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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 »

When M.I.A. held up her middle finger during Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show last weekend, she dominated blog chatter for a few days and incited a few minor cable-TV debates. She could have to pay a fine, and she’s definitely changed the narrative around her next album. But she hasn’t gotten anywhere near the pantheon… More »

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Watch Florence + The Machine Return To SNL With A Stool

Florence Welch is still feeling the effects of the foot injury that she incurred at Coachella, so she had to do her second go-around on…
James Rettig | May 10, 2015 - 10:35 am

SNL’s Last Musical Guests This Season: Wiz Khalifa, Florence + The Machine, Rihanna

Saturday Night Live took to Instagram today to announce the last three host/musical guest pairings of the season. Scarlett Johansson will host 5/2 with musical…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2015 - 5:13 pm

Watch Mumford & Sons Play Their New Singles On Saturday Night Live

Mumford & Sons graced the Saturday Night Live stage for the second time as musical guests on last night's episode. They brought their updated electronic…
James Rettig | April 12, 2015 - 10:53 am

Watch SNL Parody Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, & Die Antwoord In Home 2 Trailer

Last night, Saturday Night Live poked fun at the animated Rihanna vehicle Home by making a trailer for its sequel that has the strongest imaginary…
James Rettig | April 12, 2015 - 10:20 am

Watch Carly Rae Jepsen, Dev Hynes, & Ariel Rechtshaid Debut “All That” On SNL

Carly Rae Jepsen released a new single called “All That” last night just in time to perform it on Saturday Night Live. We knew Dev
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen, Mumford & Sons Booked For SNL Next Month

Saturday Night Live just announced the details of a couple of next month’s shows. On the 4/4 episode, Michael Keaton will return to host for…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2015 - 12:12 pm

George Ezra Is The Next SNL Musical Guest

George Ezra — the English singer-songwriter who has been gaining traction mostly overseas — has landed a spot as the next musical guest on Saturday
James Rettig | March 13, 2015 - 6:11 pm

Watch SNL’s Iggy Azalea Show

Saturday Night Live took on walking punchline Iggy Azalea last night in a sketch called The Iggy Azalea Show. Kate McKinnon stars as the titular…
James Rettig | March 8, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Watch Jay Pharoah As Kanye West Rap An Apology Song On SNL

With Kanye in the news so much over the past month, it makes sense that Saturday Night Live would find an excuse for Jay Pharoah…
James Rettig | March 1, 2015 - 9:56 am

SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 9:05 pm

Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Jack White, Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple Among The Guests For SNL’s Huge 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Sunday night, and the list of musical guest stars is absolutely insane. The special will take…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 13, 2015 - 5:26 pm

Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Paul Simon Booked For SNL’s 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and the show will mark the occasion with a big three-hour prime-time special on 2/15. A…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2015 - 9:05 am

Watch SNL’s 100% Accurate Jay Z Story Feat. J.K. Simmons As Nas

Besides D'Angelo's stunning musical performance, there was one other highlight on yesterday's Saturday Night Live: Mike O'Brien's The Jay Z Story, "the definitive, fully accurate…
James Rettig | February 1, 2015 - 2:28 pm

Watch D’Angelo’s Stunning Saturday Night Live Debut

D'Angelo continued his comeback with a spot as the musical guest on last night's episode of Saturday Night Live. It was his first time ever…
James Rettig | February 1, 2015 - 9:27 am

D’Angelo Is Playing SNL

D’Angelo has not played music on TV in many, many years. But with the surprise release of his much-loved comeback album Black Messiah, he is…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2015 - 10:30 am

Watch Sia, Maddie Ziegler, & A Signing Mime Do SNL

We wondered what new excuse Sia would come up with to cover her face during her appearance on Saturday Night Live, and now we have…
James Rettig | January 18, 2015 - 11:18 am

Awkward SNL Promo Confirms It’s Time For Sia To Stop Obscuring Her Face

For this album cycle, Sia made the decision to stay out of the spotlight and avoid public appearances whenever possible. This has resulted in some…
James Rettig | January 15, 2015 - 6:32 pm

Watch Charli XCX Play SNL

Charli XCX's sophomore album Sucker comes out in just a few days (though you can stream it now), and she made her debut appearance on…
James Rettig | December 14, 2014 - 10:13 am

Watch Nicki Minaj Perform, Impersonate Beyoncé And Kim Kardashain On SNL

Nicki Minaj was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live last night and performed three songs from her upcoming new album The Pinkprint: "Bed Of…
James Rettig | December 7, 2014 - 1:08 pm

Watch Mark Ronson Perform With Bruno Mars & Mystikal On SNL

Mark Ronson was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live last night and he brought out Bruno Mars and Mystikal to perform their respective songs…
James Rettig | November 23, 2014 - 10:45 am
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