Ed Sheeran is packing his bags for South Africa and finalising his itinerary before he jets off to perform in Mzansi for the second time in four months

The red-haired singer-songwriter will be bringing his Divide tour to Cape Town and Johannesburg for a few nights of loop-pedalling, guitar-strumming and ballad-crooning magic.

While he’s here, we hope that he can make time to collaborate with a few of our biggest artists too.

If we could have it our way, here are the local acts we’d choose to work with Ed Sheeran in the studio…



Imagine a duet similar to Ed and Beyoncé’s Perfect remix? That’s exactly what we’d go for if he ever took the time to record with Mzansi’s number one songbird right now.

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We could picture them harmonising on a slow, romantic ballad.



Jeremy Loops

What happens when you put two loopy acoustic songwriters in the same room?

Ed Sheeran and Jeremy Loops may share many of the same skills but combined we reckon they’d be able to loop an entire masterpiece together.