U2, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Tim McGraw lock in Tonight Show performances

Jimmy Fallon will roll out his new "Tonight Show" era with some major musical wattage.

Jimmy Fallon will roll out his new "Tonight Show" era with some major musical wattage.

Fallon's first week behind the New York "Tonight Show" desk will feature musical performances from U2, Tim McGraw, Arcade Fire, Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga.

Justin Timberlake, a frequent visitor to Fallon's "Late Night" set and partner with Fallon on their viral "History of Rap" performances as well as several "Saturday Night Live" skits, will be the sole guest on Fallon's first Friday night.

Fallon will launch the new "Tonight Show" on February 17th, following the lead-in of NBC's Olympics coverage.

The guest schedule for Jimmy Fallon's first week hosting the "Tonight Show:"
Monday, 2/17: Will Smith with musical guest U2
Tuesday, 2/18: Jerry Seinfeld and Kristen Wiig with musical guest Lady Gaga
Wednesday, 2/19: Bradley Cooper with musical guest Tim McGraw
Thursday, 2/20: First lady Michelle Obama and Will Ferrell with musical guest Arcade Fire
Friday, 2/21: Justin Timberlake will be sole guest and musical performer.

 

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