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Alice Merton Performed “No Roots” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Watch Alice Merton perform her breakthrough hit on Friday’s “Fallon.”

Alice Merton | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Friday’s edition of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” marked the NBC talk show’s final original episode before the Winter Olympics hiatus.

It featured a musical performance by Alice Merton.

Merton, who was making her “Tonight Show” debut, performed “No Roots.”

A breakthrough hit for Merton, “No Roots” reached #1 at Triple A Radio and holds a Top 2 position at alternative/modern rock radio. It is also crossing over to mainstream formats; it is in the Top 20 at hot adult contemporary and Top 50 at pop.

The “No Roots” performance concluded an episode that also featured Paul Rudd and Laurie Metcalf. A video of the performance and a bonus “How I Wrote That Song” clip follow.

Photos from the taping are also embedded.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0820 — Pictured: Musical Guest Alice Merton performs “No Roots” on February 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0820 — Pictured: Musical Guest Alice Merton performs “No Roots” on February 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0820 — Pictured: (l-r) Actress Laurie Metcalf during and interview with host Jimmy Fallon on February 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0820 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Paul Rudd during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on February 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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