Essex crooning cousins ​​Sophia Grace and Rosie return to Ellen to play Super Bass

Essex crooning cousins ​​Rosie McClelland and Sophia Grace Brownlee returned to The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday – 11 years after they first appeared.

The 15-year-old blonde was just 5 and the 19-year-old brunette was just 8 when their 2011 cover of Nicki Minaj’s 2010 rap song Super Bass went viral on YouTube, and has since amassed 54.8 million views.

Rosie and Sophia Grace’s subsequent appearance and performance on the daytime talk show went even more viral, amassing 146.1 million views on Ellen’s YouTube page.

Rosie McClelland (L) and Sophia Grace Brownlee (R) pictured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2011

2022 vs 2011: Essex crooning cousins ​​Rosie McClelland (L) and Sophia Grace Brownlee (R) returned to the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday – 11 years after they first appeared

“You guys are possibly the most memorable people we’ve had on the show,” the 64-year-old host marveled.

The precocious couple appeared 24 more times on DeGeneres’ show, co-hosting their own segment called Tea Time and serving as correspondents at red carpet events.

The talented tykes have also starred in Nickelodeon’s direct-to-DVD movie Sophia Grace & Rosie’s Royal Adventure, as well as the Just Play dolls release and two books through Orchard Books.

Brownlee said her favorite memory was interviewing rapper-singer Drake at the Grammy Awards: “He ate some of our candy. I’m such a fan of his now.

Cute: The 15-year-old blonde was just 5 and the 19-year-old brunette was just 8 when their 2011 cover of Nicki Minaj's 2010 rap song Super Bass went viral on YouTube and has since amassed 54.8 million views

Cute: The 15-year-old blonde was just 5 and the 19-year-old brunette was just 8 when their 2011 cover of Nicki Minaj’s 2010 rap song Super Bass went viral on YouTube and has since amassed 54.8 million views

Child stars: Rosie and Sophia Grace's subsequent appearance and performance on the daytime talk show went even more viral, amassing 146.1 million views on Ellen's YouTube page

Child stars: Rosie and Sophia Grace’s subsequent appearance and performance on the daytime talk show went even more viral, amassing 146.1 million views on Ellen’s YouTube page

The 64-year-old host marveled:

The 64-year-old host marveled: ‘You might be the most memorable people we’ve had on the show’

Meet celebrities!  The precocious couple appeared 24 more times on DeGeneres' show, co-hosting their own segment called Tea Time and serving as correspondents at red carpet events.

Meet celebrities! The precocious couple appeared 24 more times on DeGeneres’ show, co-hosting their own segment called Tea Time and serving as correspondents at red carpet events.

Branding: The talented tykes also starred in Nickelodeon's direct-to-DVD movie Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure, as well as releasing Just Play dolls and two books through Orchard Books.

Branding: The talented tykes also starred in Nickelodeon’s direct-to-DVD movie Sophia Grace & Rosie’s Royal Adventure, as well as releasing Just Play dolls and two books through Orchard Books.

Sophia Grace’s second favorite memory was their first appearance on Ellen when she met and performed with rapper-singer Nicki Minaj.

“Those doors there, when they opened, I literally looked in every direction except the one she was coming out of,” she recalled.

“And when I finally saw her, it was just chaos. And it was great.

Brownlee (L) said her favorite memory was interviewing rapper-singer Drake at the Grammy Awards:

Brownlee (L) said his favorite memory was interviewing rapper-singer Drake at the Grammy Awards: ‘He ate some of our candy. I’m such a fan of his now’

Starstruck: Sophia Grace's second favorite memory was their first appearance on Ellen when she met and performed with rapper-singer Nicki Minaj

Starstruck: Sophia Grace’s second favorite memory was their first appearance on Ellen when she met and performed with rapper-singer Nicki Minaj

She recalls: “When I finally saw her, it was just chaos.  And it was great

She recalls: “When I finally saw her, it was just chaos. And it was great

And McClelland’s favorite memory was getting a kiss from pop star Justin Bieber at the Teen Choice Awards.

“Obviously at that point I was like, ‘Ew, boy! He kisses me on the cheek,” Rosie laughed.

‘And now I’m like, ‘Oh my god, I’d let Justin Bieber kiss me on the cheek again!’

McClelland's favorite memory was getting a kiss from pop star Justin Bieber at the Teen Choice Awards:

McClelland’s favorite memory was getting a kiss from pop star Justin Bieber at the Teen Choice Awards: “I was like, ‘Ew, boy! He kisses me on the cheek!”

Rosie said, 'And now I'm like,

Rosie said: “And now I’m like, ‘Oh my god, I’d let Justin Bieber kiss me on the cheek again! “”

Proud: DeGeneres asked the not-so-typical teenagers to play Super Bass one more time before her controversial talk show ended on May 26 after 19 seasons

Proud: DeGeneres asked the not-so-typical teenagers to play Super Bass one more time before her controversial talk show ended on May 26 after 19 seasons

Same fake microphones!  And although Rosie never got to sing or rap on the original 2011 music video, she was finally able to prove she could both rap and sing with Sophia Grace.

Same fake microphones! And although Rosie never got to sing or rap on the original 2011 music video, she was finally able to prove she could both rap and sing with Sophia Grace.

DeGeneres has asked the not-so-typical teenagers to play Super Bass one more time before her controversial talk show ends on May 26 after 19 seasons.

And although Rosie never got to sing or rap on the original 2011 music video, she was finally able to prove she could both rap and sing with Sophia Grace.

Brownlee – who has 8.7 million social media followers – released the music video for her new single Little Things last Friday.

Out now!  Brownlee - who has 8.7 million social media followers - released the music video for her new single Little Things last Friday

Out now! Brownlee – who has 8.7 million social media followers – released the music video for her new single Little Things last Friday

Out now!  McClelland - who has 2.1 million social media followers - released the music video for her new single Safe In Your Love on Wednesday

Out now! McClelland – who has 2.1 million social media followers – released the music video for her new single Safe In Your Love on Wednesday

And McClelland – who has 2.1 million social media followers – released the music video for her new single Safe In Your Love on Wednesday.

Rosie shared a behind-the-scenes Instagram photo of them arriving at the artist’s entrance to pre-tape their episode on Wednesday.

Worryingly, McClelland flew straight to Ireland after Ellen to film a project with the BBC, insisting: “I have a council license and all, so I don’t need to be in school. “

“We were so nervous!  Rosie shared a behind-the-scenes Instagram photo of them arriving at the artist's entrance to pre-tape their episode on Wednesday.

“We were so nervous! Rosie shared a behind-the-scenes Instagram photo of them arriving at the artist’s entrance to pre-tape their episode on Wednesday.

‘School is the most boring thing ever’: Ominously McClelland (pictured on Tuesday) flew straight to Ireland after Ellen to film a project with the BBC, insisting: ‘I have Board license and all, so I don’t ‘need to be in school’

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