Happy 40th Birthday Jimmy Fallon! A recap of the best lip sync battles he's ever hosted

Jimmy Fallon's Best Celebrity Lip Sync Battles
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Happy 40th Birthday Jimmy Fallon! A recap of the best lip sync battles he's ever hosted

4. Stephen Merchant and Joseph Gordon Levitt join Fallon for this epic lip syncing battle. 

Merchant kicks it off with a DJ Jazzy Jeff special "Boom Shake the Room." Merchant and John Krasinski actually created the lip syncing battle content with Emily Blunt, and later introduced it to Jimmy Fallon. 

Fallon follows up with a comic lip sync "Don't You Want Me." Joseph Gordon-Levitt melts the hearts of girls everywhere with a performance of "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John. 

Watch as the three compete for the title of lip sync champion.(HINT: Watch through JGL's second performance. Can you say amazing?)

3. Jimmy asks guests Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton to battle in an epic lip sync-off to songs like "Burn" and "Endless Love," and this one definitely lives up to the EPIC classification.

Shelton steps up to the battle with "Puttin on the Ritz" by Taco.  Fallon follows up with "Burn" by Ellie Goulding (strong choice, strong choice). Stefani performs Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe."

The second round of songs, however, is worth a close watch.

2. It's not hard to see Paul Rudd's comic genius in his lip sync mastery of Tina Turner's "You Better be Good to Me," but he really steps it up in his second song with Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now."

Fallon is pretty much blown away.

1. Jimmy Fallon opens with an amazing performance of Iggy Azalea's "Fancy." But Emma Stone fires back fast with Blues Traveler's "Hook," and Fallon is visibly impressed while he watches on the sidelines. 

The two songs that come next, however, are definitely the top of the top when it comes to lip sync battle material. Fallon even tells Stone: "That was the best one that's ever been done on the show!"



Happy birthday to one of our favorite late night hosts, Jimmy Fallon!

The comedian first hit the stage when he appeared on "Saturday Night Live" in 1998. After many successful years entertaining on the hit skit show, he scored a gig on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon before scoring the top dog spot as the new host for "The Tonight Show" in February 2014.

Though Fallon is known for many amazing skits, (like "Ew" with Channing Tatum and Kristen Wiig dressing up like Harry Styles to name a few) we can all pretty much agree that one of his best skits is the lip sync battle.

Though only a few celebrities have braved a lip synch battle against Fallon, we're sure more will be stepping up to the plate soon.

Watch the videos above for a full recap of Fallon's biggest battles.
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