Inform us how you actually really feel, Ed Sheeran.
“The room is stuffed with resentment and hatred towards everybody else and it’s fairly an uncomfortable environment,” the 30-year-old mentioned in a Tuesday interview with radio host Julia on her Audacy segment “The Julia Show.”
The issue isn’t his fellow entertainers being poisonous, he clarified, however the aggressive power wrought by their groupies and the context.
“All of the artists are candy folks, however they’re, like, surrounded by entourages that need them to win, too, so it’s one artist surrounded by 10 folks and one other artist surrounded by 10 folks and everyone seems to be form of giving each other the side-eye,” Sheeran went on.
“It’s nothing to do with MTV or the award present, it’s in any respect the opposite awards reveals,” too, he mentioned, earlier than naming the Grammys, AMAs and Billboards. “It’s simply numerous folks wanting different folks to fail and I don’t like that.”
He defined that Brits are a lot much less intense on the subject of handing out high honors, considerably as a result of everybody will get sloshed at UK reveals.
“In England, our award reveals are identical to everybody will get drunk and nobody actually cares who wins or loses, it’s simply type of a very good evening out,” mentioned Sheeran, who has gained over 117 awards — together with 4 Grammys and one American Music Award — in the middle of his profession.
For a similar causes, after-parties aren’t a lot better.
“The after-parties, once more … it’s not simply musicians. It’s musicians, all their entourages, you then acquired influencers and blah blah blah,” he mentioned.
Speaking with colleagues has proved to him he’s not alone in feeling upset by US awards present tradition.
“Individuals get the identical feeling as me at these award reveals,” he mentioned. “I’ve spoken to folks and so they’re like, ‘I simply felt actually depressed afterward.’ The environment is simply not good m… It’s a very, actually horrible environment to be in there. I all the time stroll away feeling unhappy and I don’t prefer it.”