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>> more than a margarita or two. you can watch her interview with ellen right here on nbc bay area. she deserves a pitcher of margaritas. >> she gets off a 12 hour night or 10-hour flight and there's all these tv cameras there. there's a little sunshine coming? >> yes, and then thursday, a storm system from thursday to saturday could bring us maybe three feet or more of snow for the sierra, too. that's a big deal. >> thanks for joining us. have a safe day tomorrow. >> bye-bye. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- john lithgow, kelly clarkson, musical guest kacey musgraves,
and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 821! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: isn't that fantastic? [ cheers and applause ] that's exactly what you want. that is a hot, hot new york city crowd. welcome, everybody. welcome to "the tonight show." this is it, baby! [ cheers and applause ] guys, we are back. the winter olympics are over.
our show is back on. woo! [ cheers and applause ] feels good! last night was the closing ceremony for the winter olympics, and they had some crazy stuff. i don't know if you saw it. they had a big conga line, they had a giant snow globe. they had glow in the dark pandas on roller skates. [ light laughter ] when asked what inspired the pandas they said, "uh, shrooms." [ laughter and applause ] with the olympics over, 90 countries have departed south korea. yep, 90 groups waving goodbye, or as the nra calls those, sponsors. [ laughter and applause ] the big winner this year was norway. they won a record 39 medals. wow. [ cheers ] or one for each person who lives in norway. so there you go. [ laughter ] "jorgen, bjorn, bjorn bjorgen, bjorn borgen." this is exciting. the u.s. men's curling team beat sweden to win their first gold medal ever! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
actually, they were beating sweden so bad, they conceded the match early. yep, america made sweden quit in frustration, or as we call that, the reverse ikea. >> steve: hey oh! >> jimmy: hey oh! >> steve: hey! >> jimmy: yeah! [ applause ] >> steve: come on! >> jimmy: after their win, the team went on the nbc sports network where they were asked to perform a karaoke version of journey's "don't stop believin'." oh, yeah. [ laughter ] let's see how they did. ♪ workin' hard to get my fill everybody wants a thrill ♪ ♪ payin' anything to roll the dice just one more time ♪ [ laughter ] >> jimmy: even fergie was like, "that was rough." [ laughter ] >> steve: oh! hey, ho! hey! >> jimmy: right after that, someone came out and swept them off stage. >> steve: hey oh! >> jimmy: come on sandman! come on sandman, get 'em off! [ laughter and applause ] a bit of a scandal though.
i guess russian spies hacked hundreds of computers at the olympics. [ audience oohs ] which explains why hillary clinton didn't win a a single gold medal. >> steve: really? >> jimmy: i mean that's -- really, not one. not one. [ applause ] did you guys see this? on saturday, an austrian snowboarder had a little trouble when a squirrel ran right in front of her during a a race. everyone is okay. but take a look at this. >> jimmy: there she goes there and then -- hey! [ audience groans ] guys, that squirrel had trained four years for that moment. [ laughter and applause ] ♪ some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this ♪ ♪ i can't believe it's happening ♪ [ laughter ] kelly clarkson is on the show tonight, you guys. >> steve: yeah! >> jimmy: kelly clarkson! [ cheers and applause ] hey, listen to this, you guys. mexico's president cancelled plans for a visit to the white house after a tense phone call he had with president trump. [ audience oohs ]
apparently trump spent the entire call pressing one and yelling "english! [ laughter ] engl -- representative! representative!" [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: come on! >> jimmy: "actual human being!" as i mentioned earlier, several businesses have cancelled their partnership with the nra over the past week, including united airlines. [ cheers ] yeah. you know you messed up when the company that dragged the guy off the plane is like, "you're making us look bad." >> steve: wow. [ applause ] >> jimmy: speaking of business, did you hear about this? kylie jenner tweeted she doesn't like snapchat, and the company stock value fell $1.3 billion. [ audience oohs ] and people were like, "uh, could you also tweet that you don't like the nra?" [ laughter and applause ] get this, the vegas airport just installed these boxes where you drop off your weed before flying, no questions asked.
