“I'm truly honored” – Deadline

Updated on Sunday with Ed Sheeran's reaction: In the battle between British pop stars Ed Sheeran and Sam Ryder, both nominated for Apple TV+ Ted Lasso – Grammy Award-winner Sheeran was the recipient of the Emmy for Outstanding Music and Song.

It was the first Emmy nomination and first win for the “Perfect” and “Shape of You” singer-songwriter, who was not in attendance at Saturday's Emmy Awards to accept the statuette. He shared the “Beautiful Game” award with his writing team, prolific hitmakers Max Martin and Foy Vance.

The trio's Emmy Award-winning song, performed by Sheeran, was featured on Ted Lasso The finale of “So Long, Goodbye.”

Hours after the ceremony, Sheeran took to Instagram to celebrate the victory.

He wrote: “I wasn't expecting to win at all. It was a real surprise when I woke up to the news. I wish I was there but I'm about to start the Asian Tour so I had to be somewhere else unfortunately.” Next to the video from the recording of “Beautiful Game”.

He talked about how the team communicated with him, Martin, and Vance Ted Lasso And how “Beautiful Game” came together.

“We were all fans of the series and were asked to write a song for the finale, so we got together two years ago this month and wrote a song about love and football, and how it's always about the journey and not the destination,” Sheeran said. “I recorded a crowd at one of the stadium specials.” “Bee singing the last hymn to keep it in reach of football.” It was competing with some amazing artists and songs in the Emmy category for Best Original Music and Lyrics, so I don't think we have a chance of winning, but a huge thank you to whoever voted for it, and to Max, Foy and the whole Lasso crew. I'm honored truly.”

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The other nominated song from the third season of Ted Lasso It was “Fighted and Lost”, co-written and performed by Ryder. The category also included original songs from Netflix Jenny and GeorgiaShow times The L Word: Generation Q, Prime Video The wonderful Mrs. Maisel And so is Rocco Stranger: The Yankovic Story.

Although Yankovic didn't take home the Music and Lyrics award for “Now You Know,” it was a good night for him. Stranger: The Yankovic Storywhich won Music Composition for a Limited Series or Anthology, Movie or Special (Original Dramatic Score) and for Outstanding Television Movie.

Ted Lasso He also ended the night with two Emmy Awards as Sam Richardson won for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

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