The Tonight Show

Watch the Roots Perform “Super Mario Bros.” Theme With Shigeru Miyamoto

The Roots get to let their inner nerd out every once in a while as The Tonight Show's house band—like when Questlove cheesed after hitting Phil Collins'
Brian Josephs / December 8, 2016

Watch Busta Rhymes, the Roots, and Joell Ortiz Perform “My Shot” From The Hamilton Mixtape

On last night’s The Tonight Show, Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz, and the Roots performed "My Shot" from The Hamilton Mixtape. It’s a fine performance, but…
Taylor Berman / December 6, 2016

Watch Miranda Lambert Perform “Vice” on The Tonight Show

Miranda Lambert stopped by Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show last night to perform "Vice," the lead single from her new double-LP, The Weight of These Wings, which…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 18, 2016

Watch Alicia Keys Perform “Blended Family” with Young M.A on Fallon

Alicia Keys celebrated the release of her sixth studio album, Here, with a live performance of "Blended Family (What You Do For Love)" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The album…
Anna Gaca / November 5, 2016

Jimmy Fallon Plays With Donald Trump’s Hair, Laughs His Way to the Apocalypse

Human hashtag Jimmy Fallon put on his big boy suit and interviewed Donald Trump on last night's Tonight Show. Faced with a living, breathing existential threat to America…
Andy Cush / September 16, 2016

Dua Lipa Performed a Sinuous ‘Hotter Than Hell’ on ‘Fallon’

Last night's musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon was none other than 20-year-old pop up-and-comer Dua Lipa. The singer performed a straight-up…
Dan Weiss / August 3, 2016

Phantogram Bring an Angular ‘You Don’t Get Me High Anymore’ to ‘Fallon’

Phantogram have a new single, "You Don't Get Me High Anymore," and their newly announced album Three is officially on the way. All that remains was…
Anna Gaca / June 17, 2016

DJ Shadow Brings Run the Jewels to ‘Fallon’ for ‘Nobody Speak’

Musical guest DJ Shadow was joined by Run the Jewels on last night's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, performing their collaboration "Nobody Speak" with a live horn section. (Perhaps…
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2016

Madonna Keeps it Old School With ‘Borderline’ (and President Obama) on ‘Fallon’

It was Throwback Thursday for Madonna on last night's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Backed by the Roots, the Queen of Pop delivered a slowed-down, souled-up version of…
Anna Gaca / June 10, 2016

Watch Grimes Perform an Unforgettable ‘Flesh Without Blood’ on ‘Fallon’

Even the biggest Grimes skeptic's heart had to be warmed last night when Jimmy Fallon introduced the electro-pop polymath as proudly writing and producing all…
Dan Weiss / May 5, 2016

D’Angelo Delivers Beautiful Rendition of Prince’s ‘Sometimes it Snows in April’ on the ‘Tonight Show’

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon had two noted Prince scholars on its set last evening. There was the Roots drummer ?uestlove, who played a tribute DJ…
Brian Josephs / April 27, 2016

Future Performs ‘Wicked’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Prolific marble-mouthed rapper Future was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this Thursday, and he took the occasion to perform "Wicked," a cut from…
James Grebey / April 15, 2016

Zara Larsson Gives Memorable Performance of ‘Never Forget You’ on ‘Tonight Show’

SPIN's been a fan of 18-year-old Swedish pop phenomenon Zara Larsson for a while now, but it's only recently that her bold collaboration with MNEK, "Never Forget…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

New BFFs Ice Cube and Common Perform Together on ‘The Tonight Show’

After a storied beef that lasted years, rappers Ice Cube and Common have buried the hatchet and are co-starring in the film Barbershop: The Next…
Dan Weiss / April 12, 2016

Michael Stipe to Perform on ‘The Tonight Show’

Michael Stipe will perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (March 29), marking a return to late-night television for the former R.E.M.
Colin Stutz / March 27, 2016
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