Tracy Chapman Earns Rapturous Standing Ovation After Rare Live Performance of ‘Fast Car’ With Luke Combs

February 05, 2024

Decades after its initial release, “Fast Car” re-entered the charts when Combs’ cover of the track, infused with a country sensibility, became immensely popular in 2023. “The legendary Tracy Chapman, everybody,” Noah said, “Thank you so much for that! Thank you so much for that.”Before the performance, Combs spoke about Chapman’s legacy in a video centered around the song. Per Variety’s Hitmakers list, “Fast Car” was the fifth biggest song in the U.S. in 2023. “Fast Car,” however, is no stranger to the prestigious awards ceremony.