Creating Saturday Night Live: Live Music - SNL

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  • David Müller
    David Müller  17 hours back

    surprised they didn't show the rage against the machine performance...

    • J Ewert
      J Ewert  4 days back

      Arcade Fire has always been lights out on SNL

      • j bre
        j bre  2 weeks back

        Lyndsey Shookus’s mouth moves, her eyes blink, but everything else stays so still. It’s unnerving.

        • DN4Man
          DN4Man  3 months back

          The amount of Foo Fighters in this video is GREAT. I appreciate everything that goes on at SNL. The true unsung heros of television right here.

          • JonasDash
            JonasDash  3 months back

            It's a shame that the music acts by and large in the last several year are top 40 pop and rap / hip hop acts.

            There are a lot of other styles of music out there that people should hear besides top 40 mainstream shit.

            SNL should try to ensure at least a third of the musical guests are new and unheard of acts. One third being the big name legacy acts that have multiple albums/years of quality, and one third being the the current hot acts.

            • wikiHow Badge
              wikiHow Badge  4 months back

              I love these! But as a viewer I prefer the unique set designs versus plain SNL stage. I think one of the greatest things about that stage is it can be changed for so many artists

              • Tybalt Baddie
                Tybalt Baddie  5 months back

                I didn’t know Queen performed. I saw that and cried. 7:45

                • David Williams
                  David Williams  5 months back

                  If only those Kanye West ballerina performances were on YouTube. I really want to watch them again.

                  • Jordan Gingold
                    Jordan Gingold  5 months back

                    wow this team's role in production is CAKE compared to literally every other department.....

                    • April Simnel
                      April Simnel  5 months back

                      Kudos to you guys! I've watched SNL for over 40 years, ever since I was a kid. I'd usually sneak out of bed, and would try to keep the volume down on the big TV in our living room because I was supposed to be asleep, for one, and not watching at all, for another. I was always looking to see who the musical guest was. SNL is how I first heard of Paul Simon.

                      I remember the Bowie performance; I was 9. I didn't quite know who he was then, just that the whole thing was "weird". It took me until seeing it again as an adult fan to realize what Bowie pulled (out) at the end of the "Boys Keep Swinging" number. When I'd seen it as a kid, I thought he was just making the puppet dance. HA! I remember the first Prince appearance, also, and all the kids at school that Monday were like, "What *is* that guy?!"

                      Keep up the great work! And bring on Anderson .Paak again!

                      • Ian Gardiner
                        Ian Gardiner  5 months back

                        Sad that so many of today’s music guests are crap.

                        • Jeff Davis
                          Jeff Davis  5 months back

                          7:32 - Ashlee Simpson gave you a thumbs down on this

                          • Keaton Ray
                            Keaton Ray  5 months back

                            Fishbone, easily, has one of the best performances on SNL. Their energy is insane!

                            • Alex Gurl
                              Alex Gurl  5 months back

                              Should talked more about Kanye

                              • nick bridgman
                                nick bridgman  7 months back

                                No Mac Miller cameo?

                                • faunaflage
                                  faunaflage  7 months back

                                  Remember that performance of "Rocking in the Free World" by Neil Young? Remember that performance of "Radio Radio" by Elvis Costello? Remember that performance of "Bastards of Young" by the Replacements? Remember that performance of "Chasing Pavements" by Adele? I do, and SO many more. Thank you for all the musical inspiration over the years. Even during SNL's so-called 'bad years' there was never a dip in the musical guests.

                                  • spim randsley
                                    spim randsley  7 months back

                                    I member kd lang back about 1988.. just fecking nailed it.

                                    • Laura S
                                      Laura S  7 months back

                                      The acts that have come thru....
                                      AMAZING!!!!!👏😁

                                      • Will Raasch
                                        Will Raasch  7 months back

                                        so much work for something I skip every time

                                        • Nicholas Yu
                                          Nicholas Yu  7 months back

                                          Jessie J’s performance of “Momma knows best”. I never heard of her until she performed on SNL. Youtube it, it’s awesome.

                                          • Gregory Spevack
                                            Gregory Spevack  7 months back

                                            Back in the early days it was great, really cutting edge. Now its too corporate, they don't take chances anymore

                                            • notvalidcharacters
                                              notvalidcharacters  7 months back

                                              Who is that last band at 7:56?

                                              • Ed F booboo
                                                Ed F booboo  7 months back

                                                Very few musical acts that debuted on SNL ever went anywhere. Most have been one hit wonders.

