Music by Bill Sherman
Lyrics by Joey Mazzarino
Date 2013
Publisher Sesame Street Inc.
First Episode 4502

"The Power of Yet" is a Sesame Street song from the 45th season. Janelle Monáe performs the song, explaining how useful the word "yet" can be.

The segment also features appearances by Elmo, Cookie Monster, Grover (and Super Grover), Big Bird, Bert, Zoe, Rosita, The Two-Headed Monster, Mando, Leela, Chris and the kids.

The song won a 2015 Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Original Song."

The song was also performed in the Universal Studios Singapore stage show Sesame Street Birthday Blowout Show.


  • This segment was filmed on December 9, 2013.
  • In the initial televised version of the segment, Bert and Cookie Monster's scenes in the beginning are switched. The order is corrected in the half-hour version and subsequent airings during the season.



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