'Lip Sync Battle' Comes To The UK: See The Best Showdowns From The US Version, Including Justin Bieber, Anne Hathaway And Channing Tatum

It’s the show that’s taken the US by storm, and now ‘Lip Sync Battle’ is coming to the UK.

But “what is ‘Lip Sync Battle’?”, we hear you cry. Well, imagine if you crossed ‘Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes’ with the final showdown in ‘Ru Paul’s Drag Race’ and you’ve got it about right.

'Lip Sync Battle' is coming to the UK

Each show sees two celebrities going head to head, as they mime their way through hit pop songs in a number of rounds, until one of them is eventually crowned the winner.

Hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen, it’s proved a huge hit over the other side of the pond, after being adapted from a popular segment on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’.

A UK version is now about to launch on Channel 5, with Mel B and Professor Green at the helm, while ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judges David Walliams and Alesha Dixon are competing in the first show, along with 14 other famous faces, who will appear later on in the series.

Ahead of the show’s launch (Friday 8 January at on Channel 5), we take a look at some of the best Lip Sync Battles from the US show, to give you a taster of what to expect.

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