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Ed Sheeran to Perform on John Mayer’s “Late Late Show”

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Music superstar John Mayer will host the 2/4, 2/5 and 2/6 editions of CBS’ “The Late Late Show.”

The last of his episodes, which comes two nights before CBS broadcasts the Grammy Awards, will feature a performance by a fellow music sensation.

CBS confirmed that Ed Sheeran, who is a Grammy nominee and a confirmed Grammy performer, will appear as an interview and musical guest on the 2/6 “The Late Late Show.”

Logical given the timing, Sheeran’s appearance also makes sense in the context of praise Mayer has shared about the singer-songwriter. Last August, Mayer posted a pair of glowing Tweets about Sheeran’s ability.

“I’d like to sit and talk to someone for about an hour about how great @edsheeran was tonight…Hypertalent,” wrote Mayer, adding, “You could break @edsheeran’s talent into about six equal pieces and *still* have six very talented and successful artists.”

Other guests scheduled for the Mayer-hosted “Late Late Show” episodes include Andy Cohen (2/4) and Jim Carrey (2/5). CBS’ full “Late Late” listings follow:

Guests on “THE LATE LATE SHOW” with guest host Whitney Cummings, 1/28-1/29

*Wednesday, Jan. 28 Guest host Whitney Cummings; Kat Dennings & Beth Behrs from the CBS comedy series “2 Broke Girls”; actress Rhea Seehorn; Bridget Everett (n)

Thursday, Jan. 29 Guest host Whitney Cummings; actor Alan Cumming from the CBS drama series “The Good Wife”; actress Alison Brie; actress Joanne Froggatt; musical performance by OK Go (n)

Guests on “THE LATE LATE SHOW” with guest host Adam Pally, 1/30

*Friday, Jan. 30 Guest host Adam Pally; actor Ben Schwartz; actor Eric André; musical performance by Death Cab For Cutie (n)

Guests on “THE LATE LATE SHOW” with guest host Sean Hayes, 2/2-2/3

*Monday, Feb. 2 Guest host Sean Hayes; actress Marion Cotillard; comedian Dame Edna (n)

*Tuesday, Feb. 3 Guest host Sean Hayes; actress Allison Janney from the CBS comedy series “Mom” (n)

Guests on “THE LATE LATE SHOW” with guest host John Mayer, 2/4-2/6

*Wednesday, Feb. 4 Guest host John Mayer; television personality Andy Cohen (n)

*Thursday, Feb. 5 Guest host John Mayer; actor Jim Carrey (n)

*Friday, Feb. 6 Guest host John Mayer; talk and musical performance by GRAMMY® Award nominee Ed Sheeran (n)

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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