Well this is unexpected.
26 Oct 2017 - 10:29 AM  UPDATED 26 Oct 2017 - 10:30 AM

The first voting period for the upcoming 2017 Melon Music Awards just opened up a few hours ago, and fans will have a few weeks to vote for their Top 10 Bonsang nominees out of a pool of 40 artists, all of whom have performed well on the Melon charts over the past year. While the usual suspects are present, there is one unexpected nominated artist that has weirded out a heap of K-pop fans - Ed Sheeran!

Yeah, we're a little weirded out as well tbh.

But upon further digging, it actually isn't too farfetched that the ginger-haired guitar lord scored a nom. When "Shape of You" dropped back in March, not only did it top every Western music chart conceivable, but it also managed to debut in the top 5 of the Melon chart and has consistently performed well since.

Needless to say, fans are reacting to this Ed Sheeran news with a little bit of confusion, but most are taking it in good stride:

Sooo, does this mean that an Ed Sheeran appearance at the 2017 Melon Music Awards is on the cards?


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