Chewbacca mom joins James Cordon for an epic carpool karaoke

James Corden Chris Martin Carpool Karaoke

How do you follow an episode of Carpool Karaoke which features Julia Roberts, George Clooney and Gwen Stefani? You get viral internet sensation, Chewbacca Mom involved, obviously.

Chewbacca Mom, whose real name is Candace Payne, broke the Facebook Live world record for the most views in 24 hours, after she posted herself enjoying a talking Chewbacca mask that she'd just purchased. Cordon, who usually sits in the driving seat, filmed a segment where Candace was supposed to drive him to work, and even got Star Wars director J.J. Abrams involved.

See the amazing moment when James dons his own Chewbacca mask below.

James Corden and Late Late Show executive producer Ben Winston are said to be shopping out the concept to TV stations - and according to reports, it's already garnering massive interest. Did someone say massive bidding war?

While James won’t be hosting the show himself (what, is he really busy or something?), he will be heavily involved as executive producer and likely to make an appearance on the show. Apparently a network and a host will be announced very soon. 

Giving Carpool Karaoke its very own show makes perfect sense, since kicking off the videos have become The Late Late Show’s biggest viral success with 412million views on YouTube, and Adele’s January instalment roping in a massive 84 million views.

However, the show may already be up against a big rival, as network Spike, have already commissioned a show called Caroke Showdown, which will be hosted by The Office (US) star and comedian Craig Robinson. 

Ohh car karaoke drama, who’d have thought it?

To celebrate Carpool Karaoke’s show, let’s take a look at our favourite car sharing, singing moments so far… (We challenge you not to sing along.)

Gwen Stefani (with special guests George Clooney and Julia Roberts)...

Jennifer Lopez...


Chris Martin...

Justin Bieber...

Mariah Carey...

One Direction...

Stick a fork in us, we're done.


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