11/16/2010 08:48 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

'Today' Show 'Dynamite' Video: Anchors Perform Cover Of Taio Cruz Song (VIDEO)

In an attempt to create a viral video hit, the "Today" show hosts made an a capella cover of Taio Cruz's "Dynamite," which they played on Monday's show.

Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Al Roker and Ann Curry had help from YouTube star Mike Tompkins, who, with the assistance of some good editing and a hefty dose of studio magic, coaxed a surprisingly catchy performance out of the anchors. Below, see the finished video, and watch the behind-the-scenes footage of its creation.

Watch the finished video:

See how they did it: