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>> James: THANK YOU.

I WAS DRIVING INTO WORK TODAY GUESS WHAT SON WAOUZ ON THE

RADIO?

>> WHAT.

James: "MAMBO NO. 5".

ABSOLUTE CLASSIC.

S A LITTLE BIT OF MONICA IN MY LIFE S

SAY WHAT YOU WANT, IT HOLDS UP.

1999 WAS JUST AN UNBELIEVABLE YEAR FOR MUSIC: "GENIE IN A

BOTTLE," "NO SCRUBS," I'M TALKING WALL-TO-WALL SMASH

HITS.

I MEAN, HOW MANY SONGS FROM THIS YEAR WILL PEOPLE REALLY REMEMBER

20 YEARS FROM NOW?

LIZZO...

"BAD GUY" BY BILLIE EILISH.

THAT'S IT.

They JUST DON'T THINK MOST MUSIC TODAY HAS THAT KIND OF STAYING

POWER.

>> HEY, CORDEN!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] >> James: CAMILA CABELLO,

EVERYONE!

CAMILA, I'M ACTUALLY IN THE MIDDLE OF A SHOW RIGHT NOW.

>> I HEARD YOU WERE TELLING PEOPLE MUSIC 20 YEARS AGO IS

BETTER THAN MUSIC TODAY.

OR SOMETHING.

>> James: YEAH.

SO WHAT?

WHAT'S YOUR POINT.

>> SO, I MAKE MUSIC TODAY.

James: CONGRATULATIONS.

I'M THRILLED FOR YOU.

MAYBE YOUR MUSIC WOULD OF BEEN BETTER IF IT WAS OUT IN 1919

>> WHEN I WAS TWO YEARS OLD.

>> James: ALL I'M HEARING ARE EXCUSES.

>> WELL, HOW ABOUT WE SETTLE THIS RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW?

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] SKPWRAEUFPLT IF I'M HEARING THIS

RIGHT.

>> YOU ARE.

James: IT SOUNDS HIKE YOU'RE CHALLENGING ME TO A

A 1999 VS. 2019 RIFF-OFF.

>> THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT I'M DOING.

>> James: IT'S NOT POSSIBLE.

IT'S NOT POSSIBLE.

WE CAN'T HAVE A RIFF-OFF WITHOUT THE FILHARMONIC AND I'VE

SPECIFICALLY HIRED SECURITY TO MAKE SURE THEY NEVER SET FOOT IN

THIS BUILDING.

SECURITY?

THANK YOU.

>> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE FILHARMONIC!

>> James: ARE YOU JOKING ME?

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] >> James: HANG ON.

ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO DO THIS CABELLO?

>> DOES IT LOOK LIKE I WANT TO DO THIS?

WHAT DO YOU GOT JAMES?

YA, HECK YA I WANT TO DO THIS.

I CAN'T SAY THE OTHER WORD BECAUSE WE'RE ON TV.

>> James: YA.

I DON'T GIVE A [BEEP] [BEEP] >> ALRIGHT.

>> I'M BACK.

James: YA.

YOU SURE YOU READY FOR THIS.

I GOT HITS FROM BEFORE YOU WERE BORN.

>> WHATEVER YOU SAY, OLD MAN.

HIT IT.

S YEAH, I'M GONNA TAKE MY HORSE TO THE OLD TOWN ROAD

S I'M GONNA RIDE 'TIL I CAN'T NO MORE

S I'M GONNA TAKE MY HORSE TO THE OLD TOWN ROAD

S I'M GONNA RIDE 'TIL I CAN'T NO MORE

S I GOT THE HORSES IN THE BACK HORSE TACK IS ATTACHED

S HAT IS MATTED BLACK GOT THE BOOTS THAT'S BLACK

S TO MATCH RIDIN' ON A HORSE, HA

S YOU CAN WHIP YOUR PORSCHE I BEEN IN THE VALLEY

S YOU AIN'T BEEN UP OFF THAT PORCH, NOW

S CAN'T NOBODY TELL ME NOTHIN' YOU CAN'T TELL ME NOTHIN'

S CAN'T NOBODY TELL ME NOTHIN' YOU CAN'T TELL ME NOTHIN' S

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] >> YOU SURE YOU WANT TO DO THIS,

JAMES.

>> James: OKAY.

GET READY.

>> ALRIGHT >> JAMES: S SHE'S INTO

SUPERSTITIONS S BLACK CATS AND VOODOO DOLLS

I FEEL A PREMONITION S THAT GIRL'S GONNA MAKE ME FALL

S SHE'LL MAKE YOU TAKE YOUR CLOTHES OFF

S AND GO DANCING IN THE RAIN SHE'LL MAKE YOU LIVE

S HER CRAZY LIFE BUT SHE'LL TAKE AWAY YOUR PAIN

S LIKE A BULLET TO YOUR BRAIN, COME ON!

