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James Corden books Katy Perry and JLO for Carpool Karaoke Special

Two more acts join the event

CBS’ “Carpool Karaoke” has beeb a consistent hit with viewers since it launched on “The Late Late Show” with James Corden, and the 2017 special just added two more favorites.

Superstars Katy Perry and Jennifer Lopez will be James Corden’s featured guests on the upcoming special event, going by the name “The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2017”. The special is set to air on Monday, May 22 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

In the special, Katy Perry will buckle up with Corden for a new edition of Carpool Karaoke and Jennifer Lopez will take a Toddlerography dance lesson, joined of course by the Late Late Show host. In addition, Corden will begin the show with a special musical performance, as well as share some of his favorite moments as host of “The Late Late Show” so far. Corden has quickly become a crowd-favorite in the late-night game, and his sketches are easily some of the most popular.

This marks the second primetime special for “The Late Late Show with James Corden”. Last year’s special, which was also called “The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special,” earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Special.

Each week night, James Corden invites the audience to join in on the fun, as the Emmy Award-winning the series starring James Corden features a mix of celebrity guests, musical acts, games and sketches.

The show currently holds the YouTube record for the most watched late night clip with “Adele Carpool Karaoke,” which has 156 million views.

The show’s YouTube Channel has amassed more than 10 million subscribers and 2.6 billion total views since the show’s premiere on March 23, 2015. THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN airs weeknights (12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT) on CBS. Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe are the executive producers. You can set a reminder to catch the special, or just hit YouTube to catch the best parts the following day.

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