5 Star-Studded Moments From The 2016 Kennedy Center Honors

Stephen Colbert, Chris O'Donnell, Jeff Goldblum, and more headlined the annual event.
Posted on Dec 27, 2016 | 11:25pm
Undoubtedly, the 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, hosted by The Late Show's Stephen Colbert, was an event to remember, as very special guests paid tribute to this year's nominees: pianist Martha Argerich, rock legends the Eagles, actor Al Pacino, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples, and singer-songwriter James Taylor.

But what were some of the night's most memorable moments? Here are five highlights from the ceremony, featuring your favorite stars and public figures in the videos below.

Stephen Colbert is host to a wonderful evening:

Former U.S. president Bill Clinton honors James Taylor:


President Barack Obama, Al Pacino, and more rock out to "How Sweet It Is":


Chris O'Donnell honors Al Pacino with a special tango:


Jeff Goldblum pays tribute to Martha Argerich:


Want more? Watch the entire 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors event.