It looks like the next Carpool Karaoke Special with James Corden will be one for the record books. Not only will there be a new Karaoke experience for fans to watch, but a special edition of “Crosswalk Musical” is also set to debut during the event.
CBS announced this week that superstar Christina Aguilera will duet with James Corden in a new “Carpool Karaoke,” the performance is set for the upcoming “Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2018,” scheduled to premiere on April 23, 2018. The specials are one of the most popular videos on YouTube, and this year’s event is shaping up to be pretty fantastic.
The special will air on CBS, and the network also announced that in the special, “MOM” stars Anna Faris and Academy and Emmy Award winner Allison Janney, “The Big Bang Theory” star Kunal Nayyar and “Young Sheldon” star Iain Armitage will join Corden for “Crosswalk the Musical: The Sound of Music.” Corden and bandleader Reggie Watts will kick off the special with a Bruno Mars-inspired musical number, and Corden will share some of his favorite moments as host of “The Late Late Show”.
This marks the third primetime special for “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” the 2016 and 2017 editions of the Karaoke Primetime Special both earned Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Special.
Each weeknight, James Corden invites the audience to join in on the fun as the Emmy Award-winning series features a mix of celebrity guests, musical acts, games and sketches. The show regularly features viral segments such as “Carpool Karaoke,” “Crosswalk the Musical,” “Drop the Mic” and “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts.” The show holds the YouTube record for the most-watched late night clip with “Adele Carpool Karaoke,” which has 179 million views.
Viewers can watch “The Late Late Show with James Corden” on weeknights on CBS. Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe are the executive producers.