Ed Sheeran tells us about the 'horrible atmosphere' of award shows

‘It’s just lots of people wanting other people to fail’
Ed Sheeran
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After his performance at the MTV Video Music Awards over the weekend, Ed Sheeran spilled the tea on what the atmosphere is really like at awards shows, and according to him, it’s not as glam as we might think.

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“The room is filled with resentment and hatred towards everyone else and it’s quite an uncomfortable atmosphere,” Sheeran told Audacy’s Julia.

“All the artists are sweet people, but they’re like, surrounded by entourages that want them to win too, so it’s one artist surrounded by ten people and another artist surrounded by ten people and everyone is kind of giving each other the side eye.”