[ laughter ] if you're forgetful enough to bring weed with you to the airport, you're probably not going to remember to drop it off at the drop-off weed box. [ applause ] guys, sometimes it feels like there is nothing but bad news out there. well, we here at "the tonight show" have decided to do something about that. we asked real local nbc news anchors from all around the country to read stories that we wish were true. stories that make us feel happy. i'll show you what i mean in tonight's installment of "i've got good news, and good news." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ i've got good news i've got good news i've got good news ♪ ♪ >> i'm going to read the next news story like my teeth are crazy glued together. [ mumbling ] [ light laughter ] >> the fda reports that raw cookie dough is now legally considered a vegetable. so if anyone judges you for eating it straight out of the fridge, they're an idiot. [ laughter ]
>> in personal news, check me out! i'm reading the news with my eyes closed and i'm nailing it. [ laughter ] >> two men in ski masks entered a bank today, but they weren't robbing it. they just had cold faces. [ laughter ] >> in other news, me a big boy. me put on suit. say big boy words. me be important. me important, yes. big boy important? you betcha. [ laughter ] >> breaking news. it's now illegal for anyone to call themselves a model/deejay. [ laughter ] >> saddle up, gang, because that's a phrase i say now. >> let's take a look at the five-day forecast. and now let's take a look at my head on a pigeon's body. [ cooing ] [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, come on. doesn't that make you feel good? we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots, ladies and gentlemen! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: thank you very much! thank you, everybody. thank you. hey, guys, this is our first full show back since the tragic shooting in florida. and first of all, i want to say that our hearts go out to the families of the teachers and students that were killed. but our hearts also go out to the students who survived, because what they had to live through, and what they have to live with is something i can't even imagine. and i think what the students of marjory stoneman douglas high school are doing is unbelievable. they're speaking out with more guts, passion, conviction and common sense than most adults. they're high school students. it's beyond impressive. that strength that they have is inspiring. they are angry, and they're doing something about it and creating change. this is a real revolution. and they have organized a a peaceful march on saturday, march 24th, in washington, d.c., to demand action to prevent gun violence. i just want to say, i stand behind you guys, and i will be marching alongside you with my wife and two children in d.c. to show our support.
so to everyone -- [ cheers and applause ] to every one of you who is speaking out, thank you. i'll see you march 24th. we'll be right back with more of "the tonight show." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ join t-mobile and the whole family can stay connected with new iphones. which is great... ...unless your parents thought you were studying. aren't exams this week? somebody's busted. so join t-mobile, buy an iphone 8, get an iphone 8 on us. and for a limited time, bring your family to t-mobile and get a 4th line free. only at t-mobile.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody! it is monday. we're so excited to be back. we have a huge week of shows ahead. this is a giant, giant week of guests. we have -- first we have later this week, bruce willis will be here. he's doing the new -- [ cheers and applause ] we also have the star of "black panther," chadwick boseman will be here. [ cheers and applause ] marlon wayans will be here. [ applause ] always funny, and alicia keys will all be joining us. [ applause ] and on friday -- and on friday lin-manuel miranda will be here with weird al yankovic. [ cheers and applause ] what could possibly -- what could possibly be happening? quest do you have any idea? really? yeah, there you go, yeah, yeah, yeah. guys we have a fantastic show
tonight. she is one of the coaches on "the voice." kelly clarkson is here tonight! [ cheers and applause ] we're going to talk with kelly, then she and i are going to have some fun with google translate songs. you'll see what i mean, and we have great new music from kacey musgraves! come on! [ applause ] kacey musgraves is here, and her grandma is backstage, and i just want to say happy 80th birthday to her grandma who i saw backstage who is super cute, but kacey musgrave is here. "golden hour" is the record. kacey, thank you for being on the show tonight. [ cheers and applause ] but first, we are joined by a a very talented actor. you can catch his one-man play, john lithgow's "stories by heart" at the american airlines theatre here in new york city through march 4th. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome, john lithgow. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
>> jimmy: they love you! >> welcome back, welcome back. >> jimmy: welcome back, i am so happy to see you. i really wish you could come every week. >> it's nice to be back again. >> jimmy: last time, since the last time i saw you, you won the emmy for "the crown," and congratulations. >> yeah. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: i knew it. i knew it! >> yes, yes. >> jimmy: i feel like i had nothing to do with it, but either way, you were fantastic as churchill. >> yeah, thank you. >> jimmy: you're fantastic as everything. do you miss playing the role? >> well, yeah. it was a wonderful job. it was just -- "the crown" is a a great series. >> jimmy: yes. >> i worked with incredible actors. everyone was great, and then i won -- >> jimmy: but you miss even having that mouthpiece in? that -- >> yeah, that's right. i did a little. i did a progresso commercial for you. >> jimmy: yes, thank you for doing that. >> with my winston churchill jowls. no, it's great, and apparently churchill makes it easy to win
