Next month CNN’s ‘Talk Asia’ catches up with British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran in Hong Kong on the Asian leg of his global tour. Just five years ago, Sheeran was performing at pubs and sleeping on the London underground. Now the 24- year-old is topping charts, breaking records, and aligned with some of the most powerful players in the music industry.

Sheeran speaks to CNN’s Manisha Tank about singing karaoke with popstar Psy in Seoul, his love of Bollywood films, and why he doesn’t have a plan B. The musician also talks about the inspiration for his top-selling single “A Team”, and opens up about his friendship with Taylor Swift and his mentor Elton John.


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Thursday June 4 at 1630 HKT

Friday June 5 at 1130 HKT

Saturday June 6 at 1230 & 2330 HKT

Saturday June 13 at 1930 HKT

Sunday June 14 at 1230 HKT

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