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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 »

“All About That Bass” is a great song. It is not a cool song, but hopefully by now we all realize cool is not the same thing as great. Meghan Trainor’s breakout single, which celebrates the sex appeal of larger women, is also not quite as smart or important as Trainor thinks it is –… More »

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Watch Ellie Goulding Breeze Through “On My Mind” On The Tonight Show

Look, I wasn't feeling Ellie Goulding's Delirium, but lead single "On My Mind" is undeniable -- basically a grade-A Police song infused with diva-pop bravado.
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2015 - 10:35 am

Jimmy Fallon Convinced Alanis Morissette This Was A Good Idea

Alanis Morissette's massive, important album Jagged Little Pill turns 20 this year, and our own Caitlin White wrote a great appreciation of it not long…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2015 - 9:34 am

Watch Jimmy Fallon Induct The Roots Into The Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk Of Fame

Less than two weeks ago, we saw Jimmy Fallon induct longtime friend and collaborator Justin Timberlake into the Memphis Music Hall Of Fame. Now, as…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2015 - 3:08 pm

Watch Mike Tyson Attempt Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Dance On The Tonight Show

Other than the top of the charts, Drake's "Hotline Bling" has been everywhere lately. That extends to The Tonight Show, where guest Mike Tyson attempted…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2015 - 11:19 am

Watch Jimmy Fallon Induct Justin Timberlake Into The Memphis Music Hall Of Fame

Memphis-born pop legend and record producer Justin Timberlake was inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame on Saturday by none other than longtime collaborator…
Grace Birnstengel | October 19, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Watch Neon Indian Return To Fallon With “Annie”

Neon Indian’s new album, VEGA INTL. Night School, comes out at the end of the week (but is streaming now!), and they stopped by Jimmy
James Rettig | October 13, 2015 - 9:10 am

Watch Talib Kweli & Rapsody Debut “Every Ghetto” With The Roots On The Tonight Show

Because the Roots are the house band, The Tonight Show is always going to be a safe space for graduates of the late-'90s underground-rap wave.
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2015 - 10:04 am

Watch Chvrches Perform “Leave A Trace” On Fallon

Chvrches just released their ridiculously good sophomore album Every Open Eye, and last night, the Scottish trio stopped by The Tonight Show to perform lead…
Peter Helman | October 3, 2015 - 10:47 am

Watch Black Simon & Garfunkel Sing “Can’t Feel My Face” With White Garfunkel

On The Tonight Show, the Roots members ?uestlove and Captain Kirk Douglas have a recurring bit called Black Simon & Garfunkel. They dress in mock…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2015 - 8:46 am

Watch Big Grams Perform “Fell In The Sun” With The Roots On Fallon

Big Grams is the supergroup formed by ATLien Big Boi and electropop duo Phantogram, and their debut self-titled EP is out today. Earlier this week…
Caitlin White | September 25, 2015 - 11:24 am

Watch Chris Cornell Perform “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” On Fallon

Chris Cornell's first solo album since 2009, Higher Truth, comes out today, and to celebrate he stopped by The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. We've…
James Rettig | September 18, 2015 - 10:14 am
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