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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
age 49 - 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
age 41 - 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
age 31 - 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
age 26 - 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
age 64 - 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
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
age 79 - 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
age 31 - 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
age 46 - 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
age 57 - 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
age 61 - 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
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
age 49 - Date Aired: 10/08/2009, 01/18/2010

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delete is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Musical Guests of the Jay Leno Show
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
age 38 - 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
age 57 - 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
age 41 - 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
age 51 - 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
age 71 - 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
age 73 - 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
age 45 - 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
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
age 49 - Date Aired: 11/30/2009