The first lady and James Corden are joined by Missy Elliott
GALLERY: Political Moments of 2016: ALL CROPS: The First Lady Michelle Obama joins James Corden for Carpool Karaoke on "The Late Late Show with James Corden," Wednesday, July 20th 2016 (12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT) on The CBS Television Network.
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Two days after Melania Trump covered Michelle Obama, the first lady lifted chapter and verse from music’s biggest hitmakers.

Obama became the latest — and perhaps most unlikely — person to ride with Corden in a Carpool Karaoke segment, and the White House resident came to play. On Wednesday’s edition of The Late Late Show with James Corden, the host showed up at the White House for a tour, only to wind up with a very high-value passenger who was eager to duet on “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours,” a song by former Carpool participant Stevie Wonder. Obama knew her Beyoncé quite well, too, performing “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” with the requisite hand choreography.

For their rendition of “This Is for My Girls,” a for-charity single that she commissioned for the Let Girls Learn initiative, Obama and Corden were magically joined by Carpool crasher Missy Elliott, who contributed a verse to that song. And if you have Missy in your music mobile, you don’t not do “Get Ur Freak On.” Obama went in strong on that song as well.


To see the First Lady show off her vocal skills and chat with Corden about life in 1600 Penn, put a ring finger on the play button below.

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