Kacey Musgraves, Katy Perry Set for “Tonight Show with Jay Leno” Visits


She performed on “Late Show with David Letterman” this spring, and according to NBC, she will do the same later this month for rival late-night series “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

NBC released its next two weeks of guest lists for “Leno” Friday, confirming that breakout country music artist Kacey Musgraves will perform on the July 26 edition.

While “The Blowin’ Smoke” singer will take the stage on that episode, fellow music star–who has previously Tweeted support for the country up-and-comer–Katy Perry will appear as the lead interview guest on that episode. Sunday Night Football commentator Cris Collinsworth will also shoot the breeze with Leno.

The full guest list for July 15-26 follows:

Monday, July 15 – Guests include Savannah Guthrie, Anthony Jeselnik with musical guest Johnnyswim

Tuesday, July 16 – Guests include Zachary Levi, Danica Patrick with musical guest Talib Kweli Featuring Nelly & Abby Dobson

Wednesday, July 17 – Guests include Jane Lynch, Charlie Hunnam with musical guest Serena Ryder

Thursday, July 18 – Guests include Anthony Hopkins, Amy Schumer with musical guest Robert Randolph and The Family Band

Friday, July 19 – Guests include Howie Mandel, Marisa Miller with musical guest includes Sara Bareilles

Monday, July 22 – Guests include Gillian Anderson, Jim Rash & Nat Faxon with musical guest Kenny Chesney

Tuesday, July 23 – Guests include Aaron Paul, Selena Gomez with musical guest Selena Gomez

Wednesday, July 24 – Guests include Ashton Kutcher, Jayma Mays with musical guest Hiatus Kaiyote

Thursday, July 25 – Guests include Cate Blanchett, Michael B. Jordan with musical guest Court Yard Hounds

Friday, July 26 – Guests include Katy Perry, Cris Collinsworth with musical guest Kacey Musgraves

Written by Brian Cantor

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