Name That Song Challenge with Pharrell Williams

Name That Song Challenge with Pharrell Williams

-♪ Name that song ♪ Name that song challenge ♪ -Now, tonight I’ll be facing off
against a very worthy opponent. He is an 11-Time Grammy Award
winner. And his new movie
“Despicable Me 3” is in theaters on Friday. Give it up for
Pharrell Williams! [ Cheers and applause ] [ Convsering indistinctly ] Oh, my goodness! That’s what I’m talking about! Pharrell Williams! There’s no one else like
Pharrell Williams. Oh, man.
I’m happy you’re here. Welcome back.
-Thank you, thank you. -Here’s how it works. The Roots are gonna start
playing a song, one instrument at a time. Pharell and I can buzz in
and guess as soon as we know the song. But if you guess wrong, your opponent gets a chance
to steal, okay? You can play along at home. Roots,
let’s hear the first song. Do you want to test out
the buzzer to see if it works? [ Ringing ] We’re good. [ Laughter and applause ] Let’s do the first song.
Here we go. ♪♪ [ Ringing ]
-Ah! -a-ha, “Take On Me.”
-Yes. [ Dings ] [ Cheers and applause ] [ Laughing ] [ “Take On Me” plays ] [ Vocalizing “Take On Me” ] It was about to happen. -It was.
-It was about to happen. That was great, man. Whoo!
-Good job. [ Laughter ] -Man, oh, man. One of my favorite videos
of all time, too. [ Laughter ] Yes, we’re ready.
Next song. ♪♪ [ Ringing ] Is it Oasis?
-Yeah, yeah. -“Wonderwall?”
[ Ding ] [ Cheers and applause ] -I’m like — I thought it was! -I knew that — [ Nasally ]
♪ Today is gonna be the day ♪ -Yeah!
[ Laughter ] -Whew!
This is a fantastic game. Okay.
[ Laughter and applause ] Are you feeling —
Are you pumped up? This is awesome, man. All right.
Let’s hear the next song. -This is not going well. -No, it’s going well, please. Let’s hear the next song. All right, here we go.
Yeah. ♪♪ [ Ringing ] Is it M– [ Laughter ] -“Sorry.” -That’s what I thought. Bieber. [ Dings ] [ Cheers and applause ] -You get your friend
in the audience, “I’m gonna yell ‘Sorry.'” I thought it was
“La Isla Bonita.” -No, no, no. She was apologizing for me not
getting the song right. [ Laughter ]
-That’s a good cover-up. That’s a good cover up, yeah.
All right, here we go. -Got it.
-Let’s hear the next song. You got that one. ♪♪ [ Ringing ] -Toto, “Africa”?
-Oh, yeah, man. [ Ding ] [ Cheers and applause ] -Come on! Come on! Come on! Stop, stop, you might
run into something. [ Laughter ] Oh, that was good right there. Oh, man.
-That’s my meme for the day. -[ Nasally ] ♪ I bless the rains
down in Africa ♪ [ Laughter and applause ]
-[ Clears throat ] [ Vocalizing “Africa” ] Pharrell, you have to play to
the end. You have to play. Here we go.
All right, here we go. Let’s hear the next song. -Two, three, and… ♪♪ [ Ringing ]
-♪ Don’t you ♪ [ Ding ] [ Cheers and applause ] -That’s so —
I thought it was — [ Laughter ] Now you’re doing, like,
karate moves. You got two right.
Big deal. I mean, oh, please. I thought it was “With Or
Without You” for a second. I was like
“♪ My hands are tied ♪” Okay. Oof. All right. Here we go.
-I’m getting the hang of it. -This is good, yeah.
This is good, all right. Let’s hear the next song. -Two, three, and… ♪♪ [ Ringing ] -“Just Got Paid”? [ Ding ] [ Cheers and applause ] Who, me? Wow. -“Just Got Paid.” “Just Got Paid.” Oh, please. Oh, my God. That is so — oh, my God! Oh, my — oh, wow! Really? I’m silly. Oh, wow.
By the way. -Come on. Come on. -Was that Johnny Kemp?
-Yes. -“Just Got Paid.”
-Or Nsync. Everone thinks it’s Nsync. But Johnny Kemp did it first. -I remember. All right,
this is the final song. And this is worth 10,000 points. [ Laughter ] It’s anyone’s game
at this point. Here we go.
And it’s been great. -I’m channeling my David Blaine
right now. -Yeah, here we go, me too. You’re not gonna spit a frog
out of your mouth, are you? -No.
-All right, here we go. -One, two, three, hey! ♪♪ [ Ringing ] -“Drop It Like It’s Hot”? [ Ding ] [ Cheers and applause ] -[ Laughs ] “Drop It Like It’s Hot”? Oh, my gosh! That was — that’s insane. That’s insane. [ Cheers and applause ]
That is insane. How did you get that? Pharrell Williams, everybody! The Roots, everybody! More with Pharrell
after the break. Stick around.
The champion right there! [ Cheers and applause ]

28 thoughts on “Name That Song Challenge with Pharrell Williams

  1. Jimmy: Ahahaha, took the first 2 guesses in a row, Pharell clearly doesn't stand a chance:
    Pharell at 4:30 : * 's 3:43 *

  2. I want to watch it for Pharrell but Jimmy is so fucking annoying can someone please automatically FF him when he talks…?

  3. Can't believe Jimmy grew a 70's bush on his upper lip..Haha..Like he wanted to look 20 years older and credible and it turned out totally the opposite.

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