Ed Sheeran & Elton John Turn Up The Holiday Cheer With ‘Merry Christmas’ Duet

Families who celebrate Christmas experience light and pleasure during this season. In reality, many nations start celebrating Christmas much before Thanksgiving, which is when it happens in the United States. Radio stations start to add all of the old Christmas songs to their playlists, including both religious and secular classics, as well as more recent blockbusters like Mariah Carey’s legendary “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and Michael Bublé’s lengthy record of beloved global hits.



To spread even more Christmas pleasure, two of the most well-known musicians of all time, Elton John and Ed Sheeran, have each produced their own tune. On Friday, December 3, 2021, Sheeran and John co-wrote the song and uploaded it. Their music video received its first 12 million views just three days later. Although rather a remarkable achievement, it is not surprising. Given that Sheeran and John are two of the most proficient artists individually, it only seems sense that their combined abilities will enhance what may end up being the next great holiday smash following Bublé and Carey’s ground-breaking music.

The pair very cleverly teased listeners about the release of “Merry Christmas” before the release of their song. Movies may be associated with the holiday season in the same way that some songs are unmistakably Christmassy. One such film is the cult classic “Love, Actually.” Continue reading to learn how Sheeran ingeniously revealed their brand-new song.
According to Rolling Stone, John and Sheeran created a few teaser videos before to the release of “Merry Christmas,” and in one of them, they made a reference to the well-known cue card sequence from “Love, Actually.”

Sheeran can be heard declaring to John in the video posted on his Instagram page “Last Christmas, my friend Elton John called me, and he suggested that we record a “Christmas Song.” In response, I said, “Yeah, maybe in 2022.” But that day, I truly penned the chorus.” One week before to the song’s release, this teaser was posted, which had many music lovers excited to hear what John and Sheeran had in store for them.



According to Rolling Stone, the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Ed Sheeran Suffolk Music Foundation will each get an equal share of the performers’ worldwide record and publishing earnings from this track as well as the proceeds from its sales throughout the 2021 Christmas season.

With Sheeran singing, “So kiss me under the mistletoe / Pour out the wine, let’s toast and pray for December snow / I know there’s been pain this year, but it’s time to let it go / Next year, you never know,” and John joining him, “We’ve both known love, but this love we got is the best of all / I wish you could see it through my eyes, then you would understand,” the very well-received single seems

Feel like there’s so much love/All our family and friends are together where we all belong/Merry Christmas to everyone, is the chorus that is sung in unison. Everyone who hears the song will be filled with a great deal of holiday joy.The song’s music video is similarly brimming with festive spirit. As they move through various Christmas-themed locations, John and Sheeran don their best holiday attire, from sparkly tuxedos to very short Santa-like robes. They also bring their best costumes into the snow-falling, fairy-light soaked film. The song is undoubtedly a masterpiece of sorts, and the fact that all of the money raised benefits charitable organizations is a wonderful example of love and giving.

At the time this was written, the video had hundreds of comments, virtually all of which were favorable. Gary Pamatat, a user, wrote: “A Christmas classic has been born with this brand-new song from Elton John and Ed Sheeran! Both the song video and the overall aesthetic are stunning. Everything is incredibly creative and beautifully made. This music is amazing!”

Arheala Taylor Music added a comment: “I’ll call it now. The biggest holiday hit since Mariah Carey will be this. I can’t express my gratitude to you enough, Ed, for the inspiration you provide for me to create my own music. Happy Holidays!”



The fact that there are thousands of comments on the page in languages other than English, like Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian, indicates that this song’s message of love has touched people all over the world.

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