Live With Kelly: Gavin DeGraw “Sweeter” Performance


Live With Kelly: Gavin DeGraw “Sweeter” Performance

Gavin DeGraw is a New York singer-songwriter known for his many hit songs including “Chariot,” “Follow Through,” and “I Don’t Want To Be,” the theme song to the long-running CW show One Tree Hill. Gavin was recently also featured on season 14 of Dancing With the Stars, where he was partnered with pro dancer Karina Smirnoff. This morning, Gavin joined Bryant and Kelly to perform a song from his new album, Sweeter.

Live With Kelly: Gavin DeGraw Sweeter

Fresh off Dancing With The Stars, Gavin DeGraw performed "Sweeter" on Live With Kelly. (Helga Esteb /


The song that Gavin sang a new song off of the album called “Sweeter,” which is the album’s first single. Gavin has a very bluesy, soulful sound, which meshes perfectly with his live band. He even jumped into the audience, serenading a few audience members while he sang.

Gavin DeGraw: Karina Smirnoff DWTS

When Gavin finished performing, Kelly ran over and told him that she loves the song “Sweeter.” She also noted that he seems to groove with his mic stand a lot more now, after he starred on Dancing with the Stars.

He said that he pretends the stand is his Dancing pro partner, Karina Smirnoff, because he misses her. It is a bit stiffer than she is, though, as he pointed out.


Live With Kelly: Gavin DeGraw The National Underground

Gavin owns a bar called The National Underground on New York City’s Lower East Side, which he runs with his brother, Joey. Kelly asked who runs the bar when Gavin is on tour, simply because she needs to ensure that she will still get free drinks. Gavin said that his brother, who is more responsible than he is, runs the bar when Gavin is away. He also told Bryant and Kelly that their drinks are on him, anytime.

Gavin DeGraw: Colbie Caillat Summer Tour

Gavin is currently on a summer tour with Colbie Caillat. Colbie is a young singer-songwriter from Malibu, California, known for her hit songs such as “Bubbly.” You can catch Gavin and Colbie on tour all around the US this summer.


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