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Watch Drake, Haim, & Sia Read Mean Tweets About Themselves On Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel Live aired another edition of its ridiculously popular Mean Tweets series, and it was their second one that focused exclusively on musicians. Drake, Haim, Sia, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, and more read some harsh tweets from the dark recesses of the internet. For example: "Drake… More »

By: James Rettig / February 3, 2015 - 12:19 am

Jimmy Kimmel To Pair Morris Day With Haim, Weezer With ZZ Top On “Mash Up Mondays”

Starting next month, Jimmy Kimmel Live! will debut "Mash Up Mondays," a new musical performance series that will pair two very different artists as a one-time-only supergroup. "Wee-Z Top" will kick off the series on Monday 2/2 -- if you didn't guess already, that's a combination of "Weezer" and "ZZ Top." 2/9 brings "Morris Day… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / January 29, 2015 - 4:21 pm

Watch The Decemberists Sing YouTube Comments On Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Before going the traditional route and performing a track from their new album, the Decemberists did something a lot more fun on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live. They decided to set some choice Youtube comments to song, creating something close to a musical equivalent of Kimmel's Celebrities Read Mean Tweets series. Some comments they put… More »

By: James Rettig / January 23, 2015 - 8:37 am

Watch Jenny Lewis & Ryan Adams Play Kimmel Together

There was a lot happening on late-night TV last night, but we should not discount the rare chance to see Jenny Lewis singing next to Ryan Adams, the man who co-produced most of her great 2014 album The Voyager. Adams and Lewis have been touring and performing together lately. And last night, when Lewis wa… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2014 - 9:13 am

Watch Alt-J Perform “Every Other Freckle” and “Left Hand Free” On Kimmel

Alt-rockers Alt-J released their sophomore album, This Is All Yours, a few months back, and they made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel last night to perform two tracks from it. They did "Every Other Freckle" and "Left Hand Free" on Kimmel's massive outdoor stage. Watch the performances below. More »

By: James Rettig / December 16, 2014 - 9:41 am

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Rock Convincingly On Kimmel

Remember when the Smashing Pumpkins did "Zero" on Saturday Night Live? Remember how great that was? People should put the Smashing Pumpkins on TV more often. Even if sometimes they do stuff like this. Further evidence: Billy Corgan and his current backing band were on Jimmy Kimmel Live, playing the outdoor festival stage and doing… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 11, 2014 - 12:48 pm

The Killers & Jimmy Kimmel – “Joel, The Lump of Coal” Video

The Killers have a tradition of releasing a charity Christmas single every year, and this year, they reached out to fellow Las Vegas native Jimmy Kimmel to help out. In the video below, we see the fruits of their collaborative songwriting session. The members of the Killers are no threat to host SNL anytime soon,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 2, 2014 - 9:34 am

Watch The New Basement Tapes Play Two Songs On Kimmel

The New Basement Tapes -- which features Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, and Mumford & Sons' Marcus Mumford, among others -- is a supergroup that exists entirely to finish up unfinished songs from Bob Dylan and the Band's Basement Tapes. The group released its own Lost On The River album recently, and they've… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 20, 2014 - 9:52 am

Watch Courtney Love Tell Jimmy Kimmel About Making Up With Dave Grohl

Courtney Love has been taking a lot of acting jobs lately, and last night, she was on Jimmy Kimmel Live in a strictly nonmusical capacity. In her interview with Kimmel, she talked a bit about becoming friends, once again, with her old legal foe Dave Grohl. She patched things up with Grohl a bit at… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 19, 2014 - 9:32 am

Watch Tears For Fears Play “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” & “Sowing The Seeds Of Love” On Kimmel

Tears For Fears released "Sowing The Seeds Of Love" on their 1989 record The Seeds Of Love, and last night they performed the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The band also performed their classic "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" from 1985's Songs From The Big Chair, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year. More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Watch Conor Oberst Zigzag Toward The Light On Kimmel

