Will Smith, U2 first ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ guests

Fallon replaces Jay Leno as host

Will Smith and U2 have been booked as the guests for the premiere of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, set for Monday, February 17th on NBC.

Smith is one of the most bankable actors in Hollywood. Twice nominated for an Oscar (Ali, The Pursuit of Happiness), he is also an established recording artist who has won four Grammy Awards.  Smith will next star in Warner Bros.’ Focus.

One of the biggest rock bands in the world, U2 — lead singer Bono, guitarist The Edge, bassist Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen, Jr. — is set to release its newest album in 2014. The 22-time Grammy Award winning band, whose last album was 2009’s No Line on the Horizon, was just nominated for an Academy Award and recently won its second Golden Globe Award for best original song for “Ordinary Love,” from the film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

The Tonight Show Starring Fallon makes its premiere on Monday, February 17th on NBC. Check local listings.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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