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"Lip Sync Battle" is the Only Celebrity Game Show You Need!

Written by Amanda Baltazar. Published: April 16 2015


If you haven’t seen Spike’s newest hit television series, "Lip Sync Battle", then you are definitely missing out!


"Lip Sync Battle" is everything we’ve ever wanted in a TV show: great music, celebrities making fools of themselves, and a sexy host, AKA my baeLL Cool J.


Just to give you an example of the amazingness of this show, the first episode featured Dwayne Johnson and Jimmy Fallon lip-syncing classics from artists likeTaylor Swift and Madonna. The Rock gave Jimmy a run for his money, and Jimmy’s appearance on the first episode was very appropriate considering this series pays homage to the lip sync battles he has on the reg on his late night show.




Stephen Merchant absolutely wrecked it when he appeared on Fallon's show, as he should -- after all, it was he,John Krasinski, and Emily Bluntwho first came up with the idea of a lip sync battle. And thus, a nugget of pure comedic genius was born. Many other celebrities soon jumped in to lend their lip-syncing talents to Jimmy’s show, likeEmma Stone, Paul Rudd, andBlake Shelton are just a few show stoppers who came on the show.


So far, we've seen Fallon, Johnson, Common, John Legend, Anne Hathaway, and Emily Blunt show their stuff on "Lip Sync Battle"; check out Hathaway completely killing it withMiley Cyrus's "Wrecking Ball" while Blunt brings the house down with Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart":




Still to come are Anna Kendrick, John Krasinski, and even Stephen Merchant himself. I. Can't. Wait.




Don’t forget to catch "Lip Sync Battle" TONIGHT and every Thursday at 10pm on Spike!


(Screenshot via YouTube)


- Amanda Baltazar, YH Staff