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WATCH: Ed Sheeran Talks Hearing Himself on the Radio for the First Time & How the Term "Sheerios" Originated

By Joe Hyer

February 10, 2017

Imagine this: you hear your song on the radio for the first time (ever), and the radio DJ credits the song to someone else. That's got to be a major let down, right? Well, it's apparently EXACTLY what happened to Ed Sheeran. He tells us about how a guy named "Ben Sherman" got the credit for his song in this exclusive video below.

Flash forward a couple of years, and now Sheeran is now a pop superstar with a group of fans known as "Sheerios." His fans, however, haven't always been known as "Sheerios," but how did they arrive at that nickname? Sheeran also explains how he is responsible for the term.