Ed Sheeran has released “Beautiful People,” a collab with Khalid from his upcoming album, No 6 Collaborations Project.
The slow, anthemic track was co-written by Sheeran, Khalid, FRED (real name Fred Gibson) as well as Swedish hitmakers Max Martin and Shellback. It’s the latest preview of Sheeran’s upcoming album of collaborations. Two other songs are out so far: “Cross Me” featuring Chance the Rapper and PnB Rock, and “I Don’t Care” featuring Justin Bieber.
“Beautiful People” arrived with a light-hearted video depicting two ordinary travellers who’re whisked away in a limousine to experience a life of glitz and glamor. The awkward couple try their best to fit in at a mansion, boat party, fashion show and raucous house party.
No 6 Collaborations Project arrives July 12. About ten days ago, Sheeran unveiled its full track-list, revealing features from several rap A-listers including Eminem, 50 Cent, Cardi B, Stormzy, Travis Scott and Young Thug. See it here:
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Thanks to all the amazing artists I’ve worked with on this record for sharing your talent with me. No.6 Collaborations Project comes out on July 12, hope you like it as much as I do @travisscott @thegr8khalid @camila_cabello @iamcardib @chancetherapper @pnbrock @stormzy @yebbasmith @justinbieber @eminem @50cent @thuggerthugger1 @theuglygram @ellamai @paulolondra @santandave @hermusicofficial @meekmill @artisthbtl @skrillex @brunomars @chrisstapleton
Watch the video for “Beautiful People” below: