Carpool Karaoke is finally returning after a two year hiatus.
Late Late Show host James Corden took to Twitter on Friday to reveal that his popular singalong sketch was returning on April 6 after being put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting social distancing restrictions.
In a clip teasing the recurring segments return, the TV presenter revealed his first guest as singing superstar Nicki Minaj as the duo sang along to the rapper’s 2014 hit ‘Anaconda’ in the teaser.
Carpool Karaoke is BACK! The Late Late show segment is set to return after a two-year Covid-induced hiatus with Nicki Minaj enjoying a ride with James Corden
The short video announces that after two years of being unable to sit in a very confined and closed space, ‘social distancing is over.’
James also revealed that Camila Cabello will feature on the segment, making her appearance in a show set to air on April 18.
The English actor has become a huge hit in the US since landing roles in Hollywood movies such as 2014’s Into the Woods and eventually becoming the host of The Late Late Show from 2015.
Superstar: The short clip announces that after two years of not being able to sit in a very confined and closed space ‘social distancing is over,’ before revealing the rapper
Karaoke: The duo sang along to the rapper’s 2014 hit ‘Anaconda’ in the teaser
Guest: James also revealed that Camila Cabello will feature on the segment, making her appearance in a show set to air on April 18
Earlier this year, the comedian was forced to cancel recordings of his hit CBS show after testing positive for coronavirus.
On January 6, he took to Instagram to reveal that he has tested positive for a case of breakthrough COVID-19 .
He wrote: ‘I just tested positive for COVID 19. I’m fully vaccinated, boosted, and because of this, am fortunate enough to say I feel completely fine.’
James told his followers that his CBS program ‘will be off the air for the next few days’ as he quarantines.
The latest: On January 6, James took to Instagram to reveal that he has tested positive for a case of breakthrough COVID-19 (pictured on the show last month)
He wrapped up the post in writing, ‘Stay safe everyone. All my love, James x.’
Prior to his coronavirus diagnosis, the British funnyman welcomed guests Aaron Sorkin and Sophia Bush, Lily Collins, William Jackson Harper and St. Vincent and Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz and Andrew Sleighter.
The Late Late Show is taped in Los Angeles, where Los Angeles County officials on reported a record 37,215 new cases in the area on the same day.
The announcement came after a number of his fellow late night hosts have also revealed they had tested positive for COVID-19, including The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers host Seth Meyers.
I’m positive! The Late Late Show host updated fans on his health on the social media site
Guests: The British funnyman welcomed guests Penelope Cruz and Jessica Chastain days before testing positive (pictured)
Pals: He snapped a selfie with St. Vincent during an episode of the late night program
Fallon, 47, took to Instagram Monday to detail his health battle, along with a photo of himself seated in a testing room.
‘Hey guys, on the first day of our holiday break I tested positive for Covid,’ Fallon said. ‘I was vaccinated and boostered which made me lucky enough to only have mild symptoms.
‘Thank you to the doctors and nurses who work so hard around the clock to get everyone vaxxed. Thank you to NBC for taking the testing protocols so seriously and doing a great job.’
Meyers, 48, revealed his diagnosis Tuesday, writing, ‘The bad news is, I tested positive for COVID (thanks, 2022!) the good news is, I feel fine (thanks vaccines and booster!). We are canceling the rest of the shows this week, so tune in next Monday to see what cool location we will try and pass off as a studio!!!’
Star-studded: Actor William Jackson Harper also appeared on the episode of the show