James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke with J. Lo, John Legend, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Neil Diamond Was Hilariously Bad

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Everyone in the audience at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards and everyone watching at home knew it was coming, but nobody knew when.

James Corden appeared from a commercial break wearing a cardboard car before sitting down next to Jennifer Lopez who seemed genuinely surprised to be front and center. That’s when the awkwardness began.

J. Lo immediately begged John Legend to join her, before Corden got Jason Derulo, Ryan Tedder, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Keith Urban and the legendary Neil Diamond to join him for a performance of “Sweet Caroline.”

The problem?

Very few, if any, of these wildly successful and talented people seemed to know the words to this American classic that was originally released in 1969 and is consistently sung at sporting events, karaoke bars and weddings. Like an episode of “Law & Order,” there has to be a version of “Sweet Caroline” being played somewhere in a bar, restaurant or elevator at any given time of the day.

At one point, Diamond looked around at once again, an impressive collection of talented and successful people, and clearly wondered, “do you really know not know this?”

It was hilariously bad.

And then, yeah, Blue Ivy Carter was sent to save the day by Jay-Z. Too little, too late, Blue.