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The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019 

Jules Burke
Updated January 13, 2020 1.4k votes 174 voters 3.2k views 139 items

List Rules Vote up the best musical guests that have appeared on Fallon in 2019.

Update - Check out the musical guests on Fallon in 2020!

This list contains all the 2019 musical guests on Jimmy Fallon. Recent musical guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon come in many forms. Some Fallon musical guests are legends of classic rock while other best musical guests on Jimmy Fallon are buzz-worthy rappers. Some great Fallon show musical guests are even up-and-coming pop stars.

Who are some of the recent best musical guests on Jimmy Fallon? Juice WRLD has to be near the top. On April 8 the Chicago native performed “Hear Me Calling,” from his 2019 album Death Race for Love. 21 Savage is another popular rapper who performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in 2019.

Vampire Weekend teamed-up with Danielle Haim to perform “Jerusalem, New York, Berlin” on The Tonight Show on May 17. Other great 2019 Fallon performances include Lizzo, Morrissey, and Kelly Clarkson.

Which 2019 Tonight Show set is your favorite? Vote the best performances up to the top of this list and please add any great musical guests we may have missed.

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Chris Stapleton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019

Labels: Rounder Records, Universal Music Group Nashville

September 20, 2019 - Performed "Tell Me When It's Over"

Christopher Alvin Stapleton (born April 15, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and grew up in Staffordsville, Kentucky, ...more
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John Legend is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Contemporary R&B, Soul, Pop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Get Lifted, Once Again, Evolver, Live at SOB's New York City, Love In The Future, + more

Labels: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Sony Urban Music, Sony Music Entertainment, GOOD Music

February 22, 2019 - Performed "Preach"

November 22, 2019 - Performed "This Is Christmas"

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Pete Yorn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie folk; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: musicforthemorningafter, Break Up, Day I Forgot, Nightcrawler, Life on a Chain, + more

Labels: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Columbia

November 11, 2019 - Performed "Calm Down"

Peter Joseph Yorn (born July 27, 1974) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He first gained international recognition after his debut record, Musicforthemorningafter, was released to ...more
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David Byrne's American U... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
David Byrne's American Utopia

November 19, 2019 - Performed "Glittery"

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Luke Bryan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Country; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: I’ll Stay Me, Tailgates & Tanlines, Doin' My Thing, Crash My Party, Spring Break… Here to Party, + more

Labels: Capitol Records Nashville, Capitol Records

October 27, 2019 - Performed "What She Wants Tonight"

Thomas Luther "Luke" Bryan (born July 17, 1976) is an American country music singer and songwriter. He began his music career writing songs for Travis Tritt and Billy Currington – ...more
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Backstreet Boys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019

Albums: Never Gone, Backstreet Boys, I Want It That Way, Black & Blue, Backstreet's Back, + more

Labels: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Jive Records, Legacy Recordings, RCA Records

January 24, 2019 - Performed "Chances"

Backstreet Boys (often abbreviated as BSB) is an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993. The group consists of AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and ...more
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Carole King is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Tapestry, Wrap Around Joy, Music, Love Makes the World, Colour of Your Dreams, + more

Labels: Priority Records, EMI, Ode Records, Sony Music Entertainment, Epic Records, + more

September 27, 2019 - erformed "It's Too Late"

Carole King (born Carol Joan Klein, February 9, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter who has been active since 1958, initially as one of the staff songwriters at the Brill Building and later ...more
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The Avett Brothers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019

Albums: I and Love and You, Emotionalism, A Carolina Jubilee, Four Thieves Gone: The Robbinsville Sessions, Mignonette, + more

October 7, 2019 - Performed "Tell the Truth"

The Avett Brothers is an American band from Concord, North Carolina. The band is made up of two brothers, Scott Avett and Seth Avett, as well as Bob Crawford and Joe Kwon. Mike Marsh, Tania ...more
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Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music; Nationality: Canada

Albums: Let Go, My Happy Ending, Don't Tell Me, When You're Gone, Forbidden Rose, + more

Labels: Nettwerk Records, Epic Records, Arista Records, RCA Records

February 13, 2019 - Performed "Head Above Water"

Avril Ramona Lavigne (; French: [avʁil laviɲ]; born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain and by 16, ...more
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Jason Aldean is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Country rock; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Relentless, My Kinda Party, She's Country, Jason Aldean, Wide Open, + more

Labels: Capitol Records Nashville, Broken Bow Records, Capitol Records

November 28, 2019 - Performed "We Back"

Jason Aldine Williams (born February 28, 1977), known professionally as Jason Aldean, is an American country music singer. Since 2005, Jason Aldean has been signed to Broken Bow Records, a ...more
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Sting is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Medieval music, Classic rock, New Wave; Nationality: England

