Update - Check out the musical guests on Colbert in 2020!
This list contains videos and information about the 2019 musical guests on Stephen Colbert. Recent musical guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert come in many forms. Some Colbert musical guests are legends of classic rock while other best musical guests on Stephen Colbert are buzz-worthy rappers. Some great Colbert Show musical guests are even up-and-coming pop stars.
Who are some of the recent best musical guests on Stephen Colbert? Of course, BTS has to be near the top. The K-pop superstars performed “Make It Right” on May 17, 2019. They also sat down for an interview and recreated the Beatles iconic TV debut during their Late Show appearance. Fellow K-poppers BLACKPINK also stopped by Colbert in 2019 to perform “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” on February 11th.
Spike Jonze directed Karen O and Danger Mouse's March 18, 2019, Colbert set in the style of a live music video. Other great 2019 Late Show musical guests include Cage the Elephant, Future, and The National.
Which recent Late Show performance is the best? Vote your favorites to the top of this list.
Albums: 2 Cool 4 Skool, DARK&WILD, SKOOL LUV AFFAIR SPECIAL ADDITIONBangtan Boys, also known as BTS, is a seven member South Korean boy group formed by Big Hit... more on Wikipedia
May 17, 2019 - Performed "Make It Right" from their EP Map of the Soul: Persona.
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February 11, 2019 - Performed "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" from their album Square Up (EP).
Albums: Fill a Heart, Foreword, P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing), Handmade Songs By Tori KellyVictoria Loren Kelly (born December 14, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and... more on Wikipedia
August 14, 2019 - Performed "Sorry Would Go a Long Way" from her album Inspired by True Events.
Albums: In My Mind, In My Mind: The Prequel, ADD SUV, G I R L, Frontin'Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (; born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter... more on Wikipedia
December 4, 2019 - Performed "Letter to My Godfather", from the film The Black Godfather
Albums: Thomas Rhett, It Goes Like This, Something to Do With My Hands, It Goes Like ThisThomas Rhett Akins, Jr., better known by his stage name Thomas Rhett, is an American country... more on Wikipedia
December 11, 2019 - Performed "Notice" from his album Center Point Road.
Albums: Cracked Rear View, Hootie & the Blowfish, Fairweather Johnson, Musical Chairs, Kootchypop"Hootie" is a nickname for the following people: Hootie Ingram (born 1933), former Clemson... more on Wikipedia
May 1, 2019 - Performed "Hold My Hand" from their album Cracked Rear View.
Albums: Graceland, Still Crazy After All These Years, So Beautiful or So What, Paul Simon, The Rhythm of the SaintsPaul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.... more on Wikipedia
April 15, 2019 - Performed "That Was Your Mother" from his album Graceland.
Albums: Are We There, Tramp, Taking Chances, Because I Was in Love, LeonardSharon Katharine Van Etten (born February 26, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
December 19, 2019 - Performed "Seventeen" from her album Remind Me Tomorrow, featuring Norah Jones.
Albums: Live at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London (Deluxe Companion), Babel, Mumford & Sons, iTunes Festival: London 2010Mumford & Sons are a British rock band from London, England, formed in 2007. The band consists... more on Wikipedia
March 7, 2019 - Performed "Beloved" from their album Delta.
Albums: The 1975, Music for Cars, Sex, iTunes Festival: London 2013, FacedownThe 1975 is an English indie rock band formed in Manchester. The group consists of Matthew... more on Wikipedia
November 18, 2019 - Performed "Frail State of Mind" from their upcoming album Notes on a Conditional Form.
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February 18, 2019 - Performed "Blood and Rockets" from their album South of Reality.
Albums: The Eraser, Harrowdown Hill, Spitting Feathers, The Eraser Rmxs, ThisThomas Edward Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician and was born in... more on Wikipedia
November 14, 2019 - Performed "Daily Battles"
Albums: Nick of Time, Nine Lives, Fundamental, Silver Lining, Longing in Their HeartsBonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer, guitarist, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia
May 8, 2019 - Performed "Angel from Montgomery" from her album Streetlights.
Albums: Gordon, Barenaked for the Holidays, Maybe You Should Drive, Disc One: All Their Greatest Hits (1991–2001), Everything to EveryoneThe Barenaked Ladies are a Canadian rock band, formed in 1988 in Scarborough, Ontario. The... more on Wikipedia
May 16, 2019 - Performed "Big Bang Theory Theme."
Albums: Version, Here Comes the Fuzz, Record Collection, Just (feat. Alex Greenwald), ValerieMark Daniel Ronson (born 4 September 1975) is a British–American musician, DJ, songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
June 13, 2019 - Performed "Late Night Feelings"
Albums: Sweet Baby James, A Christmas Album, James Taylor at Christmas, Never Die Young, HourglassJames Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A... more on Wikipedia
May 2, 2019 - Performed "Carolina in My Mind" from his self-titled debut album.
Albums: Siamese Dream, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, Oceania, Gish, AdoreThe Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from... more on Wikipedia
August 7, 2019 - Performed "Knights of Malta" from their album Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun..
Albums: Need You Now, Lady Antebellum, A Merry Little Christmas, Need You Now, Own the NightLady A (formerly known as Lady Antebellum) is an American country music group formed in... more on Wikipedia
November 21, 2019 - Performed "Ocean" from their album of the same name.
- 810Lewis Capaldi (born October 7, 1996) is a Scottish singer and songwriter originating from... more on Wikipedia
June 5, 2019 - Performed "Someone You Loved" from his album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent.
Albums: Where the Wild Things Are, Pinky's Dream, I Shot the Sheriff, The Moon Song, Immigrant SongKaren Lee Orzolek (born November 22, 1978), is a South Korean-born American singer,... more on Wikipedia
March 18, 2019 - Performed "Woman" from their collaborative album Lux Prima.
Albums: Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space, Let It Come Down, Songs in A&E, Amazing Grace, Pure PhaseSpiritualized are an English space rock band formed in 1990 in Rugby, Warwickshire by Jason... more on Wikipedia
June 4, 2019 - Performed "I'm Your Man" from their album And Nothing Hurt
Jessie BuckleyJessie Buckley (born 28 December 1989) is an Irish singer and actress. Her career began in... more on Wikipedia
June 18, 2019 - Performed "Glasgow (No Place Like Home)"
Albums: Thank You, Happy Birthday, Cage the Elephant, Melophobia, Ain't No Rest for the WickedCage the Elephant is an American rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky, that formed in 2006.... more on Wikipedia
April 18, 2019 - Performed "Ready to Let Go" from their album Social Cues.
- 57Mikaela Straus (born December 19, 1998), known by her stage name King Princess, is an American... more on Wikipedia
November 7, 2019 - Performed "Hit the Back" from her album Cheap Queen.
October 10, 2019 - Performed "Not" from their album Two Hands.