Inform us how you actually really feel, Ed Sheeran.
“The room is full of resentment and hatred towards everybody else and it’s fairly an uncomfortable environment,” the 30-year-old stated in a Tuesday interview with radio host Julia on her Audacy section “The Julia Present.”
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 individuals, however they’re, like, surrounded by entourages that need them to win, too, so it’s one artist surrounded by 10 individuals and one other artist surrounded by 10 individuals and everyone seems to be form of giving one another 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 exhibits,” too, he stated, earlier than naming the Grammys, AMAs and Billboards. “It’s simply a number of individuals wanting different individuals to fail and I don’t like that.”
He defined that Brits are a lot much less intense relating to handing out prime honors, considerably as a result of everybody will get sloshed at UK exhibits.
“In England, our award exhibits are similar to everybody will get drunk and nobody actually cares who wins or loses, it’s simply type of a very good evening out,” stated Sheeran, who has received 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 significantly better.
“The after-parties, once more … it’s not simply musicians. It’s musicians, all their entourages, then you definately acquired influencers and blah blah blah,” he stated.
Speaking with colleagues has proved to him he’s not alone in feeling upset by US awards present tradition.
“Folks get the identical feeling as me at these award exhibits,” he stated. “I’ve spoken to individuals they usually’re like, ‘I simply felt actually depressed afterward.’ The environment is simply not good m… It’s a extremely, actually horrible environment to be in there. I at all times stroll away feeling unhappy and I don’t prefer it.”