Ed Sheeran Accepts Grammys With Cat Photo

  • Ed Sheeran Accepts Grammys With Cat Photo

Ed Sheeran Accepts Grammys With Cat Photo

Up for Best Pop Solo against four incredibly talented and successful women, in the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, it really felt like the appropriate time for one of the women to take home the win - not as a tokenistic show of gender equality, but because their four songs were arguably better. Sheeran's "Shape of You" beat out Lady Gaga's "Million Reasons", Kelly Clarkson's "Love So Soft", Pink's "What About Us" and - most upsetting - Kesha's "Praying".

Not only that, but some expressed outrage on social media.

"Still confused as to how Ed Sheeran won best pop song over Kesha", wrote one user.

Kesha's return to music has been hard-fought, much-awaited, and loaded with emotion - all of which come through in her powerful ballad "Praying", her first single since her years-long legal battle with her former producer and alleged abuser Dr. Luke.

The 60th annual Grammy Awards ceremony is due to take place in NY tonight where the music industries brightest stars will be honoured for their incredible work over the past 12 months.

Sir Elton John has told The Sun that he think's Shape Of You should also be up for Song of the Year. Recording Academy. Thank you for this, ' read one of the more acerbic comments.

"DO BETTER #GRAMMYs" Another said: "Anyways F**K the Grammys and their obsession with that oversized chucky doll Ed Sheeran".

Ed Sheeran answered this question in an Instagram post.

'So we were actually thinking about doing this before the dam broke.

"Ok had to rewind now that I can kinda watch while packing".

The ladies were lead by Gaga, who has been very open about the sexual abuse she suffered as a teen and has been a vocal supporter of the movements.