The singer also discussed the Christmas song he and Elton have recorded together which they will release later this year.
Speaking to The Sun, Ed told how the legendary performer helped him to grieve his friend, Australian music promoter Michael Gudinski, who passed away aged 68 in March.
Ed said: ‘I say this to people and they think I’m lying or exaggerating, but Elton calls me every single day.
‘He used to ring me about once a month — well, we do it on FaceTime via iPad because neither of us has a phone. Then when Lyra was born it became more like weekly — he’s a dad as well and he’d check in.
‘But then when Michael died he rang me the day after and I just broke down and cried. And from that day — I spoke to him this morning, yesterday — no word of a lie, every single day he’s rung me. Whether it’s a half-hour chat or two minutes, he always checks up on me.’
Ed added that he won’t hear a bad word said about Elton and described him as a ‘beautiful soul’.
The singer said he hopes the Christmas song he and Elton have recorded goes to number one over the festive period.
The song was originally planned for Christmas 2022 but after Michael’s passing, Ed decided to move the date forward.
The star said the pair will film a video for the single with him dressed as an elf while Elton may be Santa.
Yuletide: It comes after earlier this week Ed teased his upcoming Christmas single with Elton John as the pair posed for a festive snap together