Ed Sheeran has one of the most soothing voices in music and his performance of “Can’t Help Falling in Love” Sunday night (Feb. 17) during the Elvis all-star tribute on NBC held true.
Ed was tasked with covering Elvis’ 1961 hit “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” during the star-studded show. One thing different about Ed’s performance was that he was not on the recreated stage where Elvis shot his 1968 performance, ’68 Comeback Special.
Ed was backed a multi-person chorus that added beautiful harmonies to the the classic hit. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” was recorded by Elvis Presley for the album Blue Hawaii.
The two-hour show recreated Elvis’ 1968 special, which re-ignited his career. Additionally, rare footage and interviews with Presley’s wife, Priscilla Presley, the special’s director, Steve Binder, and daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, were featured.
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Other highlights of the special included Jennifer Lopez’ version of “Heartbreak Hotel,” Carrie Underwood’s performance of “How Great Thou Art,” Adam Lambert singing “Blue Suede Shoes” and Post Malone and Keith Urban teaming up for “Baby What You Want Me to Do.”