James Corden took it upon himself to lighten the mood at this year's Tony Awards in true Corden style - with karaoke.

The Tony Awards host started up a round of celebrity karaoke during a commercial break at the ceremony, to bring a bit of fun to the day as people mourned the Orlando shooting.

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Will and Grace star Sean Hayes posted this video to Facebook, featuring himself singing A Whole New World from Aladdin, with actor Jake Gyllenhaal.

During commercial breaks at The Tony's tonight, the amazingly brilliant James Corden started up a Broadway-themed "commercial karaoke". He asked for volunteers. Jake Gyllenhaal & I were happy to oblige with our rendition of "A Whole New World" from ALADDIN. #TheTonyAwards

Posted by Sean Hayes on Sunday, 12 June 2016

Corden stood by, throroughly impressed with the pair's singing chops, and the crowd cheered on.


Sean Hayes was among many to pay tribute to the Orlando shooting victims, taking to Facebook to express his condolences.

He wrote: "My heart goes out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in Orlando last night. A sad, horrific day in US history".