Ed Sheeran reveals he was 'nervous' ahead of first ever performance of Bam Bam at Concert for Ukraine

29 March 2022, 21:04 | Updated: 29 March 2022, 22:40

Ed Sheeran full interview in concert for Ukraine

Polly Foreman

By Polly Foreman

Ed Sheeran and Camila Cabello will perform their new single Bam Bam at Concert for Ukraine.

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Ed Sheeran revealed that he was feeling 'kind of nervous' ahead of his performance at Concert for Ukraine, as it was the first time he and Camila Cabello had performed their new single Bam Bam.

Listen on Global Player: Dev's backstage show at Concert for Ukraine

Speaking to Heart's Dev Griffin backstage at the event, Ed said: "I'm kind of nervous, I’m playing a song that I’ve never ever performed ever, and it’s going to be on live national TV for the first time.

"I’ve just been running it with Camila in the dressing room," he added. "But the last time I saw her was in December in the studio making this song, and now we’re about to sing it on TV."

Ed Sheeran chatted to Heart's Dev ahead of his Concert for Ukraine performance
Ed Sheeran chatted to Heart's Dev ahead of his Concert for Ukraine performance. Picture: Heart

Ed and Camilla were among a number of artists who performed at tonight's event, which was being held to raise money for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) humanitarian appeal in Ukraine.

Opening up about his decision to get involved, he said: "I felt like I wanted to do something. I literally just shot a music video in Kyiv three months ago, I was literally just there. It was an amazing experience, I loved being there. We were there for about a week. I just wanted to come and do something."

Concert from Ukraine took place on Tuesday March 29, and Heart's very own Dev Griffin joined up with Capital's Sian Welby to bring you the music from backstage at the event. You can listen to them on Global Player.

Ed will perform with Camila Cabello at Concert for Ukraine
Ed will perform with Camila Cabello at Concert for Ukraine. Picture: Alamy

How do I donate for Concert for Ukraine and where will my money go?

100 per cent of your donation will go directly to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian appeal.

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