Ed Sheeran Thanks Taylor Swift And Niall Horan For Their Birthday Messages

18 February 2013, 11:02 | Updated: 18 February 2013, 11:07

The 'Love Story' singer sent a special birthday message to one of her "favourite human beings" on Sunday.

Ed Sheeran has thanked both Taylor Swift and One Direction star Niall Horan for their messages of birthday well wishes over the weekend.

The 'Lego House' singer turned 22 yesterday (17th February) and received a glowing message of congratulations from his close friend Taylor to mark the occasion.

"So. One of my favourite human beings on the planet turns 22 today," Taylor tweeted on Sunday. "I hope @edsheeran has the most perfect show in LA tonight! HAPPY BDAYYYY.

"@TaylorSwift13 I don't know about you, but I'm feeling pretty damn 22 right about now," Ed then replied, referring to Taylor's new single '22'.

The 'A Team' singer also received a birthday tweet from boy band star Niall Horan, who Ed is well known to be good friends with.

"Big happy birthday to a good friend @edsheran have a good day pal," 'Little Things' singer Niall posted, to which Ed simply posted back: "@NiallOfficial thanks chap!"

Check out a picture of Ed Sheeran performing at a pre-show party for the Grammy Awards 2013 last week below (Credit: Getty):

To celebrate his birthday the 'Small Bump' singer performed a sold out concert at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

"Playing my biggest USA headline got tonight. Nokia theatre! Sold out," he added. "Good way to spend a birthday.'

Ed Sheeran is set to join Taylor Swift on her 'Red' North American tour next month starting with a show in Omaha, Nebraska on 13th March.