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Janet Jackson to Debut New Single

Appearance Marks Jackson’s First Late Night Performance in 14 Years

Global music superstar Janet Jackson is set to debut her new single, “Made for Now,” in collaboration with Daddy Yankee, on the Friday, Aug. 17 telecast of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

The appearance marks Jackson’s first performance on late-night television in 14 years. She last served as musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” in 2004. This will also be Jackson’s first appearance on “The Tonight Show” with Fallon as host.

From Universal Television and Broadway Video, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Gerard Bradford, Mike DiCenzo and Katie Hockmeyer. Jamie Granet-Bedermanproduces. “The Tonight Show” tapes before a live studio audience from Studio 6B in 30 Rockefeller Center.

ABOUT JANET JACKSON
Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has earned her six Grammy Awards, two Emmy Award nominations, a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination, as well as dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has also received many accolades as an actress, including an NAACP Best Supporting Actor Award. Jackson is a published author, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of the biggest-selling artists in popular music history. With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. Her music and artistry have opened doors through which other top artists have followed, many acknowledging her impact on their musical perceptions.

ABOUT DADDY YANKEE

Daddy Yankee remains one of the most recognized and influential names in urban music and Latin dance. He was named one of the most influential Hispanics in the world by both CNN and Time magazine. He has sold more than 17 million albums and has over 60 million fans combined on his social networks. Daddy Yankee is considered the King of Reggaeton and continues to reign with the recent global success of “Despacito,” which was named the most-streamed song and most-watched video of all time, and most recently “Dura,” the second most-watched video in 2018. He was also named Billboard magazine’s Top Latin Artist of 2017. Other global hits by Daddy Yankeeare “Gasolina,” “Rompe” and “Limbo,” among others.

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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, DWAYNE JOHNSON, ‘THIS IS US’ CAST JOIN ‘THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON’ ON FEB. 4 LIVE POST-SUPER BOWL TELECAST

 “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” will host a star-studded guest lineup in Minneapolis for its special post-Super Bowl episode on Sunday, Feb. 4, including Justin Timberlake, Dwayne Johnson and the cast of NBC’s hit series “This Is Us.” 

Following his third Super Bowl halftime performance, Timberlake will appear as both talk and musical guest in support of his fourth solo album, “Man Of The Woods,” set for release on Feb. 2. Also joining Fallon during the special broadcast will be film star Dwayne Johnson and “This is Us” castmates Milo VentimigliaMandy MooreSterling K. BrownChrissy Metz and Justin Hartley.

The show will air live from the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis following NBC’s broadcast of Super Bowl LII, an original episode of “This Is Us” and late local news.

From Universal Television and Broadway Video, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Gerard BradfordMike DiCenzo and Katie Hockmeyer. Jamie Granet-Bederman produces. “The Tonight Show” tapes before a live studio audience from Studio 6B in 30 Rockefeller Center.

TONY & GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LESLIE ODOM JR. PERFORMS AT THE 2017 VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW TONIGHT ON CBS

DELUXE EDITION OF SIMPLY CHRISTMAS OUT NOW

ODOM JR. RECENTLY PERFORMED ON THE MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE AND WILL PERFORM AT CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER

ODOM JR. IS SET TO PERFORM ON TARAJI’S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS AIRING ON FOX ON DECEMBER 14

Award-winning vocalist Leslie Odom Jr. will perform on the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show airing tonight on CBS, and worldwide tomorrow, November 29th. Merging fashion, fantasy and entertainment, the lingerie runway show includes iconic musical performances, pink carpet interviews and model profiles. Taking place in Shanghai, China, other performers include, Harry Styles, Miguel and Jane Zhang. Last year’s event garnered 1.4 billion viewers and more than 150 billion media impressions worldwide.

In support of the recently released deluxe edition of his critically acclaimed album Simply Christmas, Odom Jr. performed at the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on the Sesame Street float, and is set to perform at Christmas in Rockefeller Center. Up next, he will perform on the all-star holiday musical special, Taraji’s White Hot Holidays airing on FOX on December 14. He also performed a sing along with the PS22 Chorus of Public School 22 in New York. The chorus has performed with a multitude of musical acts (e.g. Katy Perry, O.A.R and Carrie Underwood) and has had celebrated appearances on numerous national and international broadcasts throughout the years after its videos gained worldwide attention. To date, the chorus’s videos have been watched more than 75,000,000 times. Odom Jr. will also be a part of Live From Lincoln Center which will be filmed in front of audiences at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center this December, and air on PBS nationwide in 2018.

Simply Christmas, the stunning album of reinterpreted holiday classics, debuted at #1 on the Soundscan and Billboard Jazz charts last year. The deluxe edition, which is out now, features four new songs including, “Please Come Home For Christmas,” “Edelweiss,” which was arranged by GRAMMY nominee Michael McElroy, and features Odom Jr.’s wife of 5 years, an accomplished performer in her own right, Nicolette Robinson, and “The Christmas Waltz,” featuring a brand new arrangement by Emmy-winning and GRAMMY nominated arranger Rob Mathes. Simply Christmasshowcases Odom Jr.’s soulful jazz versions of Christmas classics and follows his successful self-titled jazz debut. Full track listing below.

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Simply Christmas Track Listing

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

First Noel

My Favorite Things

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

The Christmas Song

Merry Christmas Darling

Winter Song

Ave Maria

Please Come Home For Christmas

Christmas (from The Who’s Tommy)

Edelweiss

The Christmas Waltz

About Leslie Odom Jr.

Odom Jr.’s self-titled debut jazz album on S-Curve Records won over critics and fans upon release last year, and debuted at #1 on Soundscan Current and Traditional Jazz Charts. He completed his run as the original Aaron Burr in the smash hit Hamilton last summer, a role that won him a Tony & Grammy Award. On the small screen, Odom, Jr. is best-known for his portrayal of ‘Sam Strickland’ in the NBC musical series, “Smash,” and his recurring role as ‘Reverend Curtis Scott’ on “Law & Order: SVU.” He’s also appeared in episodes of “Gotham,” “Person of Interest,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “House of Lies,” “Vanished” and “CSI: Miami.” On the big screen, he starred in the 2012 film, “Red Tails,” opposite Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr. and David Oyelowo. Odom Jr. is currently starring in Murder On The Orient Express alongside Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, and more.

Leslie Odom Jr. Concert List

12/03/2017 St. Louis Symphony St. Louis, MO

12/08/2017 Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles, CA

12/19/2017 Lincoln Center New York, NY

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