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Watch St. Vincent Perform “New York” and “Los Ageless” on Colbert

St. Vincent was the musical guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. Annie Clark performed "New York" in front of an image…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 5, 2017

Watch Chance the Rapper Perform a Brand New Song on Colbert

Chance the Rapper premiered a brand-new, still-untitled track on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night. The song was a collaboration with Canadian singer-songwriter Daniel…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 26, 2017

Chance the Rapper Will Perform New Music on Tonight’s Colbert

Chance the Rapper will be on tonight's Late Show With Stephen Colbert as a guest and musical act. He'll premiere "never-before-heard" songs on the show, according to the…
Arielle Gordon / September 25, 2017

Watch Miguel Perform “Sky Walker” and “Come Through and Chill” on Colbert

Miguel was the musical guest on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night. The performance, which featured Miguel singing and playing bass, marked the live debut…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 21, 2017

Watch Chance The Rapper’s Surprise Appearance in Stephen Colbert’s Opening Song at the Emmys

Common may have beaten his fellow Chicagoan Chance The Rapper for the Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics Emmy Award, but Chance still got a spotlight…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / September 18, 2017

Watch the National Play “Day I Die” on Colbert

The National's seventh album Sleep Well Beast is out today, and last night the band appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to play its final advance track,…
Anna Gaca / September 8, 2017

Watch Feist Perform “Century” on The Late Show With Help From Stephen Colbert

Feist appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to deliver a spirited version of "Century," a herky-jerky, blown-out rock song from her…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 7, 2017

Paul Simon and Stephen Colbert Adapt “Feelin’ Groovy” For the Trump Era

Paul Simon stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to promote an upcoming project of re-recorded back tracks, and performed a lovely new take…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 25, 2017

Watch PJ Harvey Perform “The Community of Hope” on Colbert

There were two rare guest appearances on last night's Late Show with Stephen Colbert: conservative commentator "Stephen Colbert" celebrating the firing of Bill O'Reilly, and singer-songwriter PJ Harvey playing "The Community…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2017

Colbert’s Late Show Beats Fallon’s Tonight Show in Ratings for the First Time Since Debut Week

Stephen Colbert came in hot during his first full week hosting the Late Show since Trump's inauguration. The Late Show topped NBC's Tonight Show in the Nielsen race for…
Brian Josephs / February 7, 2017

Watch Stephen Colbert Evoke David Byrne While Covering the Talking Heads’ “Once in a Lifetime”

Noted Montclair, N.J. resident Stephen Colbert offered the Internets a treat during his appearance at a fundraiser for the Montclair Film Festival. The Late Show host…
Brian Josephs / February 6, 2017

Watch Stephen Colbert, Michael Stipe, James Franco Perform a 2016-Themed Take on R.E.M.’s “It’s The End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”

"Oh yeah, it starts with an outbreak/Zika and Harambe..." Stephen Colbert croons, as a collage of relevant images play behind him. On the Late Show…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 16, 2016

Watch Travis Scott Perform Two Songs Next to a Giant Robot Bird on Colbert

Travis Scott was the featured performer on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night, and he brought producer Mike Dean and what looked like a giant…
Andy Cush / December 9, 2016

Watch Stevie Wonder Perform “Don’t Worry Bout a Thing” and “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Colbert

For some, the chief attraction of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night would have been the Daily Show alum's collaboration with his old…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 8, 2016

Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel Make Their Own Versions of Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Video

Kanye West's "Famous" video features the rapper spread out in a bed alongside (maybe) wax doppelgängers of the world's most famous celebrities, including Taylor Swift, his wife Kim Kardashian,…
Brian Josephs / June 28, 2016
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