Stephen Colbert

Watch Stephen Colbert Spoof Mariah Carey’s NYE Performance Debacle On ‘The Late Show’

Rachel Sonis | January 4, 2017 - 11:23 am

Ah, yes. More »

Skrillex And Chance The Rapper Join Hundred Waters For “Show Me Love” Performance On ‘Colbert’: Watch

Rachel Sonis | June 8, 2016 - 9:07 am

Skrillex and Chance also remix Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue. More »

Coldplay Perform “Hymn For The Weekend” And “Up & Up” On ‘The Late Show’: Watch

Rachel Sonis | May 18, 2016 - 9:07 am

Watch the lively performances. More »

Jay Z Is Anti-Trump, According To ‘Last Week Tonight’ Host John Oliver

Christina Lee | March 15, 2016 - 12:23 pm

Apparently Jay Z ordered a “Make Donald Drumpf Again” cap from the late night TV host. More »

Kendrick Lamar Booked As Performer For Stephen Colbert’s First ‘Late Show’

Bianca Gracie | August 11, 2015 - 6:25 am

The rapper teams up with the television show once again. More »

Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert Sing “Ebony And Ivory” But ‘Ebony’ Is Not Present

Kathy Iandoli | February 23, 2013 - 10:12 am

Stephen Colbert was the special guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night (February 22nd). The playful interview started off with a little pre-Oscars beef, where Fallon and Colbert exchanged Papyrus greeting cards with each other and opened at the count of 23. To their surprise, the contents of both cards were invites…to each… More »

Ben Folds Five “Do It Anyway” On ‘The Colbert Report’

Robbie Daw | October 2, 2012 - 9:27 am

Ben Folds Five hit up The Colbert Report last night to promote their Top 10 album The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind, and they ended up talking about the jokey-but-not-funny (their words, not ours!) origin of the band’s name, the biggest changes (cell phones, Twitter) since they put out their last album, in… More »

Santigold Performs At ‘The Colbert Report’ Music Festival

Becky Bain | August 16, 2012 - 11:00 am

Stephen Colbert’s StePhest Colbchella ‘012: Rockaugustfest rocks on. After fun.and Grizzly Bear delivered stellar sets at politically-minded faux-conservative comedian’s music fest earlier this week, Santigold brought her Master Of My Make-Believe single “The Keepers” to the stage. Her dual backup dancers sashayed with suitcases as props while Santi performed her tale of suburban dystopia. Watch… More »

Fun. Perform “We Are Young” At StePhest Colbchella ‘012

Becky Bain | August 14, 2012 - 11:05 am

Comedy Central’s faux conservative pundit Stephen Colbert kicked off his second annual StePhest Colbchella ‘012: Rocktaugustfest this week, and rock trio fun. were the first band to perform at NYC’s Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The festival, which includes performances by Grizzly Bear, Santigold and The Flaming Lips, taped last Friday (August 10) with an audience… More »

Coldplay’s Chris Martin & Stephen Colbert Trade Comical Jabs

Robbie Daw | October 21, 2011 - 9:34 am

Before launching into performances of “Paradise” and “Up In Flames” on last night’s The Colbert Report, Coldplay’s Chris Martin sat down with Stephen Colbert for a bit of promo to support Mylo Xyloto (out next week), an album whose title is “Greek for Miley Cyrus,” according to the talk show host. The pair traded a… More »

Lupe Fiasco Gets Political On ‘The Colbert Report,’ Performs With Skylar Grey

Robbie Daw | May 10, 2011 - 8:18 am

After taking a political stand with his “Words I Never Said” video, Lupe Fiasco hit up The Colbert Report last night to perform the Lasers single with chorus crooner Skylar Grey and express his views on government power during a sitdown. “I’m a taxpayer, so it’s like that gives me a right to critique everybody,” More »

Cee Lo Says “Fox News” On ‘The Colbert Report’

Becky Bain | November 10, 2010 - 12:38 pm

Promoting his album The Lady Killer, the impeccably dressed Cee Lo Green stopped by The Colbert Report to perform his hit “F*** You“. Unlike his heavily censored performance on Letterman earlier this week, Cee Lo could sing his original, R-rated lyrics with carefree abandon. As a bonus, the singer replaced the song’s explecatives in an… More »

Gorillaz Appear On ‘The Colbert Report,’ Damon Albarn Trashes Simon Cowell

Robbie Daw | April 23, 2010 - 9:25 am

Recent Coachella performers Gorillaz appeared on The Colbert Report last night—or rather, the virtual band’s human “counterparts,” Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, did. The fact that 2D, Murdoc Niccals and the rest of the gang “stood up” Stephen Colbert ticked him off, so he sent his own dressed-down backup to interview Albarn and Hewlett, instead. More »

Stephen Colbert Raps With Alicia Keys, Jay-Z Put On Alert

Becky Bain | December 16, 2009 - 10:38 am

Alicia Keys performed “Empire State of Mind, Pt. II (Broken Down)” on The Colbert Report last night to promote just-released album The Element of Freedom. And Alicia had a very special guest rapper accompany her on the song—no, not Jay-Z. Someone even better.

Stephen Colbert threw on a hoodie and performed an original… More »

Justin Timberlake Gets A Very Special Emmy Nomination Box

Maura | July 16, 2009 - 9:30 am

Nominees for the 61st annual Emmy Awards were announced this morning, and while 30 Rock came away with the highest number of overall mentions, we should probably extend a bit of congratulations to the increasingly multitalented Justin Timberlake, who walked away with three nominations—two songs he contributed lyrics to received Outstanding Original Music honors, and… More »

Wilson On “Colbert” On Celine

Lucas Jensen | March 5, 2009 - 10:30 am

James Franco’s name-check of Carl Wilson’s ode to Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love on the Oscars’ red carpet was an unexpected brush with the mainstream for Wilson’s tome, not to mention the 33 1/3 “book-an-album” series. Las night, Wilson appeared on The Colbert Report to discuss his book, which I am anxious to squeeze… More »

Carl Wilson on Tonight’s ‘The Colbert Report’

Maura | March 4, 2009 - 11:30 am

Tonight on The Colbert Report: Toronto Globe &… More »

Maura | March 4, 2009 - 11:30 am

Tonight on The Colbert Report: Toronto Globe &… More »

Nas Brings His 600,000-Plus Signatures To Stephen Colbert’s Place

Maura | July 24, 2008 - 9:15 am

On the heels of the Fox News protest he led outside the NewsCorp Building and his album hitting No. 1, Nas stopped by the Colbert Report to chat with Stephen about why he was in a flame war with Fox and Bill O’Reilly in particular, the scrapped title of his album, and how the news… More »