Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has collaborated with 22 artists for his new project. Entitled No 6 Collaborations Project which follows into No 5 Collaborations Project, an EP from 2011, features a series of high-profile partnerships with some of the world’s biggest pop and rap stars.
The collaboration will feature US stars including Cardi B, Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, HER, Meek Mill, Skrillex, and Khalid.
It will also feature UK’s most successful contemporary rappers, Stormzy, Dave and J Hus, the latter with US star Young Thug. UK R&B singer Ella Mai will also be making a guest appearance.
Reportedly, the track reunites old sparring partners Eminem and 50 Cent for the first time on record in a decade.
In an Instagram post, Ed Sheeran has thanked all the artists for the collaboration, revealing the new track comes out on 12th of July.
He captioned his post: 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”.
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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
Sheeran in a statement also said that “I’m a huge fan of all of the artists I worked with on the album. Whether I’ve been following them since the beginning of their careers or had their albums on repeat, they’re artists that inspire me and all bring something special to each track. Can’t wait for you to hear it.”
This is not going to be the first time, Sheeran has frequently worked with rappers during his career but at a collaborating with 22 artists and singers, makes the anticipation for No 6 Collaborations Project is extremely high.