Ed Sheeran loses weight for Elton John

Singer sheds 3 stone for charity

The 20 year old has dropped 19kg to appear naked in a shoot for Elton's AIDS Foundation.

But Sheeran's admitted he employed a personal trainer to help it beat the bulge as, he said "I was a bit flabby".

"I'm not a confident guy when it comes to take my clothes off" said "The A Team" singer.

"I've been persuaded to do a naked shoot - so look up your daughters" he joked.