Ed Sheeran Performs Set with The Roots for Philly Jam, Watch Performance Here (VIDEO)
Ed Sheeran was celebrating 4th of July in Philadelphia where he was among the performers at the 2014 Philly Jam on Friday night. He was the closing act for the night had the famous Roots band backing him up which was great. His set included "Don't", "Lego House", "Comin' From Where I'm From" (cover), "A Team" and "Sing". You can check out the video above from his closing performance of "Sing."
"Thank you to @questlove and the band for having me tonight. Thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it. Thank you Philly, and happy 4th of July !" Ed tweeted after his performance with the Roots for the 4th of July Jam.
Sheeran new album X topped the U.S. Billboard 200 chart selling 210,000 copies, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.
X is the sound album from the 23-year-old songwriter. The No. 2 album this week, "In the Lonely Hour" from fellow British singer-songwriter Sam Smith, sold 67,000 copies. 1993 was the last time two British solo artists were No. 1 and 2 on the U.S. album chart with albums from Eric Clapton and Sting.
Sam Smith's song "Stay with Me" topped the digital songs chart with 211,000 downloads, beating out last week's top song "Rude" from Canadian reggae fusion band Magic! by 1,000 downloads.
Ed Sheeran toured most of last year with Taylor Swift on her RED World Tour giving Sheeran great exposure to new audiences each night. The two collaborated on songs for Swift's RED album as well.
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