Ed Sheeran Has Just Joined The Cast Of The Simpsons

And Lisa's not impressed

Singer/Songwriter Ed Sheeran joins the tradition musicians appearing in the long-running cartoon as yellow characters. Ed will be playing jazz musician Brendan who teams up with Lisa Simpson while Bart learns a secret talent for silence. 

Ed Sheeran will appear in season 29, episode 10 of the synopsis reading: 

The Simpsons go to a STEM conference; Lisa falls for a crooning jazz pianist; Bart discovers he has an affinity for chemistry.

Other famous musicians who have lent their voice talents to The Simpsons including Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger and Lady Gaga. 


Ed Sheeran has gone from strength to strength in the past couple of years with his number album, Christmas number one and being the most streamed artist on Spotify this year. 

He recently posted a picture of a low-key New Years Eve celebration which looks to be a well-deserved break. 

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Happy new year everyone x

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The episode will air in America this week and is slated to be a musical episode will air sometime on Sky in the coming months. 

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