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The Final Five Gold Medal Gymnasts Face Off Playing Hungry Hungry Humans With Jimmy Fallon — Watch!

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Now that the Olympics are finally over, we're having a bit of withdrawal, but thanks to Jimmy Fallon we're getting to see the the gold medal winning women's gymnastics team compete one last time — in Hungry Hungry Humans!

The Final Five ladies may have worked together as a team in Rio, but on The Tonight Show Tuesday night, they had to pair up and face off against each other for a human version of the popular game Hungry Hungry Hippos!

Related: Zac Efron & Simone Biles Exchanged Some Sweet Smooches In Rio!

Aly Raisman paired off with Laurie Hernandez, Gabby Douglas coupled up with Madison Kocian, and Simone Biles teamed up with Jimmy to try and collect the most balls. Oh, and let's not forget The Roots' Tariq Trotter did his best playing with guest Donald Glover!

Ch-ch-check out the AH-Mazing game (below) as the Final Five compete against each other!

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The 2016 BET Awards Prince Tribute — Featuring Jennifer Hudson, Sheila E., Janelle Monae, Stevie Wonder, The Roots, & More!

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Here it is, the moment we've been waiting for: the BET Awards tribute to Prince.

It's up to Sheila E., Janelle Monae, Stevie Wonder, and The Roots to show up and prove themselves after BET threw major shade at Madonna's tribute at the Billboard Music Awards.

So is this one bigger and better?

Related: A Prince Musical Might Be On The Way

Well, it's certainly bigger, as it was split up into multiple performances throughout the night. And it all started (above) with the Legendary Roots Crew, along with Erykah Badu and Bilal.

Erykah was subdued and surprisingly forgettable doing The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker… Bilal, on the other hand, really brought the spirit of the Purple One to the stage with his performance of The Beautiful Ones.

Next up, Tori Kelly joined Stevie Wonder — who interestingly enough was also in Her Madgesty's BBMAs tribute — for a performance of Take Me With U.

It was just OK… but then Jennifer Hudson took the stage and showed everyone how paying tribute is DONE.

Ch-ch-check out all the AH-Mazing performers honoring the late artist starting with the Roots with Erykah and Bilal (below)!

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BET Awards Announce Their Own Prince Tribute After Trashing Madonna's — And This One Will Be The Most Personal Yet!

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Pretty much every artist under the sun has performed a moving tribute to Prince since his tragic death in April.

And while BET didn't seem to think much of Madonna's tribute at the Billboard Music Awards, the cable network is taking matters for honoring The Purple One in its own hands!

BET Networks announced the late music legend will be honored at the 2016 BET Awards with a special live performance by Sheila E., The Roots, D'Angelo, Janelle Monae, and more!

This news comes on the heels of the network trashing Madge's May performance — which featured a surprise appearance by Stevie Wonder — insinuating the tribute was underwhelming in a pretty shady tweet.

Related: Madonna Scores Legal Victory Over Vogue Copyright Claim!

In a since-deleted video, BET ran a short teaser of the Material Girl's performance, writing "Yeah, we saw that. Don't worry. We Got You."

But apparently, they DO got us — because Sheila E.'s involvement will easily make this the most personal Prince tribute yet!

The network also announced Alicia Keys and Maxwell, along with more stars, will also be performing at this year's award show.

Do U think BET's Prince tribute will live up to the hype? Watch the performance when the 2016 BET Awards airs on June 26 at 8 p.m. ET on BET!

[Image via WENN/ABC.]

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Jimmy Fallon Has A Famous Face-Off With Jada Pinkett Smith & Andy Cohen On The Tonight Show! Watch!

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A TON of famous faces stopped by Wednesday's Tonight Show — all in Jimmy Fallon's latest round of Famous Face-Off!

The celebrity guessing game got competitive when the host teamed up with Jada Pinkett Smith to face off against Andy Cohen and The Roots' Tariq Trotter!

Aside from the Gotham star running into a bit of trouble, the players usually had a pretty easy time guessing their celebrity masks — featuring faces of stars like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, and Will Smith (you BETTER have gotten that one, Jada)!

Video: Robert Downey Jr. Teaches Jimmy How To Act During A Zombie Apocalypse!

Cohen made some excellent guesses but questioned the rules after the face of Frankenstein's Monster popped up amid a sea of "celebrity" faces.

C'mon, Andy! Frankenstein IS the most famous of the old school monsters, after all…

Ch-ch-check out the funny clip (below) to find out who won!

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Watch Common Almost Split His Pants Showing Off Some Intense Breakdancing On The Tonight Show!

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Breakdancing with the Stars!?

It's no secret that Common has some pretty fantastic dance moves.

The Glory performer admitted he breakdanced so intensely during Gabrielle Union's wedding to Dwyane Wade, he ended up ripping his pants!

Video: Russell Crowe Has Trouble Playing Box Of Lies With Jimmy!

So when he stopped by The Tonight Show on Monday night, Jimmy Fallon convinced the rapper to perform some of his pants-splitting moves for the audience!

After making sure that his bottoms were durable, the Oscar-winner showed off some of his impressive breakdance skills backed by The Roots! Fortunately, no pants were split.

Ch-ch-check out the late night dance party (below)!

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Watch Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Take On The Harlem Globetrotters… And Fail Miserably!

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He shoots… he doesn't quite score.

It's no secret that Jimmy Fallon and The Roots make a killer late night team.

From slow jamming the news to amazing musical segments, the host and soul band are a force to be reckoned with!

Video: Fallon Gets To Know John Cena's Sticky Balls!

However, on Wednesday's The Tonight Show, Fallon and the band decided to put their combined skills to the test in a game of basketball against none other than the Harlem Globetrotters!

In the clip, Jimmy and The Roots play the exhibition basketball team in a friendly pickup game… but like most teams who challenge the Globetrotters, they ended up getting caught with their pants down (literally)!

Ch-ch-check out the clip to see the final score (below)!!!

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Watch An Unrecognizable Michael Stipe From R.E.M. Perform A Beautiful Musical Tribute To David Bowie!

Is that you, Michael Stipe?

That's def the same head we remember, but with that nosering and Duck Dynasty beard we almost didn't recognize him! Until he started singing of course…

This weekend, the R.E.M. frontman will perform two tribute concerts to the late David Bowie, and he stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night to give a little preview.

Ch-ch-check out his version of The Man Who Sold The World (above)!

Video: Jimmy Fallon & Chris Martin Perform Life On Mars?

On March 31 and April 1, you can see Michael, Cyndi Lauper, The Roots, the Mountain Goats, Jakob Dylan, Ann Wilson, and more honor the musical legend at Carnegie Hall.

Or if it's too far, you'll also get a chance live stream the concert event for a small donation. Get your tickets — all proceeds of which go to charity — HERE!

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