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Grammys 2018: James Corden 'punched in the face' as he moves Carpool Karaoke to New York subway

The host presented the music awards ceremony for the second year running

Jacob Stolworthy
Monday 29 January 2018 11:22
James Corden, Sting and Shaggy attempt 'Subway Karaoke' for the 2018 Grammys

James Corden gave his popular late night show segment Carpool Karaoke a shake-up during the Grammys last night.

The British host, who was presenting the awards ceremony for the second year running, swapped a car for the subway as he sang to passengers alongside Sting and Shaggy.

As they launched into The Police frontman's track “Every Breath You Take,” a commuter, dressed as a builder, was having none of it.

“Hey fellas, knock it off,” he warns, as the singing trio move down the carriage t perform a rendition of Shaggy's most famous hit “It Wasn't Me.”

These commuters were equally as frustrated with the noise with one woman - pointing at Corden - says: “No one wants to hear you sing.” Corden's reply? “I think a lot of millennials would disagree.”

As they give it one last go with Sting and Shaggy's duet “Don't Make Me Wait” - taken from their new collaborative record 44/876 - the builder (an actor, don't worry) returns and, after a war of words with the Grammys host, punches him in the face leading to the below exchange:

Sting: Whose stupid idea was this?

Shaggy: It wasn't Me

Corden's hosting abilities has received mixed reviews with one viewer asking if they could return the host “back to England.”

Other headlines to come out of the awards ceremony include Hillary Clinton mocking Trump, “Despacito” being snubbed, and Kesha's emotional standout performance.

Read the full list of winners here.

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