John Legend Performing with Meghan Trainor on Fallon’s “Tonight Show”

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Earlier this week, Headline Planet exclusively revealed that Meghan Trainor will appear as both an interview and musical guest on the May 21 “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

NBC has since confirmed Trainor’s appearance. It has also revealed another planned facet of the episode: Trainor’s musical performance will feature John Legend.

The performance will be the week’s second on-air collaboration between the two artists. Legend, who appears on Trainor’s “Like I’m Gonna Lose You,” will also be joining the singer-songwriter at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards.

In addition to Trainor’s interview and performance, the May 21 edition of “Tonight” will feature an appearance by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

NBC’s full listings for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” follow:

Friday, May 15: Guests include Queen Latifah, Sam Rockwell and musical guest Something Rotten!. Show 264

Monday, May 18: Guests include Hugh Jackman, Nick Offerman and musical guest Janelle Monae with The Roots. Show 265

Tuesday, May 19: Guests include Jamie Foxx, Carla Gugino and musical guest Jamie Foxx featuring Kid Ink. Show 266

Wednesday, May 20: Guests include David Duchovny, Jeff Foxworthy and musical guest Pitbull. Kevin Eubanks sits-in with The Roots. Show 267

Thursday, May 21: Guests include Dwayne Johnson, Meghan Trainor and musical guest Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend. Show 268

Written by Brian Cantor

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