Darren Criss: Millennials Want One Thing At A Piano Bar

  • Published on Aug 10, 2018
  • When he plays at his piano bar, 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story' star Darren Criss says there's a type of song that millennials freak out over after the first couple notes.
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Comments • 551

  • Solane
    Solane Day ago

    I love Darren
    He's the best

  • Charlie Blake
    Charlie Blake 2 days ago

    Okay but we all know where he got falling off things and rolling on the ground for every line from... *cough* Draco *cough*

  • heyjubes
    heyjubes 24 days ago

    I never thought that Harry Potter would be like James Bond, Dracula or Sherlock Holmes, where people have a "preferred actor" for that character. I like Daniel Radcliffe but I must say, Darren is my HP.

  • Jim English
    Jim English Month ago

    Such a talent.

  • alabamaslammer2222
    alabamaslammer2222 Month ago

    Why is he trying so hard to hide his sexuality? Genuinely interested why??

  • leah aprosta
    leah aprosta 2 months ago

    Stephen Colbert is the best host!

  • Blanca Melendez
    Blanca Melendez 2 months ago

    My gosh he is so pleasant!!

  • jees
    jees 2 months ago

    I'm so jealous of how outgoing and easy going he is

  • whateveruresolve2be
    whateveruresolve2be 2 months ago

    And he actually did take them and is now a winner πŸ˜πŸ’–

  • Becca Antoine
    Becca Antoine 2 months ago

    I want to be where the people are..... at Tramp Stamp Grannies!!

  • WeAreBeautifulandSick
    WeAreBeautifulandSick 2 months ago

    I just love Darren.

  • kalachuchaii
    kalachuchaii 3 months ago

    classic darren. still doesn’t know the lyrics to any disney song he so often sing. harry freakin potter is totally awesome

  • Maria IsabelCarreon
    Maria IsabelCarreon 3 months ago

    I can show you the world πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸŽΉπŸ’ƒπŸ•ΊπŸ’–πŸ’–β™₯️β™₯οΈπŸ’Ÿβ€οΈπŸ’“πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™β™₯οΈπŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ’–β™₯οΈπŸ’Ÿβ€οΈπŸ’“I keep singing it, I keep dancing my favorite singer criss

  • Maria IsabelCarreon
    Maria IsabelCarreon 3 months ago

    All of me πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸŽΉπŸ’Ÿβ€οΈβ™₯οΈπŸ’Ÿβ€οΈπŸ’–β™₯οΈπŸ’Ÿβ€οΈπŸ•ΊπŸ’ƒπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“

  • Ray19Ph
    Ray19Ph 3 months ago +1

    little did he know that he would in fact deny John Legend his EGOT... X3

  • Isabella Poretsis
    Isabella Poretsis 4 months ago


  • Darren Criss fan D.C
    Darren Criss fan D.C 4 months ago

    Darren Criss is so sweet and I love that dancing

  • m cn,
    m cn, 4 months ago

    goddd i love him

  • Kris
    Kris 4 months ago +1

    SPOILER ALERT: He wins the Emmy. And John Legend gets his EGOT anyway. Don't we all love a happy ending?

  • Eide Lahe
    Eide Lahe 4 months ago

    Now, he's an Emmy winner πŸ˜‚πŸ‘‘

  • Emily F
    Emily F 4 months ago

    Geez they're two peas in a pod

  • Anish S
    Anish S 4 months ago +2

    Yeah, I totally know him from Glee...
    *Kicks aside pile of Red Vines*

  • Jerrica Benton
    Jerrica Benton 5 months ago

    omg, i'd pay to see those outtakes. take my money murphy lol

  • Shahaf Carmieli
    Shahaf Carmieli 5 months ago

    Know him from Glee? He's Harry Freakin' Potter !

  • marika m
    marika m 6 months ago

    millenials don't want disney songs, millenials want darren to do more avps songs at piano bars

  • Layla Kattau
    Layla Kattau 6 months ago

    It's lit...I believe the kids say.πŸ˜‚ I love himπŸ’ž

  • Π“Π°Π»ΠΈΠΌΠ° Айдарканова

    i fu cking love this guy. he's the next big thing. i called it

  • Sheepdog Knight
    Sheepdog Knight 6 months ago

    My wife's grandmother was Dorothea Redmond and was Disney royalty. She was the first female set production designer and designed Disney Main St, The Space Needle and the restaurant at LAX. You can see her work in a lot of the Disney movies. She was a tremendously talented artist and lived to be 98 years old. Her husband was Harry Redmond Jr whom, along with his father, brought the movie business from New York to Hollywoodland. He live to be 101.

