James Corden sang a Prince classic with Coldplay and brought the house down.

James Corden sang a Prince classic with Coldplay and brought the house down.
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James Corden, known to everyone for singing in cars, delivered a rare stationary performance when he joined Coldplay on stage at their Los Angeles concert to sing a tribute to Prince. Corden took the stage with Chris Martin and the other dudes in the band to sing "Nothing Compares 2 U," written by the late, great Prince.

Corden was spotted chillin' with Niall from One Direction before going on stage—no word on whether or not they carpooled to the concert.

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Corden's heavenly pipes and emotional delivery presented a cool departure from his usual jaunty, jovial persona.

The clip also includes Coldplay and the crowd singing "Happy Birthday" to Corden, with Chris Martin managing to make the song of celebration sound just as melancholy as any Coldplay track.

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