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Janet Jackson & Daddy Yankee Performed On Fallon’s “Tonight Show” (Watch Now)

The artists performed their new single “Made For Now” on Friday’s “Tonight Show.” Take a look!

Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Update: In what represented her first late-night TV performance in fourteen years, the iconic Janet Jackson took the stage on Friday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Jackson and Daddy Yankee performed their new collaboration “Made For Now.”

The performance closed an episode that also featured Jennifer Lopez and the show’s popular “Thank You Notes” segment.

Video highlights, including the full “Made For Now” performance, follow. Photos from the taping are also embedded.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0916 — Pictured: (l-r) Musical Guest Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee perform “Made For Now” on August 17, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0916 — Pictured: (l-r) Musical Guest Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee perform “Made For Now” on August 17, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0916 — Pictured: Musical Guest Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee perform “Made For Now” on August 17, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0916 — Pictured: (l-r) Singer/Producer Jennifer Lopez during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on August 17, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0916 — Pictured: (l-r) Singer/Producer Jennifer Lopez during “Dance Break” with host Jimmy Fallon on August 17, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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Late Thursday night, Janet Jackson released her new single “Made For Now (with Daddy Yankee).”

Friday night, she and Daddy Yankee perform on the song on a high-profile talk show.

Jackson and Yankee play Friday’s edition of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The gig marks Jackson’s first late-night TV performance since an April 2004 set on “Saturday Night Live.”

In addition to the Janet Jackson-Daddy Yankee performance, Thursday’s “Tonight Show” features an appearance by Jennifer Lopez. Lopez joins Fallon for an interview; the two also participate in a “dance break” segment.

Written by Brian Cantor

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