Jimmy Kimmel Performs Chandelier: Maddie Ziegler teaches the dance for Sia's music video to the late night host (VIDEO).
Watch Jimmy Kimmel Try and Fail to Learn the Dance for Sia's "Chandelier"  
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July 6 2014 9:50 AM

Jimmy Kimmel Tries and Fails to Learn the Dance for Sia's "Chandelier"

Kimmel is not a born dancer.

Still from YouTube

Sia's "Chandelier" may well be the best music video of the year, largely due to the phenomenal, freewheeling dancing of 11-year-old Maddie Ziegler. Others—including Lena Dunham—have interpreted the song, but now Jimmy Kimmel has joined the fray, donning a wig and leotard to tackle the video's intricate choreography.

Ziegler personally instructs Kimmel and Guillermo, concluding with a reminder to "sell it with your face." They oblige, providing a highly amusing rendition that has them clumsily rolling around and generally looking possessed. Enjoy.  

Sharan Shetty is a writer for Brow Beat. You can follow him on Twitter


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