Halsey Performs “New Americana” on Colbert’s “Late Show” (Watch)

Halsey’s rapidly rising profile received another boost Friday.

The singer-songwriter, who is quickly becoming a bona fide music superstar, appeared as the musical guest on CBS’ “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

Halsey performed current radio single “New Americana” on the episode, which also featured appearances from “Late Late Show” host James Corden and Vice Media CEO Shane Smith.

Friday’s gig marked Halsey’s second performance on a major late night talk show. She headlined an Outdoor Mini Concert for ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” this past August

Halsey’s characteristically engaging performance follows:

Written by Brian Cantor

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