LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Late-night host and “Carpool Karaoke” commuter James Corden will be behind the wheel at the Grammy Awards telecast next February.
It will be the first turn for Corden presiding over the Grammycast, which for the past five years has had LL Cool J as host. It airs live on CBS Feb. 12 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the network and The Recording Academy announced Tuesday.
For two years Corden has hosted CBS’ “The Late Late Show,” where his popular “Carpool Karaoke” feature finds him on the road with popular entertainers in the passenger seat as they sing hit songs.
“I am truly honored to be hosting The GRAMMYs next year,” said Corden. “It’s the biggest, most prestigious award show in music, and I feel incredibly lucky to be part of such an incredible night.”
Corden hosted the Tony Awards last June, which brought him back to Broadway, where in 2012 he won a Tony of his own for his performance in the play “One Man, Two Guvnors.”
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