Jorja Smith, Portugal. The Man, Dierks Bentley, Chaka Khan Performing On “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

ABC reveals musical guests for the April 16-19 string of “Kimmel” episodes.

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British artist Jorja Smith is headed to “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

ABC confirms Smith for the April 16 edition of its late-night talk show. Her performance will follow host Jimmy Kimmel’s interviews with Rob Lowe and Michelle Wolf.

ABC also revealed the other musical guests for this week’s string of “Kimmel” episodes.

Grammy-winning band Portugal. The Man will play the April 17 episode. LL Cool J and Zlatan Ibrahimović are slated as that night’s interview guests.

As previously reported by Headline Planet, Dierks Bentley will perform on the April 18 episode. He will close a show that also features Gwen Stefani and Josh Holloway.

The legendary Chaka Khan is slated as the April 19 musical guest. The episode will additionally feature a post-finale interview with the cast of “Scandal.”

Written by Brian Cantor

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