We’re Calling It: James Corden Was the Best Part of 2016
All hail carpool karaoke
Guys, a quick end-of-the-year ode to the one, the only Late Late Show host James Corden: The falsetto king was on fire in 2016. And it wasn’t just carpool karaoke—he crushed every skit, every dance move and every round of adults-only truth or dare. So, our gift to you: a roundup of all of James’s best work. Time to get cozy on the couch and cue up each and every hilarious vid.
That Time He Got Adele to Channel Her Inner Spice Girl
Fast-forward to the 6:15-minute mark.
That Time He Put on a Star Wars Mask
Proof nothing’s quite as joyful as James meeting Chewbacca Mom.
That Time He Dressed as Cher to Sing With...Cher
“I Got You Bae” is the unofficial love anthem of 2016.
That Time He Let a Bunch of Toddlers Teach Him How to Dance
Jenna Dewan-Tatum crushed it. (James, “A” for effort.)
That Time He Joined Lin-Manuel Miranda to Sing a “Hamilton” Rap
Hottest ticket car ride on Broadway, for sure.
That Time He Got the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Take Off Their Shirts
Don’t worry: James got topless, too.
That Time He Volunteered His Whole Team to Race Usain Bolt
Spoiler alert: James lost.
That Time He Convinced Jennifer Lopez to Let Him Borrow Her Phone
It was the text (to Leonardo DiCaprio) heard 'round the world.
That Time He Performed a Love Song Medley With Anna Kendrick
Signature James Corden falsetto included.
That Time He Borrowed Insanely Cool Dance Moves from Bruno Mars
Just watch: The “hand sprinkler” will be huge in 2017.
That Time He Got Madonna to Kiss and Tell
Her revelation about Michael Jackson is one you have to see to believe.
That Time He Reminded Us All That Boy Bands Are (Still) Life
See you at the Backstreet Boys concert in Vegas, James.
That Time He Went B-A-N-A-N-A-S With Gwen Stefani in the Front Seat
And picked up George Clooney and Julia Roberts along the way.
That Time He Got Mila Kunis to Eat Cow Tongue
And introduced the world to next-level truth or dare.
That Time He Got Lady Gaga to Dissect the Lyrics to “Bad Romance”
“Ro-ma-ro-ma-ma” makes perfect sense now. (Thanks, James!)
That Time He Sang Beyoncé With Michelle Obama
The most epic White House tour that ever there was.
That Time He Got Every Single Carpool Karaoke Star to Sing Mariah Carey’s Holiday Anthem
All we want for Christmas is more James Corden in 2017.