awards. >> jimmy: no, no, no. >> i think it may be gary oldman's turn. >> jimmy: oh, well. >> i'd say good luck gary. he was -- >> jimmy: he was fantastic right? >> yeah -- >> jimmy: he was amazing as that. another accomplishment of yours which i love -- i love everything you do. last time you surprised me with a painting -- >> oh yes. >> jimmy: of my dog. >> of your dog. >> together: gary frick. >> jimmy: yeah, absolutely, and it's hanging in my kitchen, i love it so much. we love you, and then, now you always wanted to write your own crossword puzzle in the "new york times." >> well, no, it had never even occurred to me, but they asked me to do it, to co-create a a crossword puzzle. >> jimmy: i mean how fun is that? >> well, it was a lot of fun. >> jimmy: you don't think about that when you -- >> you learn the mysteries of crossword puzzle construction. >> jimmy: yeah, like i don't know -- i got to get -- that's a will shortz thing. >> there it is. it is my pride and joy. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: look at this. i love it, and 44 down's clue is allen's replacement on "the tonight show," which is -- thank you for the shout out to "the tonight show." it's paar. jack paar. >> paar, jack paar. that's right. >> jimmy: but thank you for doing that, "the tonight show," and including that -- >> well, if they ever ask me to do a puzzle again, jimmy, i
promise that i'll get you in. you know. >> jimmy: you will? >> yes. >> jimmy: i'll have to earn it. i have to earn it. no rush. i'm happy that you're here. >> it will be a "tonight show" -- >> jimmy: i didn't have you on just so i could end up in a a puzzle. i promise. i swear. [ laughter ] i did a little bit, but not completely. >> no, i think i thought of a a clue for you. "what one may do with one's sword." think about it. [ laughter ] and remember, it's -- >> jimmy: that was years ago, john. no one even -- no one remembers that scandal. >> it's connected with jimmy fallon, and "the tonight show." "what one may do with one's sword." >> jimmy: fall on. >> fall on >> jimmy: fallon. >> fallon. >> jimmy: oh, that's great. >> you got it. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's why you're good at this! i'm awful. i'm terrible at crosswords. >> no, you got it. what are you talking about? >> jimmy: i can't do -- i can't do crosswords. what's the easiest day, monday, right? >> yeah, you start with monday. >> jimmy: trouble. trouble for me. >> when you reach your 70s, you're up to saturday, like me. >> jimmy: were you ever bad at crosswords? i try to do it all of the time and i go -- i just feel like an idiot. >> i don't know.
crosswords. you're always a little embarrassed to even confess that you do them. [ laughter ] because it's such a pointless waste of time. >> jimmy: do you do them in pencil? >> no, no. i do them in ink. >> jimmy: you're ink all the way? >> as a matter of fact, i even have the "new york times" app. i do them on my ipad. i check out my average. it's just totally embarrassing. >> jimmy: no, that's fantastic! i love hearing that. [ laughter ] >> what a waste of life. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: i love it. >> on the other hand, they did invite me to co-create one -- >> jimmy: there you go. >> with a genius puzzle constructor named brendon emmett quigley. i just wanted to say his name. >> jimmy: what a great name, huh? i mean what else are you supposed to do? he's got to be an author, a a writer, a crossword puzzler, or whatever. yeah, i think it's -- i'm going to get into it. i think it keeps you sharp. next time i see you, i'll be up to like tuesday afternoon. >> all right and i hope they'll invite me to do another one. i'll get you in there. >> jimmy: alright, thank you buddy. i appreciate that. another fun thing about you, you also got in the greeting card business. the christmas card business. >> well, you're going way, way back. when i -- >> jimmy: i mean people should
know. this is -- you're famous for this. [ laughter ] >> i -- when i was a kid, i wanted to be an artist. i did not want to be an actor. i grew up in a theater family, and i didn't want to go into the family business. i was a serious artist, and print-maker. and i did wood cuts, and made christmas cards for the family, and then turned it into a a little cottage industry in high school. >> jimmy: isn't that fun to do? i mean, who does that? how old were you? >> well, in my -- yeah, my high school years. >> jimmy: and what did you -- you ended up -- how many cards would you create? >> oh. i had a line of about six or seven. actually, i was -- i was the -- in my high school, princeton high school, i was a jersey boy, too. i was the president of the high school student council, and we had an executive committee, and i rammed through a bill to send -- to have the executive committee send christmas cards
to the entire faculty of the school, and i sold my christmas cards -- [ laughter ] to the student council. >> jimmy: that's genius! >> i got a check for like $35, and i went home, and i showed my mother, and my dad. i was so proud, and my mom, she hit the roof. she said, "you're going to take that check, you're going to take it, and you're going to give it back. you're going to tear it up in front of the principal." she taught me about conflict of interest. >> jimmy: wow. >> my good mother. i had good parenting. >> jimmy: isn't that great? >> what i'm ashamed to confess is, i never gave back the $35. [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> jimmy: princeton high school. you owe princeton high school $35. >> it turns out -- it turns out i missed my calling. i should have been a a politician. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no collusion, no collusion. i want to talk about this right here. explain this. "stories by heart."
