Halsey Performs “New Americana” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (Watch Now)

Halsey’s eagerly anticipated debut album “Badlands” arrives this Friday.

To celebrate the impending release and amplify the already-significant wave of fan excitement, the singer-songwriter headlined a mini-concert at Tuesday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

Halsey performed numerous “Badlands” tracks at the outdoor concert. Her rendition of radio single “New Americana” aired as part of Tuesday’s “Kimmel” broadcast.

In addition to showcasing Halsey’s characteristically alluring vocal tone and commanding stage presence, the performance also offered a window into her powerful rapport with fans. The majority of those in attendance were visibly engaged and energized by the performance; they also demonstrated a complete knowledge of the lyrics.

A video of Halsey’s performance follows.

Written by Brian Cantor

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