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It never topped Billboard’s Hot 100, didn’t receive any Grammy nominations, and wasn’t among YouTube’s 10 most popular music videos this year, but in 2015 Drake’s “Hotline Bling” dominated online culture like no other song.

This huffy, nineteen85-produced one-off had an inauspicious mid-summer debut on Beats 1’s OVO Sound Radio, where it was… More »

We’ve been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music’s biggest names, and it’s looking like many of them will finally arrive this fall. Probably. Maybe? Whether or not Q4 turns out to be Yeezy Season, it should definitely be blockbuster season for the music industry if all goes according to plan. More »

Football season is pretty awkward this year. There’s a widespread unease about watching our modern gladiators destroy each other when so many of them have been accused of battering women and children lately — that is, if the whole concussion thing didn’t already have you feeling vaguely queasy about otherwise amazing moments like this. A… More »

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The Tonight Show’s LA Week Books The Weeknd, Dead & Co, & Zayn’s Solo TV Debut

You know how Jimmy Kimmel Live will occasionally tape a big week of shows in Brooklyn? Well, Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show is about to do…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2016 - 8:55 am
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Watch Sia, Natalie Portman, & Jimmy Fallon Sing “Iko Iko”

Sia was the musical guest on last night's Jimmy Fallon, and the singer -- who will release her new album This Is Acting tomorrow --…
James Rettig | January 28, 2016 - 9:50 am
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Watch Wet’s Lovely Tonight Show Performance

Yesterday, our own Chris DeVille wrote a great column about pop, indie, and groups like the Massachusetts trio Wet, who seem to be caught between…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2016 - 9:25 am
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Watch Jimmy Fallon Sing “Hotline Bling” As ’70s Bob Dylan

Jimmy Fallon has a recurring bit in which he impersonates Neil Young covering various modern pop hits including Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair" and Iggy…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2016 - 9:20 am
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Watch Kendrick Lamar Debut “Untitled 2″ On Fallon

Back in December 2014, Kendrick Lamar appeared on one of the final episodes of The Colbert Report, and he took the opportunity to debut a
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2016 - 8:47 am
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Watch The Cast Of Star Wars Sing “Stayin’ Alive” On The Tonight Show

You already know Jimmy Fallon is going to cram as much Star Wars: The Force Awakens content onto his show has he possibly can. Last…
Tom Breihan | December 22, 2015 - 8:59 am
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Watch Bruce Springsteen’s Fallon Interview And SNL Promos With Tina Fey & Amy Poehler

Big week for Bruce Springsteen fans! Last night, The Boss was on Jimmy Fallon and, while he didn't perform himself, he did sit down for…
James Rettig | December 18, 2015 - 10:26 am

Watch Chris Stapleton Perform “Sometimes I Cry” On Fallon

Chris Stapleton is rounding out a banner year for both country music as a whole and himself: He released his debut album, Traveller (which we…
James Rettig | December 18, 2015 - 9:52 am
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Watch Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, & The Force Awakens Cast Sing Star Wars

Jimmy Fallon may have finally reached Peak Jimmy Fallon on last night's Tonight Show, coming out with the absolute Most Viral Shit Ever. A Peak…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 9:01 am
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Watch Gwen Stefani Perform “Used To Love You” With The Roots On Fallon

On Thursday night, Gwen Stefani appeared on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon to perform her recent single "Used To Love You," which was inspired…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2015 - 11:38 am
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Watch The Flaming Lips Play “Bad Days” On Fallon

The Flaming Lips guested on The Tonight Show yesterday and performed "Bad Days" off of 1995's Cloud Taste Metallic, which turned 20 this year and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 1, 2015 - 10:17 am
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Watch Jimmy Fallon & Rashida Jones Sing Holiday Versions Of The Year’s Pop Hits

Rashida Jones guested on The Tonight Show this week to sing a mash-up of Holiday remixes with Jimmy Fallon. The duo parodied the biggest pop…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 27, 2015 - 1:03 pm
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Watch Adele & The Roots Play “Hello” On Classroom Instruments

We've already heard a few different versions of Adele's universe-inhaling power ballad "Hello." We've heard it with Rick Ross rapping on it. We've heard dance…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2015 - 8:52 am
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Watch Adele Take Over The Tonight Show

Adele continued her media saturation campaign Monday, following up her SNL appearance by basically taking over NBC's other famous late-night franchise. On The Tonight Show,…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2015 - 9:25 am
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Watch Erykah Badu Perform With The Roots On Fallon

Last night, Erykah Badu sat in with the Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. During the episode, she performed a number of songs…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 5:50 pm
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Watch Jeff Lynne’s ELO Perform “Mr. Blue Sky” And “When I Was A Boy” On Fallon

Earlier this year, Jeff Lynne revived Electric Light Orchestra as Jeff Lynne's ELO to release another album, Alone In The Universe, the first attributed to…
James Rettig | November 19, 2015 - 9:50 am
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Watch Tinashe’s Smooth, Heavily Choreographed Tonight Show Performance

There was a moment, during Tinashe's performance on last night's Tonight Show, when the singer was mid-dance routine and one of her backup dancers tossed…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 9:27 am

Watch A Tribe Called Quest Reunite On Fallon

A Tribe Called Quest just celebrated the 25th anniversary of their seminal debut LP People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm with a reissue,…
Peter Helman | November 14, 2015 - 11:17 am
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A Tribe Called Quest To Reunite On The Tonight Show This Friday

A Tribe Called Quest, one of the greatest rap groups of all time, broke up in 1998 and then reunited in 2008, but they haven't…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 4:48 pm
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