James Corden’s Finest Minutes Hosting the 2018 Grammy Awards

James Corden, 2018 Grammy Awards, Show

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James Corden understands precisely the best ways to provide individuals exactly what they desire.

For the 2nd year in a row, the Late Late Show star worked as host for the 2018 Grammy Awards where he advised fans that he likes music.

Before bringing the laughs and imaginative sectors to the program, James started the night by dealing with a matter essential to lots of people.

“This year, we don’t just have the most diverse group of nominees in Grammys history,” he described throughout his sweet however brief opening. “We also have, for the second year in a row, the least diverse host in Grammys history.”

Okay, the jokes started early. Let’s begin the program, shall we?

For the very first time, James brought his popular carpool karaoke section to the New York City train. Signed up with by Sting and Shaggy, the trio attempted their finest to impress complete strangers with their noises and guitar abilities.

Ultimately, their section showed to be LOL-worthy thanks to the responses of travelers who simply desired them to “shut the f–k up.”

Soon after, James chose to acknowledge the losers of tonight’s program. Can you think about something that constantly brings a smile to individuals’s faces? Young puppies!

“I don’t want anybody to be upset tonight,” he informed the audience consisting of Jerry Seinfeld “So the good news is nobody goes home empty handed, because all night we’ll be handing out consolation puppies. OK so if you didn’t get a Grammy, you get a puppy!”

And throughout the program, James wasn’t scared to take dangers such as when he had celebs take part in Fire and Fury Spoken Word auditions. His choice to check out the notorious book by Michael Wolff? Hillary Clinton, naturally!

What was never ever considered approved throughout the 3 and a half hour– that included James’ mother and father as unique visitors after having a look at Hamilton on Broadway– was the easy truth that the host was a fan of music.

After Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee carried out “Despacito,” James provided a joke a lot of audiences can connect to.

“All right, that is, that is a catchy song. I have not heard that song before,” he shared. “If they could just get that song on the radio, they might have a hit on their hands.”

And when finding Jay-Z and his household out in the audience, James could not freak the freak however assist out.

When pricing estimate “Empire State of Mind” lyrics,

“On a personal note, I’ve been in New York for a week now so I pretty much know this place by the back of my hand now so if you need me to show you around…We could go down to Brooklyn or down to Tribeca. Right next to Deniro, but guys like us will be hood forever,” James described. “We could go to my stash spot, 560 State Street. You know, whatever you want. We can take a yellow cab, a gypsy cab… Just holla back.”

James simply gets it and we like him for it.

After the Grammys telecast on CBS, enjoy the E! After Party at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT. For total Grammy Awards protection, watch E! News Monday, Jan. 29, at 7 and 11 p.m.

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