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Watch: Audra McDonald and Stephen Colbert Sing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” on “The Colbert Report”

Audra McDonald & Stephen Colbert, December 2012

Audra McDonald helped ring in the holiday season when she joined Stephen Colbert to sing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” on The Colbert Report on Comedy Central last night. Watch the performance below.

McDonald was recently named the official host of the landmark PBS series Live From Lincoln Center and will host seven broadcasts through spring 2013, starting with “The Richard Tucker Opera Gala” this Thursday, December 13, and including the New York Philharmonic’s New Year’s Eve Gala, “One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch,” on Monday, December 31. She will also perform in the New Year’s Eve live telecast. To find Live From Lincoln Center on a PBS station near you, visit

Earlier this year, McDonald won the Tony Award for Best Actress for her role in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, thereby joining Julie Harris and Angela Lansbury as the only performers in Tony history to win five awards.

Audra McDonald has recorded four solo albums for Nonesuch Records: Way Back to Paradise, How Glory Goes, Happy Songs, and Build a Bridge.

Watch Audra McDonald and Stephen Colbert perform "Baby It's Cold Outside" here:


Why Audra's Happy Songs album is not on itunes with all her albums? Was trying to get it today but could not find.

 Good question, Vinicius! We will look into that. In the meantime, it is available as MP3s in the Nonesuch Store at

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