Ed Sheeran, Kermit The Frog Perform Heartwarming Duet Of 'Rainbow Connection' For 'Red Nose Day'

05/22/2015 04:19 am ET | Updated May 27, 2015

“I can’t believe I’m here with Kermit the Frog,” Ed Sheeran said.

“I can’t believe I’m here with Ed the Sheeran,” Kermit replied.

And we can’t believe that the singer and the frog have never collaborated before. They’re simply magical together.

Sheeran and Kermit performed an adorable acoustic duet of “Rainbow Connection” Thursday night as part of NBC’s "Red Nose Day," a charity event that raises funds for children in need around the world.

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Coldplay, U2, Keith Urban and more than 100 other stars also made appearances on NBC’s three-hour televised event.

This was the first "Red Nose Day" ever held in the United States. The event originated in the U.K., where it has reportedly raised more than $1.6 billion since it began in 1988.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article misstated how much money "Red Nose Day" has reportedly earned since 1988.

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