S UPSIDE, INSIDE OUT SHE'S LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA

S SHE'LL PUSH AND PULL YOU DOWN LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA

S HER LIPS ARE DEVIL RED AND HER SKIN'S THE COLOR MOCHA

S SHE WILL WEAR YOU OUT LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA

S LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA THANK YOU.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] >> WOW.

James: THAT'S RIGHT.

>> OKAY.

REALLY IMPRESSIVE.

RICKY MARTIN?

OKAY, BOOMER.

YOU HEARD ME.

>> JAMES: YOU AND I BOTH KNOW TECHNICALLY I'M A MATURE

MILLENNIAL!

OR A JUNIOR GEN X!

YOU CHOOSE.

>> I DON'T THINK SO.

>> JAMES: IF YOU'RE NOT STANDING DOWN?

>> DOES IT LOOK LIKE I'M STAND CAN DOWN?

>> James: THEN IT'S ABOUT TO GET CRAZY IN HERE.

HIT IT.

S MAN, IT'S A HOT ONE LIKE SEVEN INCHES

S FROM THE MIDDAY SUN I HEAR YOU WHISPER AND

S THE WORDS MELT EVERYONE BUT YOU STAY SO COOL

S AND IT'S JUST LIKE THE OCEAN UNDER THE MOON

S IT'S THE SAME AS THE EMOTION THAT I GET FROM YOU

S YOU GOT THE KIND OF LOVING THAT CAN BE SO SMOOTH

S GIMME YOUR HEART, MAKE IT REAL OR ELSE FORGET ABOUT IT S

>> DON'T CLAP SO SOON, EVERYBODY.

DON'T CLAP SO SOON.

HIT IT, BOYS.

>> S I CAN'T WRITE ONE SONG THAT'S NOT ABOUT YOU

S CAN'T DRINK WITHOUT THINKING ABOUT YOU

S IS IT TOO LATE TO TELL YOU THAT

S EVERYTHING MEANS NOTHING IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU

S OH, I'M GOOD AT KEEPING MY DISTANCE

S I KNOW, THAT YOU'RE THE FEELING I'M MISSING

S YOU KNOW THAT I HATE TO ADMIT IT

S BUT EVERYTHING MEANS NOTHING IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU

S I CAN'T WRITE ONE SONG THAT'S NOT ABOUT YOU

S CAN'T DRINK WITHOUT THINKING ABOUT YOU

S IS IT TOO LATE TO TELL YOU THAT

S EVERYTHING MEANS NOTHING IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU S

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] >> James: OKAY.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] >> James: OKAY.

THAT WAS INCREDIBLE.

YOU WIN.

MAYBE MUSIC IS JUST BETTER TODAY.

MAYBE I'M NOT A MILLENNIAL AT ALL.

>> NO ONE EVER SAID YOU WERE.

>> JAMES: I KNOW WHAT PEOPLE SAY, OKAY?

I KNOW WHAT THEY SAY, CAMILLA.

THEY SAY JAMES CORDEN'S TASTE IN MUSIC IS STUCK IN THE '90S AND

HE'LL NEVER BE RELEVANT.

THE WHO'LL THINGS A DISASTER.

>> JAMES, IT'S OKAY.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE SAD.

LITS EN.

YOU JUST HAVE TO REALIZE THERE IS

A TON OF GREAT SONGS OUT THERE.

HEY, HOW ABOUT YOU SING ONE WITH ME?

HOW ABOUT HA, HOW ABOUT THAT?

>> JAMES: REALLY?

YOU THINK THERE'S A WAY WE CAN WORK TOGETHER?

>> TRUTHS.

James: TRUTH.

>> LET'S DO IT.

S LAND IN MIAMI THE AIR WAS HOT FROM SUMMER RAIN

S SWEAT DRIPPING OFF ME BEFORE I EVEN KNEW HER NAME

S LA-LA-LA IT FELT LIKE

S OOH-LA-LA-LA, YEAH I LOVE IT WHEN YOU CALL ME

S SEÑORITA I WISH I COULD PRETEND I DIDN'T

S NEED YA BUT EVERY TOUCH IS OOH-LA-LA-LA

S IT'S TRUE LA-LA-LA OOH I SHOULD BE RUNNING

S OOH YOU KNOW I LOVE IT WHEN YOU CALL ME SEÑORITA

S I WISH IT WASN'T SO DAMN HARD TO LEAVE YA

S BUT EVERY TOUCH IS OOH-LA-LA-LA

S IT'S TRUE LA-LA-LA OOH I SHOULD BE RUNNING

S OOH YOU KEEP ME COMING FOR YA S

>> JAMES: CAMILA CABELLO, EVERYBODY!

HER ALBUM "ROMANCE" IS OUT RIGHT NOW.

IT'S BRILLIANT!

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

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