Watch James Corden join the Backstreet Boys for an epic performance of Everybody (Backstreet's Back)

Talk-show host James Corden has performed with the Backstreet Boys in an effort to “bring back boy bands”.

The former Gavin and Stacey actor joined the veteran group in an energetic rendition of Everybody (Backstreet’s back) on James’ The Late Late show.

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James explained he wanted to bring “proper” boy bands back and not the new-fangled bunch who have the “audacity to pick up instruments”.

He said: “I’m talking proper boy bands. Five guys together – the cute One, the funny One, the nice One, the other One and the maverick who refused to play by the rules, all living together in some weird mansion in Orlando.”

He then introduced the group and donned a leather jacket instantly making himself – for one night only – a Backstreet Boy.

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