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The Best Musical Guests on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' In 2019

Updated January 13, 2020 945 votes 103 voters 3.4k views55 items

List RulesVote up the best musical guests that have appeared on Ellen in 2019.

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Since everybody is already dancing, musical guests always meet the energy of The Ellen Show. Recent musical guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show come in many forms. Some Ellen musical guests are legends of classic rock while other best musical guests on The Ellen Show are buzz-worthy rappers. Some great Ellen Show musical guests are even up-and-coming pop stars.

Who are some of the recent best musical guests on The Ellen Show? Billie Eilish has to be near the top. On April 1, the superstar performed “When the Party's Over,” from her debut album WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?. Lizzo was also a great Ellen Show musical guest when she performed “Juice” on January 29.

Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson were one of the first Ellen Show musical guest of 2019 performing “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” in January. Other good 2019 Ellen performances include Culture Club, Robyn, and Chaka Khan.

How will we ever determine which Ellen Show performance is the best? Help us decide by giving your favorites a thumbs up.

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    K-pop, Hip hop

    September 25, 2019 - Performed "Oh My"

    Monsta X is a South Korean boy band formed in 2015 by Mnet survival show No.Mercy. The group is employed by Starship Entertainment and is composed of seven members: Shownu, Wonho, Minhyuk, Kihyun,...  more
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    Billie Eilish

    Art pop, Dark pop

    April 1, 2019 - Performed "When the Party's Over"

    Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell (born December 18, 2001), known professionally as Billie Eilish, is an American singer and songwriter signed to Interscope Records. Her first experience with...  more
  • 3

    Willa Amai

    May 28, 2019 - Performed "Trampled Flowers"

  • 4

    Brothers Osborne

    April 2, 2019 - Performed "I Don't Remember Me (Before You)"

  • 5

    Sheryl Crow

    Blues-rock, Pop music

    AlbumsSheryl Crow, The Globe Sessions, Tuesday Night Music Club, The Very Best Of (Bradypus Series), Feels Like Home

    June 6, 2019 - Performed "Live Wire"

    Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress. Her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, country, jazz, and blues. She has released ten...  more
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    April 5, 2019 - Performed "The Bones"

    Maren Larae Morris (born April 10, 1990) is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. She has released four studio albums. Her 2015 extended play, Maren Morris, charted on...  more
  • 7

    John Mayer

    Blues, Pop

    AlbumsContinuum, Room for Squares, Heavier Things, Battle Studies, Born and Raised

    March 1, 2019 - Performed "I Guess I Just Feel Like"

    John Clayton Mayer (; born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Mayer attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, but...  more
  • 8


    Pop punk, R&B

    AlbumsM!ssundaztood, I'm Not Dead, Funhouse, Dear Mr. President, Pink: Live in Europe

    April 22, 2019 - Performed "Walk Me Home"

    Alecia Beth Moore (born September 8, 1979), known professionally as Pink (stylized as P!nk), is an American singer and songwriter. Originally a member of the girl group Choice in 1995, LaFace Records...  more
  • 9

    Chaka Khan

    Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music

    AlbumsAsk Rufus, Come 2 My House, Rufus, Masterjam, Chaka

    March 13, 2019 - Performed "Like Sugar"

    Yvette Marie Stevens (born March 23, 1953), better known by her stage name Chaka Khan, is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Her career has spanned nearly five decades, beginning in the...  more
  • 10


    April 24, 2019 - Performed "No New Friends"

  • 11

    2 Chainz featuring Amerie

    May 29, 2019 - Performed "Rule the World"

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    Ella Mai

    R&B, Pop

    February 11, 2019 - Performed "Shot Clock" and "Boo'd Up"

    Ella Mai Howell (born November 3, 1994) is an English singer and songwriter. She is signed to DJ Mustard's label 10 Summers Records and has released three extended plays. Her most recent EP, Ready,...  more
  • 13

    Culture Club

    Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop

    AlbumsDo You Really Want to Hurt Me, Culture Club, Colour by Numbers, Move Away, Waking Up With the House on Fire

    January 30, 2019 - Performed "Life"

    Culture Club are an English rock group that formed in London in 1981. The band comprises Boy George (lead vocals), Roy Hay (guitar and keyboards), Mikey Craig (bass guitar) and Jon Moss (drums and...  more
  • 14

    YG ft. Tyga

    May 23, 2019 - Performed "Go Loko"

  • 15


    Indie pop, Soul music

    AlbumsTake Me To Church E.P., Sedated, Hozier

    April 9, 2019 - Performed "Almost (Sweet Music)"

    Andrew Hozier-Byrne, known as Hozier (born March 17, 1990), is an Irish musician and singer-songwriter from Bray, County Wicklow. In 2013, he released his debut EP, featuring the hit single "Take Me...  more
  • 16

    Jacob Banks

    March 20, 2019 - Performed "Chainsmoking"

    Jacob Banks is a British singer-songwriter from Birmingham. Jacob became the first unsigned act to ever appear on BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge. He supported Emeli Sande on her April 2013 UK tour. Jacob...  more
  • 17

    Zara Larsson

    Pop music, Soul music

    AlbumsIntroducing, Uncover, She's Not Me, Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself

    December 2, 2019 - Performed "Invisible"

    Zara Maria Larsson (, Swedish pronunciation: [²sɑːra ˈlɑːʂɔn]; born 16 December 1997) is a Swedish singer and songwriter. At the age of 10, she achieved national fame in Sweden for winning the 2008...  more
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    May 17, 2019 - Performed "Rescue Me"

  • 19

    Melissa Etheridge

    Blues-rock, Heartland rock

    AlbumsMelissa Etheridge, Brave and Crazy, I'm the Only One, Lucky, Brother Bear 2

    April 19, 2019 - Performed "Shaking"

    Melissa Lou Etheridge (born May 29, 1961) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge was released in 1988 and became an underground...  more
  • 20

    Missy Elliott

    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsUnder Construction, Supa Dupa Fly, Miss E ...So Addictive, Da Real World, This Is Not a Test!

    Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist. She embarked on her music career with all-female R&B group...  more
  • 21

    Maggie Rogers

    Pop, Art pop

    January 16, 2019 - Performed "Light On"

    Margaret Debay Rogers is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and producer from Easton, Maryland. She rose to fame after her song "Alaska" was played to Pharrell Williams during a master class at...  more
  • 22


    Electropop, Synthpop
    Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (born September 29, 1994), known professionally as Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. Her initial recognition came from her self-released music posted on social...  more
  • 23

    April 11, 2019 - Performed "Sweet But Psycho"

    Amanda Ava Koci, known professionally as Ava Max, is an American singer and songwriter. She is best known for her single "Sweet but Psycho", which topped the charts in seventeen countries. Max was...  more
  • 24


    Hip hop music, Synthpop

    AlbumsRobyn, Body Talk, Part 3, Robyn Is Here, Body Talk

    February 22, 2019 - Performed "Ever Again"

    Robin Miriam Carlsson (born 12 June 1979), known as Robyn (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈrɔbʏn]), is a Swedish singer, songwriter and record producer. She arrived on the music scene with her 1995 debut...  more
  • 25

    Rob Thomas

    Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul

    Albums...Something to Be, A New York Christmas, Cradlesong, ...Something More, This Is How a Heart Breaks

    April 3, 2019 - Performed "One Less Day (Dying Young)"

    Robert Kelly Thomas (born February 14, 1972) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead singer of alternative rock band Matchbox Twenty....  more
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