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Bands/Musicians Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show

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A complete musical guest list of the Jay Leno Show, with photos! It's considered one of the greatest blunders in the history of network television, one of its largest bombs. When Jay Leno reached his scheduled retirement from the Tonight Show in 2009, NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker moved to keep Leno from defecting to another network by giving Leno a new show, closer to primetime at 10pm. Zucker was desperate to replace NBC's expensive primetime shows with less pricey talk shows. The move was a disaster as both Leno, and his replacement on the Tonight Show, Conan O'Brien, tanked. After only four months, O'Brien was bought out of his contract, and the Jay Leno Show cancelled.

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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Jay-Z age 48 - Date Aired: 09/14/2009

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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Kanye West age 40 - Date Aired: 09/14/2009

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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Rihanna age 30 - Date Aired: 09/14/2009

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Miley Cyrus age 25 - Date Aired: 09/16/2009

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Bruce Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Bruce Hornsby age 63 - Date Aired: 09/17/2009

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Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Eric Clapton age 73 - Date Aired: 09/17/2009

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Smokey Robinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Smokey Robinson age 78 - Date Aired: 09/24/2009

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Joss Stone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Joss Stone age 30 - Date Aired: 09/24/2009

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Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Brad Paisley age 45 - Date Aired: 09/28/2009, 12/11/2009

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Sheryl Crow is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Sheryl Crow age 56 - Date Aired: 09/28/2009, 11/13/2009

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Vince Gill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Vince Gill age 60 - Date Aired: 09/30/2009

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Emmylou Harris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Emmylou Harris age 71 - Date Aired: 09/30/2009

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Ben Harper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Ben Harper age 48 - Date Aired: 10/08/2009, 01/18/2010

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Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Jack Black Date Aired: 10/08/2009

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Ashlee Simpson-Wentz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Ashlee Simpson-Wentz Date Aired: 10/09/2009

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Justin Timberlake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Justin Timberlake age 37 - Date Aired: 10/12/2009

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Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Toby Keith age 56 - Date Aired: 10/14/2009

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Ludacris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Ludacris age 40 - Date Aired: 10/20/2009

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Malin Åkerman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Malin Åkerman Date Aired: 10/21/2009

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Tim McGraw is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Tim McGraw age 50 - Date Aired: 10/27/2009, 12/14/2009

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Gregg Allman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Gregg Allman age 70 - Date Aired: 10/27/2009

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Dolly Parton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Dolly Parton age 72 - Date Aired: 11/12/2009

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Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Tyra Banks age 44 - Date Aired: 11/17/2009

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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Lady Gaga age 32 - Date Aired: 11/23/2009, 11/24/2009

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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Jennifer Lopez age 48 - Date Aired: 11/30/2009

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Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Maxwell age 44 - Date Aired: 12/03/2009

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Nick Thune is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Nick Thune age 38 - Date Aired: 12/03/2009

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Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Taylor Swift age 28 - Date Aired: 12/04/2009

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Andrea Bocelli is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Andrea Bocelli age 57 - Date Aired: 12/07/2009

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Nick Lachey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Nick Lachey age 44 - Date Aired: 12/15/2009

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John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
John Mayer age 40 - Date Aired: 12/16/2009

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Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Mary J. Blige age 47 - Date Aired: 12/17/2009

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African Children's Choir is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
African Children's Choir Date Aired: 12/23/2009

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Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Ricky Gervais age 56 - Date Aired: 01/15/2010

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Ringo Starr is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Ringo Starr age 77 - Date Aired: 01/18/2010

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Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Selena Gomez age 25 - Date Aired: 01/20/2010

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Nick Jonas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Nick Jonas age 25 - Date Aired: 01/28/2010

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Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
Jimmy Fallon age 43 - Date Aired: 02/03/2010