Carpool Karaoke TV show will be an Apple Music exclusive

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Carpool Karaoke
Missy and Michelle be puttin' it down in Carpool Karaoke.
Photo: CBS Studios

James Corden’s popular “Carpool Karaoke” segment from The Late Late Show on CBS is set to become its own show later this year — and you’ll only be able to watch it on Apple Music.

The viral segment has been a breakout hit of 2016, thanks to appearances by Adele, Justin Bieber, Michelle Obama, Elton John and dozens of other stars who drive around Los Angeles singing popular songs. Now fans will be able to get their karaoke by streaming full episodes every week.

“We love music, and Carpool Karaoke celebrates it in a fun and unique way that is a hit with audiences of all ages,” said Apple exec Eddy Cue. “It’s a perfect fit for Apple Music — bringing subscribers exclusive access to their favorite artists and celebrities who come along for the ride.”

The Carpool Karaoke show will feature 16 episodes in its first season. James Cordon will not be behind the wheel, however, and a new host has not yet been announced.

CBS Television Studios will produce the show for Apple alongside Fulwell 73. The show plans to expand the format by surprising riders with celebrity guests who sing along to favorite songs during the ride.