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Friday, Ed Sheeran will “Despacito” his latest hit


Greg WilliamsIf you’re upset that Ed Sheeran was shut out of all the major categories at the Grammys this morning, at least you can cheer yourself up with this news: Ed’s releasing a new remix on Friday that’s going to feature another artist — possibly a big-name one.

In an interview with Channel 4 Radio in the United Arab Emirates last week, Ed said, “I got something dropping next Friday…it’s a pretty big f***in deal.”  He then confirmed that the song will feature another artist, and that he’ll reveal which artist it is on Thursday.

Ed then clarified that the song is a remix of his latest hit, “Perfect,” and declared,  “I’m just basically gonna ‘Despacito’ ‘Perfect.'”

What Ed meant by that is that after Luis Fonsi added Justin Bieber to a remix of “Despacito,” the song went on to become a worldwide smash and the biggest hit of the year. 

So who’s the mystery artist who’ll be singing “Perfect” with Ed?  Hard to say: he’s friendly with any number of massive artists, including Justin, Taylor Swift, the guys in One Direction, Shawn Mendes, Beyonce — the list goes on.

The song “Perfect” is a romantic ballad, however, so it’s likely that Ed’s guest artist will be a woman. We’ll just have to wait until Thursday to find out.

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