The Late Late Show
host dished about what he knew about the 27-year-old pop star's cancellation
, and revealed what part he was to play in the performance.
"A couple of weeks ago, I got asked if I would introduce Rihanna on the [GRAMMYs]," Corden explained on Monday night after the awards ceremony. "I get this phone call saying Rihanna has this big thing planned for her song 'Kiss It Better' and she's doing like a whole '80s talk show thing and it's going to be really cool. What she wants you to do is be like an '80s talk show host and I'd have funny glasses and I'd introduce Rihanna. She'd come out and do a song and then at the end, she'd come and sit with me, like it was it's own talk show which they called As It Lays