Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live musical guest Gary Clark Jr. – who was introduced by host Don Cheadle sporting a “Protect Trans Kids” t-shirt – delivered an electric performance of “Pearl Cadillac,” the third single from his forthcoming album This Land. Clark’s first performance of the episode was light on the theatrics and heavy on the striking Prince-like guitar-work as […]

Saturday Night Live spoofed Soulja Boy’s headline-making past few months as the rapper, as played by SNL‘s Chris Redd, appeared on Weekend Update. The Soulja Boy sketch follows a pair of bizarre stories involving the rapper: First, his not-quite-legal attempts to become video game magnate and, secondly, an instant classic interview Soulja Boy conducted with […]

Halsey will make her return to Saturday Night Live as both host and musical guest on February 9th. The NBC series revealed the booking Saturday night, and the “Without Me” singer shared the news about her upcoming appearance on social media (“holy fuck,” she tweeted) and teased her SNL host photo shoot. “Feb 9. HOSTING & PERFORMING on […]

Miley Cyrus’ last album, the rootsy Younger Now was widely known as a departure from her 2013 pop record Bangerz. But the release of her new single “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” alongside Mark Ronson signals that the singer is ready to return to full-on pop. For the Matt Damon-hosted Christmas episode of Saturday Night […]

An argument about Weezer derails a Christmas dinner in a Saturday Night Live sketch that found Leslie Jones and Matt Damon debating the merits of the long-running alternative rock band. The fight begins after Weezer’s cover of Toto’s “Africa” is played during the dinner. “I think they’re doing some cool things right now,” Damon’s character […]

Anderson .Paak recruited Kendrick Lamar to perform their funky collaborative track “Tints” on Saturday Night Live.  In addition to singing the laid-back R&B-funk cut, .Paak showcased his drumming skills throughout – opening with some jazzy hi-hat flourishes before settling into a simple, grooving backbeat. Lamar joined to add his nimble boasts midway through the song, […]

Saturday Night Live delivered a Sheck Wes-inspired rap tribute to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on its Steve Carell-hosted episode. Kate McKinnon reprised her “Weekend Update” portrayal of the judge dubbed “RBG,” with Pete Davidson and Chris Redd turning Sheck Wes’ “Live Sheck Wes” into an ode to Ginsburg. “Live Ginsburg, and I ride […]

Since Ella Mai released her debut single “Boo’d Up” in February 2017, the British singer has been on the rise, opening for Bruno Mars on his 24K Magic World Tour, earning a slew of award nominations and releasing her self-titled debut album in October. Her ascension continued with her Saturday Night Live debut on the Steve Carell-hosted episode. […]

For his third appearance as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live, Lil Wayne took over Studio 8H to perform two hits from his 2018 album Tha Carter V on the Liev Schreiber-hosted episode. To kick-off his set, Wayne brought an empowering performance of “Can’t Be Broken,” with Halsey making a surprise appearance to sing on the chorus; […]

Maggie Rogers made her Saturday Night Live debut on the show’s latest Jonah Hill-hosted episode, joining Kanye West, Paul Simon and Travis Scott as musical guests on the 44th season. The high-profile appearance was likely the first time many SNL viewers had heard of Rogers, who first popped up on music fans’ radars with her […]

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