“I have a data sheet emailed to me every week. What’s the problem with doing it? It’s so fun. You’re not going to have success by working just for the love of it. Looking at a sales sheet, you can see where you need to do that work. My benchmark for the second album was Coldplay. This album it’s Springsteen.” Ed Sheeran is huge. Just ask my kids. And like other top-selling stars, he has his share of detractors. Vox on the surprisingly polarizing singer: How Ed Sheeran perfected the art of being a mainstream misfit.