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Ed Sheeran booked for Elton John's Oscars party

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Feb 04, 2014 | 12:20pm EST

British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran has been handed the honour of headlining Sir Elton John's Oscars viewing party. The A Team hitmaker will perform at the 22nd annual Elton John Aids Foundation Academy Award Viewing Party on 2 March (14). Sir Elton says, "I am absolutely delighted to welcome Ed Sheeran to EJAF's Academy Awards Viewing Party. I've been following his work closely ever since I heard his independent EP, No. 5 Collaborations Project. He's an amazing artist, and I know our guests will be thrilled by his performance." A delighted Sheeran states, "I'm thrilled to have been invited to perform at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar-night party. HIV/AIDS is a huge concern for all young people, and I'm delighted to do my part to raise funds for Elton's vision of a world without AIDS." Meanwhile, Gordon Ramsay will cook dinner for the guests, including Jim Carrey, Judi Dench, Quincy Jones, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Heidi Klum, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, Katy Perry, Tyler Perry and Sharon Stone, and Johnny Dynell has been booked as the house DJ.

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