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Ed Sheeran looks in his element as he takes to the stage in Stockholm

He is currently in Sweden to promote his new music.

And Ed Sheeran looked in his element as he took to the stage in Stockholm on Friday night to belt out his hits.

The singer, 30, put on a confident display as he sang at the microphone while playing his guitar.

Performance: Ed Sheeran looked in his element as he took to the stage in Stockholm, Sweden, on Friday night to belt out his hits

Ed looked typically casual in a long-sleeved black top and dark jeans while his band played behind him. 

The star was performing on the show Swedish Idol which aims to find talent in the Scandinavian country.

Ed will release his new album = on October 29, with the 14 track song list currently available for pre-order. 

Star: The singer, 30, put on a confident display as he sang at the microphone while playing his guitar

Star: The singer, 30, put on a confident display as he sang at the microphone while playing his guitar

Music: Ed looked typically casual in a long-sleeved black top and dark jeans while his band played behind him

Music: Ed looked typically casual in a long-sleeved black top and dark jeans while his band played behind him

His performance comes after on Thursday he revealed that his wife Cherry Seaborn was so shocked when he proposed to her that she asked ‘are you f***ing joking?’.

The Perfect hitmaker popped the question to his childhood sweetheart, 29, in 2017 but has now admitted there was a ‘long pause’ before she accepted his offer after he got down on one knee. 

The couple then wed in 2018 and welcomed their first child Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran last August. 

Speaking on the Swedish talk show Skavlan of the awkward proposal moment with Cherry, Ed said: ‘I was getting down on one knee and I said, ‘Will you marry me?’

Exciting: The star was performing on the show Swedish Idol which aims to find talent in the Scandinavian country

Exciting: The star was performing on the show Swedish Idol which aims to find talent in the Scandinavian country

‘And she was like, ‘Are you f***ing joking?’ There was this long silence and I just went, ‘Please?’

‘It is the most human I have ever felt because in my career. Sometimes you find it is like, ‘Can I do this?’ and people are like, ‘Yeah’. 

‘You kind of get to a point where it becomes normal and then you are in a situation where you are literally on your knees being like, ‘Will you marry me?’

‘It is such a huge life decision someone has to make in the blink of an eye. Thankfully, she did say yes.’ 

Yay! Ed will release his new album = on October 29, with the 14 track song list currently available for pre-order

Yay! Ed will release his new album = on October 29, with the 14 track song list currently available for pre-order

Ed added of the proposal in Suffolk: ‘On the day it was p***ing down with rain and I’d built a f***ing pergola at the end of the garden to do it. Sunset, pergola, some wine… and it was p***ing down with rain.

‘I kept saying we should go for a walk and she was like, ‘No!’ I was like, ‘Are you sure you don’t want to go for a walk?’ 

‘Time was ticking. There was a date engraved on the ring and I was like, ‘I’ve got to do it today!’ ‘It gets to 9pm and I was like, ‘For f***’s sake!’

Funny: His performance comes after on Thursday he revealed that his wife Cherry Seaborn was so shocked when he proposed to her that she asked 'are you f***ing joking?'

Funny: His performance comes after on Thursday he revealed that his wife Cherry Seaborn was so shocked when he proposed to her that she asked ‘are you f***ing joking?’

The new interview came after it was revealed that Ed and Elton John are joining forces in a bid for this year’s Official Christmas Number 1. 

Ed revealed the news during an interview with NPO Radio 2 in the Netherlands, explaining that Elton had reached out to him last year. 

It came after the 74-year-old songwriter’s hit Step Into Christmas – which was released in 1973 – entered the charts for the first time during last year’s festive period. 

Icons: The new interview came after it was revealed that Ed and Elton John are joining forces in a bid for this year's Official Christmas Number 1

Icons: The new interview came after it was revealed that Ed and Elton John are joining forces in a bid for this year’s Official Christmas Number 1

Ed told the foreign show: ‘Elton rang me on Christmas Day to say Merry Christmas. Elton rings me almost every single day. He said, ‘Step Into Christmas is Number 6 in the charts! I want to do another Christmas song – will you do it with me?

‘It’s just me and him. It’s great.’ 

However, after first recording the song, Ed admitted: ‘I didn’t feel like it suited me,’ before changing his mind.

He explained: ‘You don’t know if you’ll still be there tomorrow, everything can change overnight,’ he said. ‘I may not be here tomorrow. Why shouldn’t I grab this opportunity?’ 

Performing live: Ed was no doubt thrilled to be back on stage after the pandemic shut down live events

Performing live: Ed was no doubt thrilled to be back on stage after the pandemic shut down live events 

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