man, oh, man, this is a cool thing. this is just you on stage telling stories. >> yeah, it's a one-man show that i dreamed up about ten years ago, and i've been doing it all across the country as a a kind of one-night stand. the closest i've come to being a standup, and finally, roundabout theater had a slot available for me, and they asked me to perform it on broadway. i've been doing it for nine weeks with one week to go, and it's been a tremendous success. >> jimmy: what are the stories if you can without giving it away? >> well, it's a two-act evening, and each of the two acts is anchored by a great short story. one american, one english. ring lardner. p.g. wodehouse. what they have in common is both included in a big, fat book of short stories that my father used to read to me and my siblings when we were kids, and i used the same book to read to him when he was old, near death, and really needed being entertained. and it brought him back to
life. i mean, that's -- so the evening is about story-telling. we all -- why we all want, need, and love stories, but it's also a tremendous entertainment because this is great writing, and, of course, i do the stories as a sort of one-man performance full-out. >> jimmy: do like 11 characters. >> yeah. >> jimmy: would your dad read them like that to you? >> well, not as well as i do. [ light laughter ] no, no. i mean, i actually act them. i -- it's a very physical show, and i perform them by heart. hence the title. >> together: "stories by heart." >> jimmy: i see. has anything ever -- i know every time you see a show, it is live. so someone's phone could go off or some one could be like chewing a hard candy. >> oh, yeah. yes. >> jimmy: my mom is one of those people, though. she would always bring in -- >> crinkle, crackle. [ crinkling plastic ] >> jimmy: the loudest candy, and i would go -- yeah, and i go, i just hope that's not my
mother, and i look over and it's her, and i go, "what are you doing?" she goes, "i wanted an altoid." [ laughter ] >> and your brain -- your mind goes berserk. but i -- one of the stories is "haircut" by ring lardner in which i play a barber talking and telling stories, you know, in a small town in the midwest to a silent customer in town, and i mime everything. every little detail. i shave him. i give him a haircut, and all the time i'm telling this extraordinary story that becomes more and more suspenseful. wonderful great piece, but halfway through as i was snipping away to my invisible customer, there was a -- [ mimics ring ] one of those damn ring tones. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i know that ring tone. >> and i said, "oh, that damn ice cream truck." the audience completely exploded as if i had made the funniest joke ever created by man. >> jimmy: absolutely, yeah.
