Watch Leon Bridges' Soulful 'Coming Home' Performances on 'SNL'

Leon Bridges performs in Berlin
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Leon Bridges performs live during a concert at the Kesselhaus on Sept. 14, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. 

Soul singer Leon Bridges made his Saturday Night Live debut on Dec. 5 performing songs from his critically-acclaimed 2015 debut album, Coming Home.

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Bridges, who’s drawn comparisons to Sam Cooke and Otis Redding, used the SNL stage to perform the gospel-tinged "Smooth Sailin'" and soulful “River.” Both tracks appear on Coming Home, which debuted at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums earlier this summer.

In late November, Bridges had another high-profile television appearance when her performed alongside Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at the American Music Awards.

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Next up, SNL will feature musical guests Chance the Rapper on Dec. 12 and Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band on Dec. 19.