Watch Charli XCX lip-sync ‘Shape Of You’ in a very bad Ed Sheeran costume

Definitely a contender for worst beard of 2018.

Charli XCX is set to appear to on the US show Lip Sync Battle choosing to perform as Ed Sheeran with the ginger wig to match.

The performance TV show has given us such viral hits as Tom Holland committing 100% of his talents to a cover of Rihanna’s ‘Umbrella’.

Now, XCX is donning cargo shorts to cover Sheeran’s 2017 hit ‘Shape Of You’ with some very un-Sheeran like dance moves. Responding to the performance, Boy George jokes, “I’ve never seen Ed do those sorts of moves. Now I’m going to feel cheated when I see him”.

Watch the preview for Charli XCX’s debut as an Ed Sheeran stand-in below.

If you want to catch the singer performing her own material, it’s been announced that Charli XCX will perform in the UK this June as a support act on Taylor Swift’s ‘reputation’ tour. Camila Cabello will also appear on the dates.

Read more: Watch Charli XCX and Carly Rae Jepson perform ‘Cut To The Feeling’ and ‘Backseat’

Earlier this month, Charli XCX shared a playlist to celebrate Women’s History Month. It featured women she has “worked with, written with, collaborated with, and is inspired by” – with the likes of Dua LipaSigridCardi BSophie,  and more being included.