Barbra Streisand to Make First ‘Tonight Show’ Appearance in More Than 50 Years

Entertainment legend will take over the entire broadcast as Jimmy Fallon’s only guest on Sept. 15

Last Updated: September 10, 2014 @ 10:12 PM

Barbra Streisand has appeared on almost every kind of stage imaginable, but it’s been a long time since she’s set foot on a “Tonight Show” stage. For the first time in more than half a century, the legendary performer is coming to late-night television.

Jimmy Fallon welcomes Streisand to “The Tonight Show” as his only guest on Monday, Sept. 15. Her appearance is in anticipation of the Sept. 16 release of her latest album, “Partners.”

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Streisand last appeared on “The Tonight Show” when Johnny Carson was still the host back in 1963. Then, she was promoting her debut album. Now, she’s one of the most revered and beloved singers of all time.

According to NBC, Streisand joins Fallon “for a night of talk, comedy and performances.”

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Partners” features 12 duets with male vocalists including Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, Jason Gould, Josh Groban, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Blake Shelton, Stevie Wonder, and a unique “virtual duet” with Elvis Presley.

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