>> and i was tempted to ask the woman whose phone went off to come back, and have it ring at exactly the same point. [ laughter ] you know? >> jimmy: you were my biggest laugh! [ cheers and applause ] >> you can't calculate these things. >> jimmy: we love you so much. congrats on the emmy, on everything. we love you. john lithgow, everybody! catch his one-man show. "john lithgow, stories by heart" at the american airlines theatre. we'll be right back with kelly clarkson. stick around, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: come on. >> yes. >> jimmy: kelly clarkson, welcome back. >> i know. our first interview together -- we were being interviewed, yes. >> jimmy: that's right, by jay leno. >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: i'll never forget that. >> yeah. >> jimmy: it was on "the tonight show." yeah. >> yeah. >> jimmy: that was "american idol" kelly clarkson. >> yeah i know. >> jimmy: now, you're "the voice" kelly clarkson. >> i know. ♪ this is the voice >> jimmy: i want to -- [ laughter ] -- "american idol." >> my first one was actually -- we were in canada and it was montreal. and it was -- ♪ this is la voix we were like -- [ laughter ] ♪ this is la voix >> jimmy: i like "la voix." >> it's so much better that way. >> jimmy: something really cool happened to you at the golden globes. >> yeah, well, many things. i met meryl streep. i got to finally meet steve carell. >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. >> yes, yes. >> jimmy: finally, after he screamed your name after getting his -- after getting
waxed. >> well, which was like -- >> jimmy: "the 40-year-old virgin." [ laughter ] [ applause ] after getting waxed. >> which was -- which was kind of -- it was a really important time for me to go, "okay, what does this mean when you're like in pain and you think of me?" >> jimmy: no! >> i was like, "is that a a compliment?" and then his wife is like, "no, it's a compliment." and then he started talking about -- because i thought he was latino. people just say things, you know, to be nice or whatever. and usually they're full of you know what. and he was like, "no, no. i remember this time --" and he talked about like an episode where i had laryngitis on "idol." and i was like -- i was like -- i was so flattered. because i'm a huge fan. not only is he comedic, but he's serious. he's just a -- he's a really great actor. >> jimmy: you're a legit fan, too. >> yeah. >> jimmy: we love steve carell. >> he's a really legit, cool dude which you don't always meet all of the time, so -- yeah. [ laughter ] >> was that like your version of -- ♪ ahh like amen? ♪ la voix [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i do want to -- i want -- let's talk about "la voix" "the voice."
>> yes. >> jimmy: i want to talk about this. cause this is -- this is cool. i think it's a great idea. >> so fun. >> jimmy: well i -- i -- i had the idea that you were going -- oh, you're going to be a coach and i was excited about this. >> yeah. >> jimmy: but now, it's happening. >> i know. >> jimmy: are you excited about it? or are you like, "it's fine, it's work?" >> y'all -- no, it's not work. that's what's so awesome. >> jimmy: it got a "y'all?" >> yeah, it's so fun! i'm so excited to watch -- i haven't seen the episode either, the first one. >> jimmy: i give it to y'all. >> i give it to y'all. and a pop. >> jimmy: and a pop at the end? >> and a pop. no, i'm very excited. i've never -- i haven't seen it either. so i'm watching it for the first time tonight. and we're doing a live webisode thing while i'm watching it. so i'm going to act like a a total tool. >> jimmy: no. [ laughter ] do you know what you're doing? i think you would be a great coach. >> i think i make a fabulous coach. [ cheers and applause ] i love it. i think the one thing that i have, like -- because they all remind me -- alicia and adam have all won "the voice." and they all remind me that they have won. and i'm like, "i have, too." so it's fine. just not this show. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: just not this one, yeah. >> but i think i have something to offer which, you know, just
navigating a competition, obviously. so -- >> jimmy: does it remind you of when you auditioned for "american idol"? >> yes. i mean, it's really cool. i mean 15, 16 years, you know, ago i did. and it's like i'm turning around and like it's kind of a a lot of pressure. i think i feel more pressure than every other participant on there. other than maybe jennifer, just because we've been them. and so it's just like -- you know, you just feel like so obligated. i'm like, "you don't suck." i had to choose one. it's a competition. >> jimmy: yeah. >> i legit cry. like i get really -- >> jimmy: do you remember the audition? where were you when you auditioned for "idol?" >> oh, gosh, me? i didn't even know it was a tv audition until the third audition. because we didn't have -- it was producers until -- and honestly, i was -- my place had just burn down. i just -- drove home -- wow, grammar girl! [ laughter ] my mom is real proud right now. >> jimmy: wait, what happened? >> no, my place -- i had just -- i had just -- >> jimmy: your place burned down? >> moved back home. yeah, i lived out here, actually, before "idol." and then i moved home. and i just literally was doing anything because i didn't have anything. so like literally, i was one of those dumb people that was
like, "where do i sign?" and i had no idea it was a tv show till the third one. >> jimmy: and you were just like, "this was a singing competition?" or what were you planning? >> yeah, i mean i knew i had to sing. and i knew that's really the only gift i possess. so -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no. >> i've got to make money somehow off of this. so -- yeah. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: man, oh, man. it paid off. >> it could have ended very poorly. >> jimmy: but then -- so then after you signed the thing, did they go, "oh, this is for 'american idol,' it's a new show people are going to be watching?" >> yeah, i mean even they were saying the name, but nobody knew what that was. >> jimmy: of course. >> great, it's called that. you know, nobody -- we were kids at camp -- >> jimmy: now we look at -- >> yeah. >> jimmy: "american idol," but at the time -- >> yeah. but it's interesting though the thing i love about "the voice," is i actually started singing behind screens. because i had sung classical and opera and that kind of stuff. and so i always sang french and italian, did all these things when i was younger. and you have to perform behind screens. so there is no favoritism, no aesthetic appeal, it's all based on your talent. so i feel like it's kind of cool, because that's the first -- that's how i started singing. and so it's kind of cool that it comes back around to that. >> jimmy: do you get tempted to just go -- i don't know -- >> it's pressure.
