The Late Late Show with James Corden
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Chat show, variety show
United States
Running time
40 minutes
Episode(s) featuring Adele
January 13, 2016
December 15, 2016

The Late Late Show with James Corden (also known as Late Late) is an American-based late night variety chat show. It is hosted by James Corden and airs Monday to Friday at 12:37am. Previous hosts include Steven Colbert and Craig Ferguson.

Adele has appeared on the show’s popular “Carpool Karaoke” segment.

Appearances Edit


January Edit

During the January 13, 2016 episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden, Adele appeared in the “Carpool Karaoke” segment. The segment featuring Adele reached 42 million views within 5 days, making it the most viral video originating from a late night program since 2013, when the trailer for Captain America: Civil War premiered on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and reached 31 million views in the same timeframe.[1]

The segment included six songs. Adele and Corden sang four songs from Adele’s discography—“Hello,” “Someone Like You,” “All I Ask,” and “Rolling in the Deep.” Additionally, they covered the Spice Girls’ “Wannabe,” and Adele rapped Nicki Minaj’s verse from the Kanye West track “Monster.”[2] After the episode aired, the Spice Girls and Nicki Minaj took to social media to praise Adele for her covers of their respective songs.[3][4] Adele’s cover of “Monster” caused it to re-enter the US and UK iTunes charts.[5]

December Edit

On December 15, the holiday episode of The Late Late Show aired and included previously unreleased footage of artists from various "Carpool Karaoke" segments performing Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” including Carey herself, Adele, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas, Elton John, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga, Chris Martin, Gwen Stefani, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.[6]

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