British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran stopped by BBC Radio 1 Tuesday to offer an adorable reading of the weather report — and also to sing Christina Aguilera’s 2002 hit “Dirrty” for the station’s Live Lounge. The segment features popular singers covering other artists, often in delightfully genre-bending ways. (See the Arctic Monkeys covering Drake and Kings of Leon covering Robyn.)
Though Sheeran totally crushes it on “Dirrty,” he revealed that he’d originally planned to tackle a different tune:
Sheeran puts his soulful spin on Aguilera’s vocals and even tackles Redman’s rap verse. Good job, Ed. No wonder Taylor Swift loves you so much.