>> jimmy: are you really looking at each other, like are you going to press the button? it's almost like -- adam? are you? >> yes. and then you feel pressure, because they do, they do. >> jimmy: are they faking you out? >> they count that you turn first. >> jimmy: do you fake people out and be like -- >> blake and adam, that's more -- adam -- or alicia is nicer. >> jimmy: you're just kidding. bye! [ laughter ] >> they really suck. >> jimmy: good luck. oh, no! oh, my god. i love you! oh, no! i've got to go backwards. yeah. no. once you turn, you're stuck with this person the whole season. hey! >> well, there are surprises. there's one that's amazing that like -- >> jimmy: oh, really? >> yeah, because it started out so good. and literally once the person turned, it went -- >> jimmy: really? >> well, you're already turned around. >> jimmy: yeah, there you -- >> and no one else did. >> jimmy: okay, really? >> yeah, it's awesome. >> jimmy: how do you feel about your team so far? >> mine is so good. i will say in all honesty, my team and probably alicia's team. we've got the best teams, i think. >> jimmy: really? >> yeah. >> jimmy: you and alicia. no offense, blake and adam but the girls are rockin'. >> jimmy: yeah. >> yeah. >> jimmy: i think you're great. you have good chemistry with everyone. i want to show everyone a clip. here's a look at the new season of "the voice."
kelly clarkson. ♪ la voix >> how did you start singing? like, what made you go for country music? >> reba mcentire. i was obsessed with her when i was a little kid. >> that is so weird! [ laughter ] oh, my god! because she's my mommy in law. i'm just saying. do y'all know reba mcentire? [ cheers and applause ] i've done a duet with her. we've had like a hit. >> i can't wait for the gif that is going to exist of the dancing you just did over here. i'm going to show it to you all the time. >> and they're going to say, "drop it like it's hot." [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: congratulations! >> i was going to say "drop it like a mom." >> jimmy: no. kelly and i are doing "google translate songs" when we come back. >> yes! >> jimmy: it's fun. come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: ah, beautiful. oh, my god. we are back with kelly clarkson, everybody. kelly clarkson! [ cheers and applause ] kelly, everyone knows that you're an amazing singer so i thought we -- >> obviously. >> jimmy: it could be fun if you and i performed a few songs. >> okay, okay, obviously, yeah. >> jimmy: is that cool? [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah. sure, let's do it. >> jimmy: but there's a catch. to mix things up a bit, we fed these songs into google translate, and we're going to perform the jumbled lyrics right now. it's time for "google translate songs." here we go. ♪ google translate songs ♪ >> jimmy: now if you have ever used google translate, you know it's -- >> songs! [ laughter ] >> jimmy: already. that's a number hit one man, yeah. >> that's a good one.
