Jimmy Fallon has had many lip sync battles with amazing stars, however he has never had an epic loss, like the one with Emma Stone. The two sang two amazing songs each but Stone had the clear upper hand in this battle royal. Jimmy started out with Iggy Izalea’s Fancy to which Emma countered with an incredible lip sync to Hook by the Blues Travelers. She certainly took a lot of people by surprise when the lightning fast lyric’s hit, and she did not miss a beat. Round two brought Fallon out fighting for a win with Mr. Roboto by the Stix, a sure crowd pleaser. Not to be shown up, Stone took the crowd, and the lip sync battles past and present to their knee’s with All I do is Win, by DJ Khaled.
Jimmy Fallon states that this epic lip sync battle with Emma Stone was the best yet. Judge for yourself (video below) it is entertaining and a lot of fans are weighing in on whether Stone is the all time winner or not. Most of the shows fans are agreeing with Fallon,Some of the other lip sync battles that have had viewers watching with rapt attention in the past are with Paul Rudd, Joseph Gordon Levitt and Steven Merchant to name a few. However Stone has clearly set the bar higher than ever before.
Fallon is truly spicing up late night with not only these highly entertaining battles, but with many different and new bits that have late night TV watchers glued to the tube, night after night. He can go from singing rap songs as Broadway show tunes with Arianna Grande, to his highly popular evolution of Hip Hop with Will Smith. Fallon has a flair for entertainment and is engaging the younger audiences and captivating social media, with a flare all his own. He even busted out in an impromptu improv dance with Rebel Wilson. He is a host that is engaging as a singer, and he captures the viewers hearts and attention with his love of music as he sings with the likes of Justin Timberlake.
Fallon is 39 years old and has been married since 2007, and he knew as a young boy that he wanted to be a comedian. He even dropped out of college to pursue his dream, and in 1998 landed a job on Saturday Night Live (SNL). He made his mark, and was immediately embraced for his impressions, like John Lennon, Chris Rock and Robert DeNiro, and that is just the start of his rise to fame. He parted ways with SNL in 2004 and in 2009 debuted his own show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and the rest, as they say, is history. The number of video’s on YouTube and the number of hits for each of them shows he knows how to use today’s technology to get ahead. He is a pioneer in late night using social media to promote and highlight his show and his innovative skits. So whether Jimmy Fallon is engaging in epic lip sync battles with Emma Stone or singing with Justin Timberlake, he is a late night force to be reckoned with.
Opinions by Kristi Cereska
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