Music on TV this week: Beck; Kacey Musgraves; Angel Olsen; Alanis Morissette; Pharrell Williams

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Kacey Musgraves performing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Kacey Musgraves performing on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (Ellen Digital Ventures | Warner Bros. Entertainment)

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. We'll also post videos of performances as the week progresses.

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This week's schedule

This week, watch for new performances by Beck, Kacey Musgraves, Angel Olsen and Allen Stone. Sheryl Crow and Stevie Nicks perform together on both The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live this week. Alanis Morissette, who just announced a 25th-anniversary tour of of her landmark album, Jagged Little Pill, appears on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Charlotte, N.C., songwriter and rapper Jonathan Kirk, who performs as DaBaby, is the musical guest on Saturday Night Live.

Post-Thanksgiving, a few shows are in reruns; notable among them is the rebroadcast of Sam Fender's Oct. 21 debut on Late Night with Seth Meyers, airing this Thursday night.

Here's the complete rundown. Check your local listings for broadcast times (schedule subject to change).

Monday, December 2


Solange, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Ozuna, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

Louis Tomlinson, The Late Late Show with James Corden; note: rerun from Oct. 28 (CBS)

Lauren Daigle, Late Night with Seth Meyers; note: rerun from Oct. 7 (NBC)

Tuesday, December 3


Kacey Musgraves, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (network varies; check your local listings) | Listen to Looch: Talking about Kacey Musgraves, Feb. 5, 2019

Beck, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC) | Album Review: Beck, Hyperspace, by Jill Riley, Nov. 25, 2019

Burna Boy, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Toby Keith, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; note: rerun from Oct. 24 (CBS)

Les Savy Fav, Late Night with Seth Meyers; note: rerun from Oct. 10 (NBC)

Wednesday, December 4

Pentatonix, Good Morning America (ABC)

Sheryl Crow with Stevie Nicks, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (network varies; check your local listings)

Christmas in Rockefeller Center (NBC)

Angel Olsen, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC) | in studio at The Current, Nov. 12

Alanis Morissette, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Pharrell Williams, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

Thursday, December 5

Sheryl Crow with Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

Camila Cabello, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

The Weeknd, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

Kacey Musgraves, The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS) | Review and photos: Kacey Musgraves does it all at the Palace Theatre, Feb. 3, 2019

Sam Fender, Late Night with Seth Meyers; note: rerun from Oct. 21 (NBC) | Watch Sam Fender perform at The Current Day Party in Austin, Texas, March 15, 2019

Friday, December 6


Allen Stone, Today (NBC) | Allen Stone, "Brown Eyed Lover", Song of the Day, Dec. 2, 2019

Camila Cabello, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (network varies; check your local listings)

The Weeknd, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

George Salazar + Mj Rodriguez, The Late Late Show with James Corden; note: rerun from Oct. 1 (CBS)

Saturday, December 7

DaBaby, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Miguel; Alessia Cara, Austin City Limits; note: rerun from Nov. 3, 2018 (PBS)


Watch again: See last week's highlights.

External Links

Today - NBC
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - NBC
Late Night with Seth Meyers - NBC
A Little Late with Lilly Singh - NBC
Saturday Night Live - NBC

Jimmy Kimmel Live! - ABC
The View - ABC
Good Morning America - ABC

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert - CBS
The Late Late Show with James Corden - CBS
The Talk - CBS
CBS This Morning - CBS
CBS Sunday Morning - CBS

Independent Lens - PBS
Austin City Limits - PBS

Watch What Happens Live - Bravo
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah - Comedy Central
Busy Tonight - E!
Conan - TBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show - network varies; check local listings
The Real - network varies; check your local listings
Live with Kelly and Ryan - network varies; check your local listings
The Wendy Williams Show - network varies; check your local listings

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13 Photos

  • Beck on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
    Beck performs on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' on ABC on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (Randy Holmes/ABC)
  • Les Savy Fav performing on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'
    LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 898 -- Pictured: Jay Timothy Harrington of Les Savy Fav performs on October 10, 2019. (Lloyd Bishop/NBC)
  • Christmas in Rockefeller Center
    CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree at the 2018 Christmas in Rockefeller Center. (Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
  • Sheryl Crow
    Sheryl Crow's 11th album, 'Threads,' releases Aug. 30, 2019. (Dove Shore)
  • Angel Olsen performs in The Current studio
    Angel Olsen portrait at The Current. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Alanis Morissette performs on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1170 -- Pictured: Musical guest Alanis Morissette performs on December 4, 2019. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • Pharrell Williams on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
    Pharrell Williams performs on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (Kris Long/CBS)
  • Camila Cabello performing onstage
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Camila Cabello performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • Sam Fender performs on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'
    LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 899 -- Pictured: Musical guest Sam Fender performs on October 10, 2019. (Lloyd Bishop/NBC)
  • Allen Stone press photo
    R&B singer-songwriter Allen Stone released his latest album, 'Building Balance,' on Nov. 8, 2019, via ATO Records (Quinn Russell)
  • DaBaby performing onstage
    Songwriter and rapper DaBaby performs onstage at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on October 26, 2019. (Brad Barket/Getty Images)
  • Miguel performs on 'Austin City Limits'
    Miguel performs on "Austin City Limits" on PBS. (courtesy KLRU-TV/Austin City Limits. Photo by Scott Newton)
  • Alessia Cara on 'Austin City Limits'
    Alessia Cara performs on "Austin City Limits" on PBS. (courtesy KLRU-TV/Austin City Limits. Photo by Scott Newton)