Is This Ed Sheeran Playing Justin Bieber's New Single 'What Do U Mean'?

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Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran backstage at Madison Square Garden on December 7, 2012 in New York City.  

Did Ed Sheeran just give fans a tease of Justin Bieber's highly anticipated new song "What Do You Mean"? Perhaps.

Bieber uploaded an Instagram video of Sheeran on guitar singing a bit of, well, something, that contains the words "You're running out of time/what do you mean" which could very well be part of The Biebs latest tune. 

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In the video, Sheeran also gave a shout out to 17 days (and wore a sign that said it as well), reminding fans that Bieber's latest will drop in just 17 days on August 28. Sheeran is just one of many celebs who is helping Justin promote his new track; Ariana Grande, Mariah Carey, Shaq and more have also lent their voices -- and Instagrams -- to the countdown. 

Check out Sheeran's contribution below. 

What Do You Mean? @teddysphotos #17Days

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Bieber is set to make a special performance at Billboard’s inaugural Hot 100 Music Festival at Jones Beach, N.Y. on Aug. 23, and will play “Where Are Ü Now” alongside Skrillex. Click here for more info on the lineup and tickets.

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