Ariana Grande to Perform on the Post-Super Bowl “Tonight Show”

Ariana Grande will be performing at the February 8 Grammy Awards ceremony. One week earlier, she will be performing on the post-Super Bowl edition of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

NBC confirmed that Grande will perform with The Roots on the February 1 telecast. The episode will air following the completion of the Super Bowl, the post-game episode of “The Blacklist” and local news.

Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart are also confirmed for the episode. NBC says the two will compete in an ultimate “Lip Sync Battle.”

Sunday’s special “Tonight Show” takes place at the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix. The show then visits Los Angeles for its next few episodes.

According to NBC, the guest list is as follows:

Michael Keaton and Gwen Stefani (Feb 2); Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Young and former “Tonight Show bandleader Doc Severinsen sitting in with The Roots (Feb 3); Vin Diesel and Carl Reiner (Feb 4); Will Smith, Rosamund Pike and Jack White (Feb 5).

Written by Brian Cantor

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