Ed Sheeran On Playing Summertime Ball 2012: "It's Going To Be Quite A Sight" - Audio

7 June 2012, 08:53

The 'Small Bump' singer says he is trying to prepare himself for the Wembley Stadium concert this weekend.

Ed Sheeran says he can't wait to perform live at Wembley Stadium this Saturday (9th June) for the Capital FM Summertime Ball 2012.

The 'A Team' singer says he expects to see "quite a sight" when he takes to the a stage this weekend in front of a sold-out audience of 80,000 people.

"I'm trying to prepare myself," Ed revealed to Capital FM. "I know, it's going to be quite a sight, isn't it?

"It's going to be cool," the 'Lego House' singer added.

Earlier this week Ed announced plans to embark on a 16-date North American tour this summer and autumn, starting with a performance in New York City on 11th June before continuing across a string of dates in September and October later this year.

Ed also took to the stage on The Voice UK live final over the weekend (4th June) to give a performance of his brand new single 'Small Bump'.

Ed Sheeran will perform on a bill including the likes of Jessie J, Example, Justin Bieber and The Wanted at on 9th June at Wembley Stadium for the Summertime Ball.

Listen to Ed Sheeran talking about getting ready for the Summertime Ball 2012 to Capital's showbiz reporter Kevin Hughes below:

Ed Sheeran talks preparing for the Summertime Ball...

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