Meet the Carpool Karaoke mums who brought James Corden to tears


In support of World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) 50 mothers and their children came together in a vehicle pool karaoke lip sync video, singing along to Christina Perri's award-winning song "A Thousand Years".

World Down Syndrome Day is Wednesday, March 21, 2018 and its objective is to raise awareness around the world of what Down syndrome is and the vital role people with Down syndrome play in our society.

A touching video of a group of mothers singing with their Down's syndrome children has gone viral.

Keen to learn the routine, Holly and Phil were taught how to sign to Christina Perri's hit, A Thousand Years, which featured in the tribute.

If you thought nothing could beat Adele singing a Spice Girls hit, or Lin-Manuel Miranda having a rap battle James Corden while driving around NY, then you haven't seen what the late-show host himself says is "the most lovely Carpool Karaoke ever". In just a few days, the video has racked up more than a million views, and Carpool Karaoke maestro James Corden tweeted out his approval, saying the video made him cry (hey, you're not the only one, James!).

"We definitely wanted everyone to see it", she told the BBC.

Makaton is a language programme that uses signs and symbols as well as speech.

50 mums, who all had a child with Down's syndrome born in 2013/14, filmed themselves in their cars, and a dad edited the clips together to make the final video.

The women were part of the now viral video which was created by a group of 50 mums to raise awareness of children with an extra chromosome.