Ed Sheeran Performs 'The A Team' Live On The Ellen DeGeneres Show

5 October 2012, 11:34 | Updated: 5 October 2012, 11:44

The 'Lego House' star also recorded a performance of album track 'Grade 8' for his appearance on the show.

Ed Sheeran performed his hit single 'The A Team' live on The Ellen Show this week during his promotional trip to America.

The 'Lego House' singer-songwriter has been performing in support of his debut album '+' all over the world over the past twelve months, and made an appearance on the popular US daytime TV show yesterday (4th October).

Ed was introduced by host Ellen DeGeneres, who said the show had been inundated with fan requests to watch the UK singer live in the studio, and performed debut single 'The A Team', as well as album track 'Grade 8' for the fans in attendance.

"Lemme know when you've seen Ellen, it's playing all over the USA at the moment at different times x," Ed tweeted last night.

Check out a video of Ed Sheeran performing 'The A Team' live on The Ellen Show this week below:

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson recently described Ed as one of "the best lyricists of our generation", after confirming they had worked with him on songs for their upcoming second album 'Take Me Home'.

Jessie J has also said she is hoping to record with the 'Small Bump' singer in the near future, afar revealing she has penned a song which would be an "amazing duet" for the two to collaborate on.

Watch Ed Sheeran's pre-recorded performance of 'Grade 8' for The Ellen Show below:

Ed Sheeran is currently working on his second studio album and is set to return to the US in early 2013 for a new 19 date tour.