Ed Sheeran To Play Special Party Before BRIT Awards 2012

1 February 2012, 17:24 | Updated: 1 February 2012, 17:31

The 'Lego House' star will be joined by Blur's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon.

Ed Sheeran is set to headline a special party ahead of this year's BRIT Awards in London.

The War Child event will take place at the Shepherd's Bush Empire on 19th February - two days before the ceremony for this year's BRIT Awards takes place at the O2 Arena.

The 'Lego House' singer will be joined by special guests, Blur's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon, and indie band Dry The River.

In a statement, Ed said being asked to perform was an "absolute honour".

The singer leads the nominations at this year's BRIT Awards with four nods, including Best Album for '+'.

Find out more details, including the latest news, photos and interviews, about this year's ceremony, as well as a round-up of all the nominees, in our BRIT Awards area.