Chris Stapleton Takes ‘Saturday Night Live’ ‘Higher’

Watch the acclaimed singer-songwriter and his band on “White Horse” and a solo acoustic performance of “Mountains Of My Mind.”

By Nate Todd Apr 15, 2024 11:34 am PDT

Chris Stapleton was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this past weekend. The acclaimed singer-songwriter performed two cuts off his November 2023 studio album, Higher.

Chris Stapleton co-produced Higher with his wife Morgane Stapleton and longtime collaborator Dave Cobb. The album arrived on November 10, 2023.


Stapleton began his third SNL appearance with Higher’s sole advance single, “White Horse,” which recently garnered the singer-songwriter two Grammys for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song. The guitarist was joined by Morgane on vocals/tambourine , drummer Derek Mixon, bassist Jarrod Travis, guitarist Mike Eli LoPinto and pedal steel legend Paul Franklin.

Stapleton then went solo acoustic for Higher closer “Mountains Of My Mind.” Watch Chris Stapleton perform “White Horse” and “Mountains Of My Mind” below:

White Horse

Mountains Of My Mind


Chris also joined host Ryan Gosling and SNL cast members Ego Nwodim, Chloe Fineman and Chloe Troast for the musical comedy sketch, “Get That Boy Back.” Check that out:

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