SNL Announces Nicki Minaj, Charli XCX, One Direction For December

Today, NBC and Saturday Night Live announced that they will close out their 2014 season with performances from Nicki Minaj (hosted by James Franco on 12/06), Charli XCX (hosted by Martin Freeman on 12/13), and One Direction (hosted by Amy Adams on 12/20). Minaj and One Direction have performed on the show before, but this will be a first for Charli XCX, whose major label debut and sophomore album Sucker will be released mid-December, three days after her SNL appearance. Listen to Charli XCX’s latest single, “Gold Coins,” below.