"Cannonball" by Damien Rice This is another celeb favorite. "Seeing Damien Rice perform when I was 11 changed my life forever," Ed Sheeran said to Rolling Stone. "After seeing him play this small club in Ireland, I was able to meet him, and he was unbelievably cool. I went straight home and started writing songs. I would not be doing what I'm doing now if he'd been a jerk."