Videos: Ed Sheeran rocks Saturday Night Live after getting through COVID-19 isolation period

The British pop star played two songs from his latest album on the long-running NBC show

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      Last month, some wondered whether Ed Sheeran would be able to keep his November 6 appointment on Saturday Night Live.

      The British singer-songwriter was recovering from COVID-19 just as he was about to drop his newest album. 

      Sheeran himself wasn't worried about emerging from isolation in time for the SNL gig, according to his interview with Stern. But the disease wasn't fun to experience, especially given that his one-year-old daughter, Lyra, also contracted the disease

      On SNL, all of that was behind him as Sheeran performed two songs from his new album, which is called = and is subtitled "equals". It's already surpassed a billion streams on Spotify.

      The first was "Shivers", which is the second song on the disc.

      Ed Sheeran performs "Shivers" on Saturday Night Live.

      He folllowed that up later in the show with "Overpass Graffiti".

      Video: Ed Sheeran performs "Overpass Graffiti" on Saturday Night Live.

      Below, you can watch part of Sheeran's interview with Stern in which the singer-songwriter talks about what it was like telling the world that he had COVID-19.

      Video: Ed Sheeran spoke to Howard Stern about what it was like having COVID-19.