Team Gold & Stardust ill win this match, maybe by cheating as always.

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AJ Lee vs Paige

         Let me be honest with all of my readers, I’m actually tired of seeing these 2 faces again and again from previous pay-per-views. I want a new contender for the Divas Championship match or I want a new Divas Champion. WWE is missing other dominant divas like Natalya and Tamina snuka. But for my prediction for this match, I think AJ Lee will retained the title even Alicia Fox interferes the match.

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          Dean Ambrose vs. Seth rollins

            Dean Ambrose is my favorite crazy- played wrestlers. And I don’t like Seth Rollins since he left The Shield. So obviously, I’m betting for Dean Ambrose to win, and I think he will win this time.

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   Brie Bella vs. Nikki Bella

         This is the fakest storyline I have watched on WWE. Both Bella‘s have a worst acting, you can tell it too Nikki‘s voice sound and Brie‘s facial expression. Yeah I know, it was all just acting thing, but all I’m saying is that, they are not good actress’. But in this match, I think Brie Bella will win.

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John Cena vs Randy Orton

           I’m one of the WWE viewers who are complaining about these 2 wrestlers who always have spotlight on the show. There are many superstars on the locker room, why are they always giving these 2 the spotlight? We all know that they are already popular and what’s best for business. But it is time to give the spotlight to others. But in this match, I think John Cena will win.

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Sheamus vs. The Miz

          These are 2 of my favorite wrestlers. It’s hard to see any one to lose but this must have to happen. As for Sheamus losing the spotlight these days and The Miz having the spotlight, I think, the Miz will win this match.

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Big Show vs. Rusev

           I’m always excited when Rusev stepped in the ring. Every match he made in pay-per-view was awesome and this time against the Big Show, will be the “awesomest” match between USA and Russia. But I think, it’s time for USA to win, so Big Show for the win.

For more predictions, just go here: http://www.wwe.com/shows/hellinacell/2014/hell-in-a-cell-2014-predictions-26750486

WWE Night Of Champions 2014 Predictions

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Brock Lesnar vs John Cena

            I know Brock Lesnar will win this match, and I want him to win the match. I’m just tired seeing Cena holding the championship belt. It’s time for another wrestler to hold it. I’m not a hater of Cena, all I want to see is a new story line.

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Nikki Bella vs. Paige vs. AJ Lee

            I want to win Nikki Bella to win this match against AJ and Paige. Just like what in Lesnar‘s and Cena‘s match, I want a new story line. I think Nikki will win tonight with help of her sister, Brie Bella. in my own perception, Brie and Nikki just made this feud for them get the Divas title and get the spotlight on them.

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Dolph Ziggler vs The Miz

             I think Dolph Ziggler will win this match. Even I want The Miz to win, but Dolph Ziggler will retain the title, whether I like it or not.

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Mark Henry vs. Rusev

            I want Mark Henry to win in this match, but we all know that Rusev will win again. They are pushing Rusev so much in the spotlight, but I think Big Show will be the one to end the winning streak of Rusev.

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Chris Jericho vs. Randy Orton

             I think, Randy Orton will win. You know Orton is unbeatable in every of his pay- per- view matches. And one thing, the authority is on his side.

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Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins

             We all want to win Roman Reigns in this match, but unfortunately, I think Seth Rollins will win here because he is going to cheat by slamming the brief case to Roman Reign‘s face.

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Sheamus vs Cesaro

           These 2 wrestlers are the reason why I’m watching WWE, they are my favorites. But for this prediction, I want Cesaro to win, but I think Sheamus will retain the championship.

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The Usos vs Goldust & Stardust

            I want the Usos to win in this match, but my prediction is that Goldust and Stardust will win. I think they will cheat just like what they did in their past matches.

For more predictions, just go here: http://www.wwe.com/shows/nightofchampions/2014/night-of-champions-2014-predictions-26655832

WWE Summerslam 2014 Predictions

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Dean Ambrose vs Seth Rollins

           I’m not a big fan of these 2 WWE wrestlers, but I’m a fan of The Shield before there was The Shield. But for me, in prediction for this match, Seth Rollins will win tonight. Since he was the Mr. Money in the Bank winner, he will outshine as he deserves to win. It is his moment. Maybe Seth will win with cheats.

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AJ Lee vs Paige

           I’m not expecting any jaw dropping match between this 2 Divas. I mean, I love them both, but I’m actually tired of their story line. I really hate Paige when she turned heel and mocked AJ‘s skipping, it was so not in the era of Lita and Trish Stratus. It was actually in the era, when Mickie James imitated Trish Stratus. But in my prediction for this match, AJ Lee will win tonight. Just like what she have said, she is the BEST DIVA IN THE WORLD.

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Chris Jericho vs Bray Wyatt

          Honestly, I really don’t watch their segment on WWE, ’cause it they really made me bored. But my prediction for this match, Bray Wyatt will win tonight, as usual. Either with the help of Luke Harper and the other big guy or he cheat.

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Jack Swagger vs Rusev

           If the match was really between America and Russia, definitely, I’m with America. But this is really between, Jack Swagger and Rusev. I know Rusev will win tonight, but I’m hoping the story line will make Jack Swagger win. And besides, I want to see Lana wrestle Zeb Colter. Lol!

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Miz vs Dolph Ziggler

          This match is kinda interesting to talk about. I like Miz since he married Maryse, ’cause I’m a really really big fan of Maryse, so my loyalty goes to The Miz. But let’s admit, Dolph Ziggler is a better wrestler than The Miz. Dolph is now getting the spotlight again. But in my prediction, The Miz will win tonight.

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Roman Reigns vs Randy Orton

           Now this is really a talk- about match. I like Roman Reigns so much. He is my favorite The Shield member. He is bringing out the beast or the animality in him. Randy Orton is hot and young, but my bet goes to Roman Reigns. Roman Reigns will win tonight. But if Randy Orton wins, it might be because of  disqualification.

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Brie Bella vs Stephanie McMahon

           This match is really what I’m waiting for. I want to watch and see Stephanie back in the ring, wrestling. Let’s get the thing straight, Stephanie McMahon will win tonight. Brie Bella winning will be a stupid story line. Brie Bella is no Diva in the era of Stephanie McMahon with Lita, Trish Stratus and so many others. Stephanie is the boss, so she is going to do what’s best for the business. What’s best is to see the boss winning.

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John Cena vs Brock Lesnar

          This is my most hate match ever! I want Brock Lesnar to win tonight, but we all know that John Cena will win tonight. I hope Brock ditch the story line again and get fired by WWE again like what he have done to Undertaker‘s streak.

For more predictions, just click here: http://www.wwe.com/shows/summerslam/2014/summerslam-2014-predictions-26569841