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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 Courtney Barnett Kick Ass On The Tonight Show

Courtney Barnett reliably brings it every time she shows up on TV, and last night was no exception. She was on The Tonight Show to…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2015 - 9:06 am

Watch A$AP Rocky Do “L$D” & “Jukebox Joints” With The Roots On The Tonight Show

A few weeks ago, A$AP Rocky released At.Long.Last.A$AP, one of 2015's great nighttime-driving albums. And last night, he made his first late-night TV appearance to…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2015 - 8:38 am

Kacey Musgraves – “Biscuits” Video

Same Trailer, Different Park, the 2013 album from the country singer Kacey Musgraves, was one of the breeziest and smartest and most charming mainstream country…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Watch Alabama Shakes Pour Their Souls Out On Jimmy Fallon

Alabama Shakes' fantastic sophomore album Sound & Color recently made it all the way up to No. 1 on the Billboard charts, and they stopped…
James Rettig | June 9, 2015 - 10:06 am


Chris DeVille | June 4, 2015 - 6:27 pm

Watch Florence + The Machine Perform “Ship To Wreck” On Jimmy Fallon

Florence + The Machine just released their really solid new album How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, and Florence Welch is starting to make the…
James Rettig | June 3, 2015 - 8:58 am

Jimmy Fallon Imagines An Ed Sheeran Album Even Worse Than X

British wimp-folk superstar Ed Sheeran might not be as big as his friend Taylor Swift yet, but he his big enough for Jimmy Fallon to…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2015 - 9:27 am

Watch Sting Sing “Roxanne” Ragtime Style With Jimmy Fallon, “Every Breath You Take” With James Corden

Sting popped up on two late-night TV shows this week to do old Police songs in new ways. First, he appeared on The Late Late
James Rettig | May 23, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Watch Janelle Monáe & Jidenna Do “Yoga” With The Roots On Fallon

A few years ago, Janelle Monáe teamed with the Roots to cover Jimi Hendrix on Jimmy Fallon's Late Night show. Monáe and the Roots have…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2015 - 9:03 am

Watch Faith No More Perform “Superhero” Dressed In All-White On Fallon

Faith No More locked down some coordinated outfits for their appearance on Jimmy Fallon last night, wearing all-white while surrounded by flowers that seemed to…
James Rettig | May 14, 2015 - 9:30 am

Watch Death Cab For Cutie Do “The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive” On Fallon

After an appearance on Kimmel at the beginning of last month, Death Cab For Cutie continued their late-night talk show circuit in support of Kintsugi
James Rettig | May 12, 2015 - 8:53 am

Watch Highlights From The Tonight Show’s All-U2 Episode

Last night’s episode of Jimmy Fallon was dedicated to all things U2, after they had to cancel their scheduled week-long residency last year in the…
James Rettig | May 9, 2015 - 10:34 am

Watch Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Perform “Lock All The Doors” On Fallon

Noel Gallagher took a break from sounding off about pop culture for a minute to perform on last night's episode of Jimmy Fallon. The former…
James Rettig | May 7, 2015 - 8:47 am

Watch Fetty Wap & The Roots Play “Trap Queen” On The Tonight Show

"Trap Queen," the single from the Paterson, New Jersey sing-rapper Fetty Wap, has had quite a journey, graduating from street hit to genuine crossover smash.
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2015 - 8:51 am

U2 Busked In The NYC Subway Last Night

U2 will make their rescheduled Tonight Show appearance this Friday and, since the show isn't taping that day, the band has been getting segments ready…
James Rettig | May 5, 2015 - 9:37 am

Watch Jack Black & Jimmy Fallon Recreate Extreme’s “More Than Words” Video

Extreme's video for the 1990 if-you-really-loved-me-we'd-fuck power ballad "More Than Words" is one of those absolutely ineffable early-'90s pop culture artifacts. If you were the…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2015 - 7:07 am

Watch Blur Play “Tender” With Jimmy Fallon Backstage At The Tonight Show

When Blur played The Tonight Show last week, the whole massive expanded ensemble reconvened backstage to record an unplugged rendition of "Tender," the timeless opening…
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2015 - 5:07 pm

Bono Recreated His Bike Accident With Jimmy Fallon For Tonight Show Sketch

Bono suffered a serious hand injury in a Central Park bike crash last year, one that he's still struggling with as U2 prepare to launch…
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2015 - 11:43 am

Watch My Morning Jacket Play “Compound Fracture” On Jimmy Fallon

My Morning Jacket's new album, The Waterfall, comes out next week, and they made a celebratory stop by The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon last…
James Rettig | May 2, 2015 - 9:59 am

U2 Have Rescheduled Their Cancelled Tonight Show Visit For Next Week

U2 are getting ready to embark on a worldwide tour in a few weeks, but they’re tying off some loose ends stateside first. Back i…
James Rettig | May 1, 2015 - 6:44 pm
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