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It never topped Billboard’s Hot 100, didn’t receive any Grammy nominations, and wasn’t among YouTube’s 10 most popular music videos this year, but in 2015 Drake’s “Hotline Bling” dominated online culture like no other song.

This huffy, nineteen85-produced one-off had an inauspicious mid-summer debut on Beats 1’s OVO Sound Radio, where it was… More »

Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

Janessa Slater is a media coach who bears an uncanny resemblance to SNL’s Vanessa Bayer and has been dispensing so-called Sound Advice — and many merciless insults — to the likes of Drake, TV On The Radio, Tegan And Sara, HAIM, and most of the lineup of Governor’s Ball. We thought it was time somebody… More »

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Watch Kanye West Bring The Life Of Pablo And Lose A Rap Battle To Kyle Mooney On SNL

You wouldn't know it from this week's promo, but Kanye West is never boring on SNL. ‘Ye has had a contentious relationship with the show…
Scott Lapatine | 12:55 am
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This SNL Promo Likely Distracted From Kanye West’s Creative Process

Kanye West is the busiest man on earth this week. He doesn't need anyone or anything distracting him from his creative process. Unfortunately, it seems…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 12, 2016 - 5:16 pm
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Watch The 1975 Make Their SNL Debut

Surprisingly good British pop band the 1975 made their Saturday Night Live debut last night, performing two singles from their unfortunately-monikered new album I like
Peter Helman | February 7, 2016 - 12:38 pm
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Watch Larry David Get A Hug From The 1975 In Their SNL Promo

Larry David is hosting this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live, and British bubblegum-pop band the 1975 will be the musical guests. In accordance with…
Peter Helman | February 4, 2016 - 10:21 pm

Kanye West Playing SNL Next Month

Kanye West will be Saturday Night Live's musical guest on 2/13, two days after his new album Waves is supposed to come out. (He'll already…
James Rettig | January 29, 2016 - 2:18 pm
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Watch Chris Stapleton & A David Bowie Tribute On SNL

Mountain-man country star Chris Stapleton was the musical guest on last night's Adam Driver-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live, where he performed "Parachute" and "Nobody…
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 11:45 am
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Chris Stapleton & Adam Driver Together At Last In This Week’s SNL Promos

Bearded mountain-man Chris Stapleton, who dominated at the CMAs and emerged as one of country music's breakout stars last year, is making his SNL debut…
Peter Helman | January 14, 2016 - 8:44 pm
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Chris Stapleton, Selena Gomez Are SNL’s First Musical Guests Of 2016

Saturday Night Live just announced that Chris Stapleton and Selena Gomez will be the show's first musical guests of 2016. Adam Driver will host Stapleton's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 5, 2016 - 12:31 pm
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Watch Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Play A Christmassy SNL With Surprise Guest Paul McCartney

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band were the musical guests on last night's Tina Fey- and Amy Poehler-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. They…
Peter Helman | December 20, 2015 - 11:30 am
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Watch Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, & Amy Schumer Parody Taylor Swift’s Squad On SNL

Just a couple months after showing us a vision of a post-apocalyptic future where everyone has joined Taylor Swift's squad, Saturday Night Live has poked…
Peter Helman | December 20, 2015 - 10:48 am
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Watch Bruce Springsteen’s Fallon Interview And SNL Promos With Tina Fey & Amy Poehler

Big week for Bruce Springsteen fans! Last night, The Boss was on Jimmy Fallon and, while he didn't perform himself, he did sit down for…
James Rettig | December 18, 2015 - 10:26 am

Watch Chance The Rapper Light Up SNL, Hear His New Song With Jeremih, R. Kelly, & Purity Ring’s Corin Roddick

Is Chance The Rapper the first unsigned artist to play Saturday Night Live? It's hard to know for sure considering some of the weird bookings…
Chris DeVille | December 13, 2015 - 9:15 am
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Watch Chance The Rapper Goof Around With Chris Hemsworth In Their SNL Promos

Chance The Rapper is appearing as the musical guest on this weekend's Chris Hemsworth-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. As usual, the show has shared…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2015 - 6:26 pm
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Watch Leon Bridges Perform “Smooth Sailin'” & “River” On SNL

Up-and-comer Leon Bridges brought his '60s soul revival to Saturday Night Live last night. Introduced by the episode's host, Ryan Gosling, he performed two tracks…
Peter Helman | December 6, 2015 - 11:35 am

Watch Ryan Gosling Audition For Leon Bridges In Their SNL Promos

Rising retro-soul star Leon Bridges is the musical guest on this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live, which will be hosted by Ryan Gosling. That…
Peter Helman | December 3, 2015 - 7:14 pm

Adele Saves Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time when we all come together as family. Which is great if you get along with your family, but can be less…
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 11:14 am
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Watch Adele & Matthew McConaughey’s SNL Promos

Adele's blockbuster album 25 comes out today, and her campaign of absolute cultural domination will continue tomorrow night, when she'll be the musical guest on…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2015 - 9:38 am
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SNL’s December Musical Guests: Leon Bridges, Chance The Rapper, & Bruce Springsteen

For the most part, Saturday Night Live's musical guests this season have been pretty solid, even as the show around it crumbles, and it looks…
James Rettig | November 17, 2015 - 1:49 pm
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Watch Disclosure With Lorde & Sam Smith On SNL

Disclosure were the musical guests on last night's Elizabeth Banks-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. As promised, they brought along two of their star collaborators,…
Peter Helman | November 15, 2015 - 10:28 am
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