1. When he hung out with Kit Harington and Zach Braff and got to stroke Jon Snow's delicate face.
2. And when he was given Jon Snow's sword and he lost his damn mind.
3. It was such a good year he even got to star in Bridget Jones's Baby.
4. And became Dr Ed Sheeran.
6. And turned up to the Arias red carpet holding James Blunt's hand.
7. In fact, he had a wonderful time at every awards show in 2015.
9. He spent most of the time sipping drinks.
10. Several of them.
11. He used it to say things like this.
12. And didn't really give a shit about what people thought.
13. He also had a hell of a night at the BRIT Awards.
14. Particularly at the after party.
15. And particularly when Taylor Swift said this to him.
16. But it was also a year full of kindness from Ed. Like when he surprised this couple and sang at their wedding.
17. And he also helped Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson get engaged.
18. Only for a small chicken-based fee.
19. In fact, Ed spent the year helping people get engaged.
20. Because he's the nicest man alive.
21. He helped this guy propose to his girlfriend who’s battling brain cancer.
23. All while being single and third-wheeling like a boss.
24. 💗 💗 💗
25. Although he didn't save all of his surprises for weddings. Ed Overheard this fan singing his song in a mall and surprised her with a duet. <3
The full video is ADORABLE.
26. And visited a fan in hospital after they couldn’t make it to his concert.
27. But this was probably the best treat of all. People paid $2 to see 30 seconds of him in the creepiest peep show ever.
28. It was also a year he reminded us how goddamn talented he is. Here he is covering Drake’s “Know Yourself” like an absolute god.
29. And this rendition of Beyoncé's "Drunk In Love" is crazy good.
30. In 2015 he met his waxwork and got excited when he realised it had a lazy eye and a big bulge.
31. And treated us to a baby photo bonanza in the video for “Photograph”.
32. He spent some of his time giving an inspirational speech to children who suffer from stuttering.
Ed gave an talk at the American Institute for Stuttering's Freeing Voices Changing Lives Benefit Gala in New York.
He told children who suffer from a stutter:
Embrace your weirdness. From a stuttering point of view, don't treat it as an issue. Work through it and get the treatment you want to get, but don't ever see it as a plight on your life. Carry on pushing forward.