NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08: Ed Sheeran performs at Z100's Jingle Ball 2017 on December 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Royal Weddings

Ed Sheeran has been asked to sing at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding - Report

Ed Sheeran has been officially asked to sing at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding this May, according to reports.

The Grammy winner, who is due to tie the knot himself after proposing to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn over the festive season, has been asked to perform at the highly-anticipated royal wedding, where he will most likely serenade the couple with hits such as 'Perfect' and 'Lego House'.

Ed has been requested for 'a few songs' for the royal wedding, according to Entertainment Tonight, however he has yet to comment officially on the request.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will host their reception at St George’s Hall on May 19th, before Harry’s father Prince Charles hosts a “private evening reception” for special guests.

In official tweets released yesterday, Kensington Palace revealed that on the evening of the big day; "The Prince of Wales will give a private evening reception for the couple and their close friends and family."

Sir Elton John has cancelled gigs he was scheduled to perform that weekend in order to attend the wedding, according to reports, while royal reporters have revealed that Sting is another big name musician on the guest list.

When it comes to his own wedding, Ed has said that he would like Beyonce, with whom he duets with on Perfect, to sing for his big day which is to be attended by celebrity pals such as Harry Styles, Cara Delevingne and Taylor Swift.

Kensington Palace released more details about the big day this week, giving a scheduled account of the day for royal watchers to plan their Saturday accordingly.

“Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle are hugely grateful for the many good wishes they have received since announcing their engagement," the Tweets began.

“They are looking forward to the day and to being able to share their celebrations with the public and wanted to share the following details about their wedding on May 19th with you:
“The wedding service will begin at 12noon at St George's Chapel. The Dean of Windsor will conduct the service and The Archbishop of Canterbury will officiate as the couple make their vows.

"At 1pm the couple, now married, will undertake a Carriage Procession from St George's Chapel through Windsor Town returning to Windsor Castle along the Long Walk.

“They hope this short journey will provide an opportunity for more people to come together around Windsor and to enjoy the atmosphere of this special day. (sic)”