Hear Ed Sheeran's Sober Mix of Beyoncé's 'Drunk in Love'
LOS ANGELES - JANUARY 27: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of one of the most historic moments in music and television, The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS presents The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The BEATLES. The primetime entertainment special celebrates the remarkable legacy of the seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning group and their groundbreaking first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.Â The two-hour show broadcasts exactly 50 years to the day, date and time of the original event, Sunday, Feb. 9 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured: Ed Sheeran (Photo by Cliff Lipson/CBS via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran may be adding a new cover song to his concerts.
The charismatic pop star that scored a viral hit with his mash up of Blackstreet's "No Diggity" and Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" has been rehearsing Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love."
"I might forget the words cause I'm not quite there, finishing it," Ed said Wednesday before previewing a snippet of his work in progress during a stop by Ryan Seacrest's morning show.
Hear Ed Sheeran's "Drunk in Love" cover at .50 mark:
Even though Ed forgot some of the lyrics to the chorus, his acoustic rendition sounds incredible. "I'll get there eventually," he said after his 20-second clip.
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Ed also discussed his tattoos, showing off a new teddy bear on his right bicep. The art on his right arm is mainly family-oriented, and the other arm features more music-related drawings, he said.
The BRIT Awards-winning artist is prepping for the follow up to his 2011 debut "+," writing some of the songs last year while he was on tour with Taylor Swift. "Over the course of the year, I did over 120 songs," he told Ryan.
Ed added that his time in the U.S. had an influence on the songs. "America is one of these countries where you have a lot of experiences," he said. "It's not just rapping about rope chains. There are songs inspired by Nashville.