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The Adorable Reason Why Ed Sheeran Will Guest Star on Game of Thrones

Here’s a fun game of who’s buzzier: Ed Sheeran or Game of Thrones?

Two of Britain’s greatest gifts to the world are coming together for a legendary television experience. The only question who is doing who a favour here?

During a South by Southwest event moderated by the Stark sisters (Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner), GOT creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff shared the special reason behind the British megastar’s guest appearance.

“For years, we tried to get Ed Sheeran on the show to surprise Maisie, and this year we finally did it,” Benioff said.

Aww! Wouldn’t it be cool if your boss tried to surprise you by hiring your favourite musician? Does that even happen in real life? Following the Sheeran announcement, Sophie Turner quipped, “I’m still waiting on Bieber…”

While we wait on that unlikely announcement, here’s something to tie you over: