Ed Sheeran turns heads in a bright orange sweater as he dines with Benny Blanco in LA

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Ed Sheeran turned heads on Sunday when he stepped next to Benny Blanco for an upscale sushi dinner in LA in an orange sweater.

Pairing his bright top with black pants and red high-tops, hitmaker Shape Of You, 30, looked quintessentially trendy when he hit the West Coast at the end of the weekend.

Benny, 33, also opted for a colorful ensemble, with tie-dye pants and a patterned shirt, worn with white sandals.

Orange is the new black: Ed Sheeran, 30, turned heads on Sunday when he stepped next to Benny Blanco, 33, in a bright orange sweater for an upscale sushi dinner in LA

The songwriter went mask-free for the outing, as Ed’s facemask was pulled down.

Ed and Benny seemed deep in conversation as they left the restaurant.

The musicians were later seen chatting with friends before getting into a car.

The day before, Ed teamed up with Courtney Cox and Elton John for a hilarious rendition of Elton’s hit Tiny Dancer.

Colorful outing: Benny also opted for a colorful ensemble, with tie-dye trousers and a patterned shirt

Colorful outing: Benny also opted for a colorful ensemble, with tie-dye trousers and a patterned shirt

Just two weeks after Lisa Kudrow, co-star of Courtney’s Friends, duet with Lady Gaga at the Friends reunion, the Golden Globe nominee teamed up with Elton, 74, Ed, and Brandi Carlile, 40, for a short Instagram shot. video.

“Lisa Kudrow, this one’s for you,” Ed said, eyeing the camera before the group began to sing.

It follows news that Ed will reportedly become the face of social media app TikTok after signing a “big money deal.”

Amazing: Courteney Cox showed off her impressive piano skills when she took part in a hilarious rendition of Elton John's hit Tiny Dancer with the Rocket Man hitmaker himself and Ed

Amazing: Courteney Cox showed off her impressive piano skills when she took part in a hilarious rendition of Elton John’s hit Tiny Dancer with the Rocket Man hitmaker himself and Ed

He is said to have already started filming with TikTok in London, with the app considering the collaboration with the artist a “huge success”.

A source told The sun“It’s a huge blow to get someone as big as Ed on board and everyone is really excited about the end result.

TikTok is now a huge platform for artists and Ed can see that. “It was something he wanted to get involved in and the project he’s been doing with them is really exciting.”

MailOnline has reached out to Ed Sheeran representatives for comment.

Ed sent fans into a frenzy last month after he appeared to hint at possible new music in a cryptic social media post.

He took to Instagram to share a photo of himself with a guitar teasing in the caption, “Somethings cookin.”

New platform: Ed reportedly becomes the face of social media app TikTok after signing a 'big money deal' (pictured this year)

New platform: Ed reportedly becomes the face of social media app TikTok after signing a ‘big money deal’ (pictured this year)

In the photo, shared with his 32 million followers, Ed sat on a brick wall with his back to the camera.

Fans were quick to respond to the post when they asked if Ed was releasing a new album, admitting they had “missed” the singer.

Ed has not released an album since 2019 when No. 6 Collaborations Project was produced.

Exciting: Ed is said to have already started filming with TikTok in London, with the app declaring the collaboration with the artist a 'huge success' (pictured this month)

Exciting: Ed is said to have already started filming with TikTok in London, with the app declaring the collaboration with the artist a ‘huge success’ (pictured this month)

That studio album featured work alongside other artists such as Justin Bieber, Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, Eminem, 50 Cent, and Cardi B — among others.

While he made a surprising comeback in December 2020 with his single Afterglow after almost 18 months off.

An insider source added that Ed sees a partnership with TikTok as a potential new opportunity for him to advertise his upcoming work.

'Somethings cookin': It comes after Ed broke down with his fans earlier this month when he appeared to hint at possible new music in a cryptic social media post

‘Somethings cookin’: It comes after Ed knocked his fans out earlier this month when he appeared to hint at possible new music in a cryptic social media post

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