                                                • Ed F booboo
                                                  Ed F booboo  7 months back

                                                  Kanye West is a talent-less hack

                                                  • Don Brown
                                                    Don Brown  7 months back

                                                    Realistically, I usually leave the room and check my email during the music break, which is usually shitty, and come back for the news segment, which is usually good. Then I shut the show off and go to bed.

                                                    • MVP
                                                      MVP  7 months back

                                                      thank you SNL for everything :)

                                                      • Andrew Hryhirchuk
                                                        Andrew Hryhirchuk  8 months back

                                                        Yeezy Brought Me

                                                        • HoneyBoney
                                                          HoneyBoney  10 months back

                                                          2:36 Can somebody tell me the name of the song Please 😭😭 The audio and the image are not the same

                                                          • Rine Berkhart
                                                            Rine Berkhart  11 months back

                                                            Vista Kicks next!!!!!!!

                                                            • Inspector Steve
                                                              Inspector Steve  11 months back

                                                              No way they went to a Kanye West performance to check him out. His last performance on SNL where he sang "I Love It" was horrible. His speech at the end was great though.

                                                              • Ellen ms
                                                                Ellen ms  12 months back

                                                                Yeaaaa whooooo.. 👍😎

                                                                • Jonathan Gardner
                                                                  Jonathan Gardner  12 months back

                                                                  I was really hoping they were going to say anything about the Ashlee Simpson incident.

                                                                  • Jason Mullinder
                                                                    Jason Mullinder  1 years back

                                                                    Last few years i walk out and make a coffee while the musical guests perform, 70's 80s, 90s there were amazing Rock bands on SNL. Now it's like hipster cafe background music for discussing Huffpost articles

                                                                    • Brian Smith
                                                                      Brian Smith  1 years back

                                                                      BLAH blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah the music hasn't been decent for over a decade...and FUCK the Foofoo fuckers

                                                                      • Ivan Ivanovitch
                                                                        Ivan Ivanovitch  1 years back

                                                                        Too bad about what happened to the comedy part. RIP.

                                                                        • Cory Harrison
                                                                          Cory Harrison  1 years back

                                                                          Thanks for doing this

                                                                          • Bob Marley
                                                                            Bob Marley  1 years back

                                                                            Watching the musical guest and wondering why they keep grabbing their crotches. Why aren't white people allowed to masterbate while singing? Hmmm. All this bs is coming to light.

                                                                            • Salim Sivaad
                                                                              Salim Sivaad  7 months back

                                                                              Oh, White folks are allowed to grab their cocks too while they’re onstage! It’s just that they’re understandably nervous...so with the shrinkage White dicks are really hard to find.

                                                                          • Thabiso Stanley Giyo
                                                                            Thabiso Stanley Giyo  1 years back

                                                                            tupac at 7:50

                                                                            • Hilo Happy
                                                                              Hilo Happy  1 years back

                                                                              They should bring Panic! At the disco again, the last time was 2008 and Brendon urie is a great live performer

                                                                              • Maggie's Mama
                                                                                Maggie's Mama  1 years back

                                                                                These behind the scenes videos are the BEST!! You guys have one of the coolest jobs in the world!!
                                                                                Loved all the clips you chose.

                                                                                • Reed Oka-MacLaren
                                                                                  Reed Oka-MacLaren  1 years back

                                                                                  Wonder what went wrong with Migos

                                                                                  • Leon Noel
                                                                                    Leon Noel  1 years back

                                                                                    Chance's hat on her desk

                                                                                    • hipnhappenin
                                                                                      hipnhappenin  1 years back

                                                                                      Those elaborate shows always felt weird to me because I know the SNL soundstage is rather intimate. Must be weird to go all out when you’re playing for maybe only 100s of people.

                                                                                      • hipnhappenin
                                                                                        hipnhappenin  1 years back

                                                                                        Isn’t that Ben Afflecks new girlfriend?

                                                                                        • Debbie Vernon
                                                                                          Debbie Vernon  1 years back

                                                                                          You can tell if an artist is truly talented if they can pull off SNL

                                                                                          • Derick Snow
                                                                                            Derick Snow  1 years back

                                                                                            These behind the scenes segments are awesome. The interviews are good and the old clips go deep into the vault. I wanna see that bizarre David Bowie performance in full!

                                                                                            • Andrey Leader
                                                                                              Andrey Leader  1 years back

                                                                                              Great video! Thanks SNL

                                                                                              • Midnight Pupils
                                                                                                Midnight Pupils  1 years back

                                                                                                Does SNL have a playlist of only the musical guest? That would be fantastic to watch! This video is so cool!