Let's be honest: does Ed Sheeran look like a rockstar? Hell no. When the scruffy little redhead broke out and took the world by storm, it shook the music scene to its core to realize this kid was behind insightful powerhouse songs like "A Team" and "Lego House."
However, he was an instant sensation, and the lesson here is that if he can do it, anyone else can, too. Here's what Sheeran has to say about being true to yourself as an artist, persevering in the twisting, rough waters of the music industry, and learning to love your music just for what it is.