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Global music superstar Janet Jackson is set to debut her new single, “Made for Now,” in collaboration with Daddy Yankee, on Friday, August 17 telecast of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

This week’s appearance marks Jackson’s first performance on late-night television in over a decade. She last served as musical guest on Saturday Night Live in 2004. This will also be Jackson’s first appearance on The Tonight Show with Fallon as host.

Jackson announced on her Instagram Sunday, August 12 that the single would be released sooner than expected, revealing the cover art and release date.

“Made For Now” was produced by Harmony Samuels, whose resume includes songs for Mary J. Blige, Maroon 5 and Jennifer Lopez.


Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has earned her six Grammy Awards, two Emmy Award nominations, a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination, as well as dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has also received many accolades as an actress, including an NAACP Best Supporting Actor Award. Jackson is a published author, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of the biggest-selling artists in popular music history.