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Madonna attends WSJ. Magazine 2014 Innovator Awards at Museum of Modern Art on November 5, 2014 in New York City. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Madonna Performs ‘Holiday’ With Fallon & The Roots on Children’s Instruments: Watch

Madonna is taking us all on a holiday with this cutesy version of her classic hit.

04/10/2015

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The Roots Crafted a Rap Based on ‘Game of Thrones': Watch

Warning: may cause sudden urge to poison someone.

04/02/2015

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Jimmy Fallon “All About That Bass”

Jimmy Fallon has done it yet one more time.

10/15/2014

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Meghan Trainor Brings Booty Back With a Little Help from Jimmy Fallon & The Roots: Watch

With kiddie instruments in hand, Trainor, Fallon and The Tonight Show band, The Roots put a cutesy spin on the sassy body empowerment anthem.

09/05/2014

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Questlove Remembers Robin Williams and the Two-Minute Moment That Meant The World To Him

With a photo of Williams from Mork & Mindy, The Roots drummer started his Instagram post by writing, “Man. The smallest gesture can mean the world to you. Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn’t even know it.”

08/12/2014

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Watch Andrew Garfield Play the ‘Spider-Man’ Theme Song on ‘Tonight Show’

Andrew Garfield got our Spidey senses tingling last night on The Tonight Show when he brought out the old guitar for a heartfelt version of the theme.

05/02/2014

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Watch Idina Menzel, The Roots & Jimmy Fallon Perform ‘Let It Go’ from ‘Frozen’

Idina Menzel rocked everybody’s socks off with her performance of “Let It Go” at the Oscars, but last night (March 2) the Frozen star found a new way to perform the Disney hit, complete with kiddie instruments.

03/04/2014

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Thanksgiving Guide to Music on TV

As you ready for a feast this Thanksgiving, some of music’s most notable stars will be gearing up for some big performances. Put the turkey in the oven and take a spot on the couch for these performances and specials.

11/27/2013

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Robin Thicke Joins Jimmy Fallon & The Roots For Unique ‘Blurred Lines’ Rendition

When Robin Thicke was recording “Blurred Lines” last year it’s doubtful he ever envisioned the song to be played with instruments you’d likely see in an elementary school classroom. But last night on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ this is exactly what happened.

08/02/2013

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Jimmy Fallon, Robin Thicke, The Roots and Elementary School Instruments

From time to time Jimmy Fallon brings the Roots and a recording artist together to perform a song with the Roots performing on instruments you’d find in an elementary school classroom. In the past Jimmy […]

08/02/2013

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