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Sting Performs “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You” On Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show”

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Update: Sting’s extensive appearance on Wednesday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” included a musical performance.

The veteran artist performed his new single “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You” on the broadcast.

Sting’s “Tonight Show” visit also included an interview and a “First Textual Experience” sketch.

Videos of the key segments and photos from the taping are embedded below.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0543 -- Pictured: Musical guest Sting performs on September 28, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0543 — Pictured: Musical guest Sting performs on September 28, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0543 -- Pictured: Musical guest Sting performs on September 28, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0543 — Pictured: Musical guest Sting performs on September 28, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0543 -- Pictured: (l-r) Musician Sting and host Jimmy Fallon during the "First Textual Experience" sketch on September 28, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0543 — Pictured: (l-r) Musician Sting and host Jimmy Fallon during the “First Textual Experience” sketch on September 28, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0543 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actress Kate McKinnon during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 28, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0543 — Pictured: (l-r) Actress Kate McKinnon during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 28, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0543 -- Pictured: (l-r) Musician Sting during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 28, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0543 — Pictured: (l-r) Musician Sting during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 28, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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Billed as the headline guest, Sting plays a big role on Wednesday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

The veteran music star participates in an interview and a “First Textual Experience” sketch with host Jimmy Fallon. He also takes the stage to perform in support of his forthcoming album “57th & 9th.”

Wednesday’s episode also features an appearance by Kate McKinnon. The actress-comedian, who just won the Emmy For Outstanding Supporting Actress in a comedy, joins Fallon for an interview.

Written by Brian Cantor

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