"I never practice, I only perform," Chance the Rapper says on the saintly Coloring Book cut 'Blessings.' And we see it. Everything the Chicago artist does is his own off-brand of performance art, whether it's his socially-conscious tweets, introspective interviews or live performances. And it's kind of infectious.

If no one else is going to say it, let us be the first: Chance the Rapper is the music world's Mr. Congeniality and one of the best live performers out right now. From smaller venues to a world tour in just a year, his incredible growth is evident in the hoards of fans that have bought tickets to come out to watch the spectacle live.

But it's also the stages on TV sets in your living rooms that have earned ample notoriety. From Saturday Night Live debuts to emotional tributes at the ESPYs, here are Chance the Rapper's top five TV performances:


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1. 'Blessings (Reprise)' on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Earlier this week, Chance went above and beyond after accepting an invitation to perform on Fallon. The year's musical MVP used his free time away from travelling the world on his Magnificent Coloring World tour to not only reunite a group of his musical friends on stage, but to offer up a reprise to his Coloring Book anthem, 'Blessings.' The stage lights lit up the faces of Chance, Ty Dolla $ign, D.R.A.M., Anthony Hamilton and Raury, who accompanied their friend with incredible background vocals and instrumentation before the performance came to a (now trademarked) choral close with support from Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment. What did we do to deserve a moment like that on late night television?


2. 'Angels' premiere on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Fans were patiently waiting for new music from Chance the Rapper when it was announced that he would be performing live on Stephen Colbert. It was exactly one year ago. Before the Coloring Book roll-out. When Chance's branded "3" hat was initially a Chicago White Sox snapback. There, alongside Chicago rapper Saba and notable dancers D-Low and DJ Oreo, Chance offered a live world premiere of what would be known as his lead single, 'Angels.' After bouncing around the Colbert studio and dancing fervently, he sent the song to all streaming services with a free download offered on iTunes. Because that's just Chance.


3. 'No Problems' on The Ellen Show

Chance just needs a microphone and his jig and he seems to be able to bring each stage to life. But the spitter was really able to show us what he's capable of with a full theatrical set for him and his dread-head rapper friends, Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz to destroy on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last month. The three artists tore around the mock record label office and made a powerful statement, considering Chance has remained an independent artist, while Weezy has continued to battle his Cash Money label in a multi-million dollar lawsuit. "The stage design and performance on Ellen was something I pitched to a few award & TV shows. They all said no so THANKS ELLEN LOVE YOU," Chance tweeted. We're glad it came to fruition.


4. Muhammad Ali tribute at 2016 ESPYs

We lost a lot of legends this year, including the boxing great Muhammad Ali. And it was Chance who was chosen to honour the sports icon with a performance of a brand new song at the ESPY Awards. And they made the right decision. The Chicago rapper delivered a soft and moving song, backed by a full choir and his favourite collaborators Donnie Trumpet, Jamila Woods, Peter Cottontale, and Teddy Jackson. The detail of performing in front of a hanging boxing ring microphone just pushed it over the edge.


5. 'Summer Friends' on Good Morning America

Chance's Coloring Book cut 'Summer Friends' is about the innocence of summer juxtaposed with the violence in his hometown of Chicago. And he delivered a stunning live performance of the track on Good Morning America, while backed on vocoder by Francis Farewell Starlite (of Francis and the Lights) and piano from Social Experiment usual Peter Cottontale. This one was powerful.


6. 'Sunday Candy' on Saturday Night Live

In December of last year, Chance the Rapper made his Saturday Night Live debut during a Chris Hemsworth-hosted episode, where he not only performed Surf-cut favourite 'Sunday Candy,' alongside the Social Experiement, but he premiered new song 'Somewhere in Paradise.' He was so excited about the opportunity, he tweeted out the short list of rappers who have performed on the iconic improve show before. And that excitement was evident during the night's live performances.