When it comes to producing viral content, Jimmy Fallon knows no boundaries.
The 40-year-old comic, who is famous for hosting epic game segments on his late-night talk show The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, released his first will.i.am-assisted single “Ew!” earlier this month, and the reception, as expected, was viral.
The electro-pop tune’s success surpassed Fallon’s expectation when it debuted on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart at No. 26, which is 14 spots higher than his low-bar aim for the 40th place.
“Immediately I thought of you guys,” the host told On Air with Ryan Seacrest over the phone on Friday. “Now you have to play the song, right? I couldn’t believe it. I was figuring like 99 or in the 80s or something like that. Everyone was helping me out, trying to get the song out there, but 26, I was like, ‘This is insane.’” Continue reading →