Joseph Gordon-Levitt Channels Janet Jackson in "Rhythm Nation" on "Lip Sync Battle"

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt channeled his inner Janet Jackson this past week, bringing her hit song "Rhythm Nation" back to life on a special holiday episode of Lip Sync Battle.

Wearing a replica of the costume Jackson wore in her 1989 hit music video, Joseph Gordon-Levitt even donned a long ponytail to make the performance even more convincing.

If you haven't yet seen Joseph Gordon-Levitt channeling Janet Jackson, you must check it out. Once you see it, you'll understand why it's the talk of the internet in the days following the show.

Joseph Gordon-Leavitt has long impressed fans with his lip syncing abilities. Do you remember when Lip Sync Battle was nothing but a fun competition on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon? He was exemplary then. Now that the competition has its own show, Joseph Gordon-Leavitt is the perfect person to compete.

Prior to his Janet Jackson performance, Joseph Gordon-Leavitt did another lip sync performance to Usher's hit song "Yeah!"

Did you catch Joseph Gordon-Leavitt on Lip Sync Battle this past week? Do you agree he's among the best around?

Kimberly Ripley
Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A wife, mom of five and 'Nana' to Lilly and Aiden, she loves cooking for her big family and watching HGTV in her spare time. Kim is guilty of starting way more home design projects than she can finish. Visit her at Twitter and Facebook.