Fans thrilled as viral sensations Sophia Grace and Rosie return to 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

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Viral sensations Rosie McClelland and Sophia Grace Brownlee thrilled fans by returning to Ellen DeGeneres’ show for one last performance of 'Super Bass'.

The cousins from Essex made a huge splash in 2011 when millions of people watched a clip of them covering Nicki Minaj’s track.

Since then they have been on The Ellen DeGeneres Show several times.

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And they went back for a final rendition of the song before the US programme comes to an end.

Rosie McClelland and Sophia Grace Brownlee on The Ellen Show. (Warner Bros. Television)
Rosie McClelland and Sophia Grace Brownlee on The Ellen Show. (Warner Bros. Television)

Explaining how the video came about, Brownlee, 19, told DeGeneres: “As a child, I always used to play dress up. So did me and Rosie. I was dressing up, and Rosie's favourite costume happened to be the Virgin Mary - you know, Mary and Jesus.

"I was round and Rosie was wearing the outfit. I kept singing Nicki Minaj all the time and my auntie, Rosie's mom, was the only one who had an iPhone.

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JULY 22:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) TV personality Ellen DeGeneres (R) with Rosie McClelland and Sophia Grace Brownlee in the audience during the 2012 Teen Choice Awards at Gibson Amphitheatre on July 22, 2012 in Universal City, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/TCA 2012/WireImage)
Rosie McClelland and Sophia Grace Brownlee went viral for their rendition of a Nicki Minaj song. (Kevin Mazur/TCA 2012/WireImage)

"She said 'Why don't we film it? Rosie, quickly get out of the Virgin Mary outfit and get into that outfit’.”

Over the years the girls have met stars such as Justin Bieber and Minaj and are now pursuing music careers themselves.

Fans were thrilled to see McClelland, 15, and Brownlee on the show again.

"Sophia Grace n Rosie performing Super Bass again after 11 years healed my inner child," one tweeted.

"I’m crying at Sophia Grace and Rosie being back on Ellen performing Super Bass," said another.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20:  Singer Katy Perry (R) speaks with Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie Brownlee at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/AMA2011/Getty Images for AMA)
Katy Perry (R) speaks with Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie Brownlee at the 2011 American Music Awards. (Frazer Harrison/AMA2011/Getty Images for AMA)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JULY 22:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Musician Taylor Swift with Rosie McClelland and Sophia Grace Brownlee in the audience during the 2012 Teen Choice Awards at Gibson Amphitheatre on July 22, 2012 in Universal City, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/TCA 2012/WireImage)
Taylor Swift with Rosie McClelland and Sophia Grace Brownlee in the audience during the 2012 Teen Choice Awards. (Kevin Mazur/TCA 2012/WireImage)

One admitted: "Seeing Sophia Grace and Rosie on Ellen 11 years ago during Super Bass and then 11 years later and all grown up makes me feel olddddd."

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Talk show host DeGeneres has presented her show since 2003 but announced last year that it was coming to an end.

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JULY 22:  (EXCLUSIVE  COVERAGE) Singer Justin Bieber (C) with Sophia Grace Brownlee (L) and Rosie McClelland (R) in the audience during the 2012 Teen Choice Awards at Gibson Amphitheatre on July 22, 2012 in Universal City, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/TCA 2012/WireImage)
Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie McClelland met Justin Bieber. (Kevin Mazur/TCA 2012/WireImage)

"The truth is, I always trust my instincts,” she told viewers when she announced the programme was wrapping up.

“My instinct told me it's time.”

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