Ed Sheeran Congratulates Cover Drive On 'Twilight' Success

26 January 2012, 16:07 | Updated: 26 January 2012, 16:21

The 'Lego House' singer say it is 'nice to see hard work paying off' for the 'Lick Ya Down' band.

Ed Sheeran has congratulated Cover Drive on the success of their new single 'Twilight'.

The Bajan four-piece released 'Twilight' on Sunday (22nd January) following which it entered at number two on the Vodafone Big Top 40 just behind Jessie J's 'Domino'. 

The new single, Cover Drive's second after 'Lick Ya Down', is currently number one on the live iTunes chart.

"Big up Cover Drive on their #1," Ed tweeted earlier this afternoon (26th January). "Nice to see hard work paying off!"

Cover Drive later responded to the 'Lego House' singer thanking him for his comments.

They posted: "Thanks so much for the love man! Nuff respect!!"

During the band's Capital FM webchat on Monday (23rd January) Cover Drive revealed they are keen to collaborate with the 'Drunk' singer-songwriter at some point in the future.

Keep it Capital and tune in to the Vodafone Big Top 40 with Rich and Kat this Sunday from 4-7pm to find out whether Cover Drive score their first number one single.