Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were treated to an Ed Sheeran-inspired serenade from a group of young people at a palace reception in Scotland on Tuesday. And the singers joked they could replace the Grammy winner at the couple’s reception!

New reports this week revealed that Sheeran was asked to perform at Harry and Meghan’s wedding at Windsor Castle on May 19. So, when the guitars-and-singing troupe from Impact Arts in Scotland performed at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, they knew what song to choose.

“A little birdie told us that Ed Sheeran would be playing at an upcoming wedding,” Sol Grieve Rae, 17, announced. “But if that falls through our diary is free.”

Then, as the group began singing an acoustic version of Sheeran’s hit song “Perfect,” Meghan, 36, couldn’t help but laugh while her fiancé cracked a smile.

“They just looked speechless. Meghan looked like she was going to cry,” Edinburgh College student Ciara MacDonald, 17, one of the singers, says. “To see the smiles on their faces as we sung is something we’ll always treasure. Meghan said it was wonderful singing and that they really enjoyed it.”

Some of the young people at the reception at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh chatting with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle @people

— Simon Perry (@SPerryPeoplemag) February 13, 2018

The teens from Impact Arts were among 50 young people (ages 8 to 26) who were invited to meet the couple at the Great Gallery in the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, the third event of their day out in the Scottish capital city. They are all involved in the Scottish Government’s Year of Young People 2018, a platform that celebrates Scotland’s young people.

It was the first official public event Meghan has attended inside a palace. …read more



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