Albums: ...Nothing Like the Sun, Ten Summoner's Tales, Mercury Falling, The Soul Cages, The Dream of the Blue Turtles, + more

Labels: Deutsche Grammophon, A&M Records, Universal Music Group

April 26, 2019 - Performed "Demolition Man"

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English musician and actor. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band the ...more
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Brothers Osborne

January 22, 2019 - Performed "I Don't Remember Me Before You"

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Maren Morris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019

March 11, 2019 - Performed "Girl"

Maren Larae Morris (born April 10, 1990) is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. She has released four studio albums. Her 2015 extended play, Maren Morris, charted ...more
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Lizzo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019

February 5, 2019 - Performed "Juice"

Melissa Jefferson (born April 27, 1988), better known by her stage name Lizzo, is an American alternative hip hop artist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a founding member of indie hip ...more
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The Highwomen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
The Highwomen

July 30, 2019 - Performed "Redesigning Women"

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Robbie Robertson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock; Nationality: Canada

Albums: Robbie Robertson, Music for the Native Americans, Contact From the Underworld of Redboy, Carny, Take Your Partner by the Hand, + more

Labels: Warner Bros. Entertainment, 429 Records, Geffen Records, Capitol Records

October 2, 2019 - Performed "Let Love Reign"

Jaime Royal "Robbie" Robertson, OC (born July 5, 1943), is a Canadian musician, songwriter, film composer, producer, actor, and author. Robertson is best known for his work as lead ...more
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Solange Knowles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Hip hop, Contemporary R&B, Pop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Solo Star, Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams, I Decided (The Remixes), True, Sandcastle Disco (The Remixes), + more

Labels: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Geffen Records, Columbia

December 2, 2019 - Performed a medley of songs

Solange Piaget Knowles (; born June 24, 1986), also known mononymously as Solange, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Expressing an interest in music from an early ...more
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Steve Miller is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Blues-rock, Heartland rock, Rock music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Circle of Love, Born 2B Blue, Fly Like an Eagle

October 9, 2019 - Performed "Fly Like an Eagle"

Steven Haworth Miller (born October 5, 1943) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, known as leader of the Steve Miller Band. He began his career in blues and blues rock and evolved ...more
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James Blake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Dubstep, Electronic music, UK Garage; Nationality: England

Albums: Electronic Explorations 130: James Blake Mix, Overgrown, Klavierwerke EP, CMYK, Enough Thunder, + more

Labels: R&S Records, Universal Republic Records, A&M Records, Polydor Records

December 18, 2019 - Performed "I'll Come Too"

James Blake Litherland (born 26 September 1988) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer from London. He first received recognition for a series of 2010 EPs ...more
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The Lumineers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019

Albums: The Lumineers, The Lumineers EP, Winter, Tracks from the Attic, Ho Hey, + more

Labels: Dualtone Records

September 17, 2019 - Performed "Life in the City"

The Lumineers are a folk rock band, based in Denver, Colorado. The two founding members and songwriters of the Lumineers are Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites. Josh Fraites, the brother of ...more
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FKA twigs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019

Albums: LP1, EP2, FKA x inc., EP1

October 30, 2019 - Performed "Cellophane"

Tahliah Debrett Barnett, known by the stage name FKA twigs, is a British singer, songwriter, producer and dancer. She was born and raised in Gloucestershire, and became a backup dancer after ...more
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Camila Cabello is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Pop, Latin; Nationality: Cuba

December 5, 2019 - Performed "Living Proof"

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao (born March 3, 1997) is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, formed during the second season of The ...more
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Burna Boy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Burna Boy Genre: Reggae, Dancehall; Nationality: Nigeria

December 3, 2019 - Performed a medley of "Collateral Damage" and "Anybody"

Damini Ogulu, better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter.
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Dominic Fike is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019

November 13, 2019 - Performed "Phone Numbers"

Dominic Fike is an American singer and rapper from Naples, Florida. He signed to Columbia Records in 2018. Fike came to attention of record labels after releasing his debut EP Don't Forget About ...more
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Ronnie Milsap is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Musical Guests on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' in 2019
Genre: Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Nashville sound; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Christmas With Ronnie Milsap, It Was Almost Like a Song, There's No Gettin' Over Me, Pure Love, Milsap Magic, + more

Labels: Liberty Records, RCA Records

February 6, 2019 - Performed "Lost in the Fifties Tonight (In the Still of the Night)"

Ronnie Lee Milsap (born January 16, 1943) is an American country music singer and pianist. He was one of country music's most popular and influential performers of the 1970s and 1980s. He became ...more