  • Sheepdog Knight
    Sheepdog Knight 6 months ago

    He robbed John Legend of his EGOT!!! πŸ‘

  • Lucy
    Lucy 6 months ago

    Well he's delightful.

  • hridi
    hridi 7 months ago

    HE WON ❀️❀️❀️

  • vi b
    vi b 7 months ago

    i'm like a proud mom i swear

  • Melanie Ngai
    Melanie Ngai 7 months ago

    From Star Kid, to Blaine to Andrew Cunanan in American Crime Story, and Emmy Nominee to Emmy Winner! YAY! And the first Filipino-American to win an Emmy as well.

  • kppancake
    kppancake 7 months ago +1

    And he actually won!!

  • Milo Graamans, pianist
    Milo Graamans, pianist 7 months ago +1

    I appreciate that he acknowledged the band.

  • Reb Reb
    Reb Reb 7 months ago

    Proud of you Darren omfg

  • LoveShiaGDSN
    LoveShiaGDSN 7 months ago

    You think he would sing AVPM songs at his piano bar?? I would cry

  • tulleybeard
    tulleybeard 7 months ago

    wow so proud of my child

  • LucΓ­a SΓ‘nchez
    LucΓ­a SΓ‘nchez 7 months ago

    Absolutely love him and this interview, it is hilarious!

  • or pinko
    or pinko 7 months ago +1

    he won now. really proud of him (:

  • Xhoose
    Xhoose 7 months ago

    I lost it when the "Disney lawyers came out of their crypts" part came up XDDD I hope he does Another Potter Reunion again! That shows hilarious XD

  • Missy Barbour
    Missy Barbour 7 months ago

    Harry Potter messing up the words to Little Mermaid was specifically formulated to snatch my 90's kid soul personally.

  • Rara Zap
    Rara Zap 7 months ago


  • Erynn Claxton
    Erynn Claxton 7 months ago

    Spoilers. He won. He did not fall down the stairs.

  • sammicat121195
    sammicat121195 7 months ago

    He plays weird covers of Disney songs?? Who does that??

  • quwueen
    quwueen 7 months ago +1

    im surprised most people know him as harry potter lol

  • Will Kailantrophy
    Will Kailantrophy 7 months ago

    I loved his β€œhey, man”. Every time.

  • lifeofawombat
    lifeofawombat 7 months ago

    we don't prefer gandalf, merlin or oz

  • Krista Johnson
    Krista Johnson 7 months ago

    god, youtube nerds are like the most loyal nerds

  • Lucy Latorre
    Lucy Latorre 7 months ago

    I wonder how many Starkid songs he’s played on that piano

  • Amy Velasquez
    Amy Velasquez 7 months ago


  • Ada Wagner
    Ada Wagner 7 months ago +31

    I cant believe this man went from playing Harry Potter in an unauthorized college Harry Potter musical to nominated for an emmy twice
    Edit: and wINNING AN EMMY!!!

  • Emily Harvey
    Emily Harvey 7 months ago

    Because he's Harry freaking Potter!

  • Chriss R
    Chriss R 7 months ago

    me, very quietly, as stephen introduces darren: "it's harry freakin' potter~"

  • anna burke
    anna burke 7 months ago +1

    One of Darren Criss's first videos on RUclip was a cover of "Part of Your World" I love his old Disney covers!

  • Jackie
    Jackie 7 months ago +1

    "if you win, will you please fall down the stairs?"
    you're coming for Jennifer Lawrence's brand there, Colbert.

  • Anke Jl
    Anke Jl 7 months ago +2

    He's so dreamy!!!

  • :/:/
    :/:/ 7 months ago +2

    I knew that piano man was coming. πŸ˜‚

  • Kate Ellenberger
    Kate Ellenberger 7 months ago +4

    So glad he got the beard so the dancing didn't renew my fears

  • Sharon Titus
    Sharon Titus 7 months ago +2

    Decades later and I finally learned what the actual words are to that song.

  • imoGenGrace
    imoGenGrace 7 months ago +5


  • Aderinsola Adesida
    Aderinsola Adesida 7 months ago +1

    Aha! So now I know where I can meet him. I just need to be able to afford getting to Hollywood - and accommodation- and transport to the bar...But now it is possible 😁

  • Michelle Arroyo
    Michelle Arroyo 7 months ago +3

    I know him from Starkid Potter! Never really watched Glee.

  • Sara
    Sara 7 months ago

    Part of Your World was the first song I ever memorized on purpose. I was six, or maybe five. Thanks for reminding me, Darren.

  • vickanhp8
    vickanhp8 7 months ago +9

    Our lil wizard is all grown up

  • you I
    you I 7 months ago +1

    omg he fell and everyone laughed ... that's so sad.

