British singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran (full name — Edward Christopher Sheeran) was named the performer of the year by the MTV Europe Music Awards 2021. This is reported on the official Twitter account of the music award.

In addition, Sheeran became the winner in the nomination “Best song.” He received an award for the track Bad Habbits, beating such stars as Justin Bieber with the composition Peaches, singers Olivia Rodrigo (Drivers License) and Doja Cat (Kiss Me More), rapper Lil Nas X (Montero), as well as Kid Laroi, who performed the hit Stay with Bieber.

The MTV European Music Awards ceremony was held in Budapest, Hungary. Various musical artists have been receiving MTV Europe awards since 1994.