Conor Oberst stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to perform Upside Down Mountain track "Zigzagging Toward The Light." It's a faithful performance that suggests Oberst and his band would go over well at jam band festivals these days. Watch footage below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 12, 2014 - 10:14 am

Watch Spandau Ballet Make Their First U.S. TV Appearance In Almost 30 Years On Kimmel

Spandau Ballet performed their 1980s hit single "True" and a new song called "This Is The Love" on Jimmy Kimmel last night. It was the British new wave group's late-night debut and their first U.S. television appearance since 1985 when they played on Soul Train. They were there to promote their new greatest hits collectio… More »

By: James Rettig / November 11, 2014 - 9:51 am

Watch The Flaming Lips Bring The Beatles To Kimmel

The Flaming Lips wore their best Wizard Of Oz costumes for their performance on Kimmel last night. They did two covers from their Sgt. Pepper's tribute album, With A Little Help From My Fwends, with help from Morgan Delt and Grace Potter. Watch them perform "With A Little Help From My Friends" and "Lucy I… More »

By: James Rettig / November 1, 2014 - 12:03 pm

Watch Blood Orange And Samantha Urbani Perform “It Is What It Is” On Kimmel

Blood Orange and Samantha Urbani were the musical guests on last night's Kimmel, and they brought four backup dancers with them. They sang Cupid Deluxe track "It Is What It Is" and gave a thoroughly mesmerizing performance with some very involved dancing. Hynes even does a guitar solo near the end. They also wore two… More »

By: James Rettig / October 29, 2014 - 9:51 am

Watch Taylor Swift Shut Down Hollywood Boulevard On Kimmel

Every once in a long while, Jimmy Kimmel Live gets a musical guest too big for its outdoor festival stage, and it has to throw up a stage in the middle of Hollywood Boulevard and wreck Los Angeles traffic for the day. That happened last night. Taylor Swift's pop monolith 1989 looms ever closer, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 24, 2014 - 9:33 am

Watch Tinashe & Schoolboy Q Perform “2 On” On Kimmel

Earlier this week, the L.A. singer Tinashe released Aquarius, maybe the year's best R&B album. And last night, she was on Jimmy Kimmel Live, with guest rapper Schoolboy Q, to perform her breakout single "2 On." That song came out way back at the beginning of the year, but it's had remarkable staying power, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 10, 2014 - 9:21 am

Watch Weezer Break Out The Dual Guitar Solo On Kimmel

Yesterday, Weezer released their new album Everything Will Be Alright In The End. I haven't read a single person claiming that the album sucks, and it's been a long time since I've been able to say that about a Weezer album. So that should be cause for a celebration, and last night, the band marked… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 8, 2014 - 9:35 am

Watch Disclosure & Mary J. Blige Team Up And Kick Ass On Kimmel

The alliance between Disclosure and Mary J. Blige isn't anything anyone could've predicted, but it's been yielding awesome things for the better part of a year now. Blige showed up on a new version of "F For You," a highlight from Disclosure's Settle album, at the beginning of the year. They, in turn, produced "RightMore »

By: Tom Breihan / October 3, 2014 - 8:53 am

Watch Mastodon Bring Guitar Faces To Kimmel

People within the metal underground are always worrying that their scene is getting too friendly or commercialized. And to those people, I say: Don't you want to see a bunch of face-tatted swamp-monster-looking motherfuckers ripping through faces on late-night TV? Because that's what we got last night, and it was pretty great. Mastodon, who just… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 16, 2014 - 9:34 am

Watch Sharon Van Etten Play “Break Me” And “Tarifa” On Kimmel

Sharon Van Etten stopped by Jimmy Kimmel on Friday night to perform two songs from her fantastic new album Are We There. She did emotional and low-key performances of "Tarifa" and "Break Me." You can watch video of both below. More »

By: James Rettig / August 31, 2014 - 11:17 am
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