  • Hannah Hensley
    Hannah Hensley 7 months ago +2

    I am personally offended that other people only know him from Glee.

  • Adelina Raggio
    Adelina Raggio 7 months ago +1

    He’s nominated for a freaking Emmy and all they let him talk about is that stupid bar. I can’t even.

  • Jamie Paul
    Jamie Paul 7 months ago

    Nothing but respect for MY Harry Potter

  • Gaby Escalante
    Gaby Escalante 7 months ago

    I didn't know that he was nomined for an emmy, that's fantastic! ❀

    • Stephanie L
      Stephanie L 7 months ago

      Yep, and (knocks on lots of wood so as not to jinx it) he's very much the favorite to win as well :D It will be 1000% well deserved if he does win- his performance in ACS Versace was so freaking amazing!

  • Ty Armitage
    Ty Armitage 7 months ago

    i miss David letterman this guy i a nerd

  • Rawan The Bookworm
    Rawan The Bookworm 7 months ago +2

    This is totally awesome

  • Writing Talk
    Writing Talk 8 months ago +4


  • D. Foxx
    D. Foxx 8 months ago

    I was wondering why the band was playing the song "Jump"...I forgot Darren's last name is Criss....it all makes sense now.

  • Maya Reads
    Maya Reads 8 months ago +8

    Back to gryffindor hufflepoof ravenclaw SLYTHERIN !

    • Lose My Marbles
      Lose My Marbles Month ago

      I’M SORRY WHAT’S IT’S NAME?!?!?!

    • Rawan The Bookworm
      Rawan The Bookworm 7 months ago

      Maya Reads Back to the place where the story begins at HOGWARTS HOGWARTS

  • Audrey
    Audrey 8 months ago

    Did he just say "what's the word, burr" ???

  • K M
    K M 8 months ago +1

    Harry freakin' Potter was on glee?

  • no po
    no po 8 months ago

    I didnt watch but is it Billy Joel's Piano Man?

  • KherMoon
    KherMoon 8 months ago +3

    This was totally awesome 😎

  • Yokie Miller
    Yokie Miller 8 months ago

    Disney lawyers were just taken out of their crypt...ha!

  • camila villarreal
    camila villarreal 8 months ago

    I wish I could go to his piano bar

  • Abigail Chorley
    Abigail Chorley 8 months ago +6

    I want to go to that bar and request Get Back to Hogwarts.

  • Kate Cosette
    Kate Cosette 8 months ago +2

    β€œIf you win the Emmy... will you please fall down the stairs”

  • Xenolilly
    Xenolilly 8 months ago

    Darren you keep looking at the camera!

  • Martina Sisto
    Martina Sisto 8 months ago

    Does anyone know the name of the song that’s played at beginning and at the end?

  • Steve Denson
    Steve Denson 8 months ago

    This host has been very entertaining over the years, but he lacks a sense of how to conduct a meaningful interview. Too often he makes the moment about himself rather than the guest.

  • Emily
    Emily 8 months ago

    Omg imagine Blaine playing teenage dream

  • beterbutz
    beterbutz 8 months ago +15

    This guy is amazing in the Murder of Gianni Versace. Probably the most talented actor from the new generation I have seen so far.

  • Julissa Velilla
    Julissa Velilla 8 months ago

    Jon in the background ahaha aw

  • Steve Louis
    Steve Louis 8 months ago

    Loved the mime of the Disney lawyers. Nicely thought.

  • Megan Grace
    Megan Grace 8 months ago

    β€˜It’s her bar’

  • kiara young
    kiara young 8 months ago

    Block without demand fifth beat hunt actor tight hook currently.

  • Maya Dekoven
    Maya Dekoven 8 months ago +6

    It’s so nice to see that Harry Frekin Potter has grown up and gotten himself into showbiz

  • Enter Thepoke
    Enter Thepoke 8 months ago


  • Mr. Morris
    Mr. Morris 8 months ago

    RIP Jonny.

  • Ito Tube Gaming
    Ito Tube Gaming 8 months ago


  • Aurora Cook
    Aurora Cook 8 months ago

    I'm disappointed that it wasn't The Black Parade, by MCR, tbh

  • Gypsy thehoneybee
    Gypsy thehoneybee 8 months ago

    Darren Criss....freaks me out ever since he played Gianni Versace's killer.....he just does. Love Stephen Colbert.....John Legend deserves the EGOT.....

  • callen
    callen 8 months ago

    OMFG MY BABY IS BACKπŸ˜­πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ’•πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  • chukmok
    chukmok 8 months ago

    Wow I'm a loser too, this guy is so relatable maybe he can come to my college and speak and then get drunk and high off pills with me and my friends later that same night