>> jimmy: yeah, if you've ever used google translate you know it's not always perfect. for example when translated to mongolian and back, "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon" becomes "evening night created by jackie fallon." [ laughter ] now we did the same thing with song lyrics. some people have done this online. it's super fun. kelly, if you don't mind, i'll go first, and we'll play this. >> okay. >> jimmy: all right, here we go. i will be performing -- here's your mic. >> okay, thank you. >> jimmy: i will be performing the google translated version of "feel it still" by portugal the man. >> okay. >> jimmy: which is now called "live in the boat." [ laughter ] >> obviously. >> jimmy: all right. here we go. roots? >> i'm going to stand. ♪ ♪ ♪ cannot enter my hands hope i'll shake the dirt bring dirt into the cupboard ♪ ♪ i'm dealing with my daughter he was worried did they leave me in the pasture ♪ ♪ your wood i have not picked it up yet i was angry cause he was about 60 ♪
♪ nowadays i live in a boat ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ your wood i have not picked it up yet i will kick you 26 or 25 times sorry ♪ ♪ nowadays i live in a boat ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> because that makes total sense. >> jimmy: thank you so much. >> yeah, i feel like i need to stand. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it is your turn. >> okay. i feel like i need to stand. >> jimmy: you will be singing the google translate version of one of your own hits. "stronger." >> okay. okay. here we go. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: which when translated, it's called "too strong." >> "too sexy. too strong." >> jimmy: too sexy, roots! >> "too sexy." okay, lord. ♪ ♪ ♪ you think you found my best idea think of recreation do you think that everything is fun and fun ♪ ♪ think you have destroyed my hair i will try a new
exercise don't dodge my kid because i'm crazy ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ if you don't kill it then it's too strong remain in a small place ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ my dreaming by myself is not my fault if you don't kill it offer a bribe my legs are increasing ♪ ♪ you will not believe that i got lost if you don't kill it then it's too strong ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: come on! unbelievable. >> my legs are increasing. my legs are increasing. well, sometimes it happens. >> jimmy: that was great, man. for our last one -- >> okay. >> jimmy: can we do a duet? >> you want to sing with me. i get it. >> jimmy: i really do. yeah, i'm a fan. [ laughter ] >> it's a gravitational pull. >> jimmy: this is sonny and cher's 1965 hit, "i got you, babe." >> all right. [ applause ] >> jimmy: we'll be singing the translated version which is called "i have your child."
>> we all get to stand up, yeah. [ laughter ] >> i have your -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: roots when you're ready! >> oh, no. ♪ ♪ it is spoke little known is by us i could not know but we know ♪ [ laughter ] >> what! ♪ all right therefore truth unknown you have me and i am your child ♪ >> awe, come here, honey. ♪ child i have your child i have your child i have your child ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> that's so creepy. ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: kelly clarkson, everybody! the new season of "the voice" airs mondays and tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. on nbc! we have music from
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: guys, check us out this week. bruce willis will be here. chadwick boseman will be here. [ cheers and applause ] marlon wayans and alicia keys will be joining us. and on friday, lin manuel miranda will be here with weird al yankovic. and i don't -- we can't say why. we don't know why, but -- yeah, yeah, yeah. all right, get ready. anyway, it's going to be good. guys, here with the tv debut of her new song, "space cowboy" off of her upcoming album, "golden hour," give it up for kacey musgraves! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ you look out the window
while i look at you sayin' i don't know ♪ ♪ would be like sayin' that the sky ain't blue ♪ ♪ and boots weren't made for sittin' by the door since you don't wanna stay anymore ♪ ♪ you can have your space cowboy i ain't gonna fence you in ♪ ♪ go on ride away in your silverado i'll see you around again ♪ ♪ i know my place and it ain't with you sunsets fade and love does too ♪ ♪ we had our day in the sun when a horse wants to run ain't no sense in closing the gate ♪ ♪ you can have your space cowboy ♪
♪ 'cause after the gold rush there ain't no reason to stay ♪ ♪ shoulda learned from the movies that good guys don't run away ♪ ♪ but roads weren't made to not go down there ain't room for both of us in this town ♪ ♪ you can have your space cowboy yeah i ain't gonna fence you in ♪ ♪ go on ride away in your silverado i'll see you around again ♪ ♪ i know my place and it ain't with you sunsets fade and love does too ♪ ♪ we had our day in the sun when a horse wants to run ain't no sense in closing the gate ♪ ♪ you can have your space
♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ you can have your space cowboy yeah i ain't gonna fence you in ♪ ♪ go on ride away in your silverado i'll see you around again ♪ ♪ but i know my place and it ain't with you sunsets fade and love does too ♪ ♪ we had our day in the sun when a horse wants to run ain't no sense in closing the gate ♪ ♪ you can have your space
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my thanks to john lithgow, kelly clarkson, kacey musgraves, once again! [ cheers and applause ] and the roots right there from philadelphia, pennsylvania, ladies and gentlemen! [ cheers and applause ] stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. bye-bye, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪
>> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- uma thurman, from "unsolved: the murders of tupac and the notorious b.i.g.," actor jimmi simpson, author stephanie wittels wachs, featuring the 8g band with jim riley. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. >> seth: good evening, i'm seth meyers. this is "late night." how's everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] that is fantastic to hear. in that case, let's get to the news. president trump today criticized officers who failed to confront a shooter at a florida high school and said quote, "i really believe i'd run in there even if i didn't have a weapon."