NBC introduced that the ultimate two episodes of “Saturday Night Live” for its forty sixth season will welcome first-time hosts Keegan-Michael Key and Anya Taylor-Joy alongside respective freshman musical friends Olivia Rodrigo and Lil Nas X.
Key, who rose to fame alongside Jordan Peele by creating and starring within the “Key and Peele” comedy collection and can quickly seem alongside “SNL” cast member Cecily Strong in Apple TV Plus’ “Schmigadoon!”, will host on May 15. Taylor-Joy, who lately took house Golden Globe and SAG Awards for her Netflix restricted collection “The Queen’s Gambit,” will host the season finale on May 22.
Rodrigo, who will seem on the May 15 episode, is presently boasting the hit single “Drivers License” from her forthcoming debut album “Sour.” The observe debuted at No. 1 throughout main streaming providers and broke the Spotify file for essentially the most single-day streams for a non-holiday tune. It will probably be certainly one of 11 songs featured on “Sour,” which releases on May 21.
On May 22, Lil Nas X will take the Studio 8H stage at “SNL” to carry out his viral single”Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” and he’ll also perform a brand-new song. This week, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” formally rose to No. 1 on the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. singles chart and two world charts.
The late-night sketch comedy collection has been on hiatus for a number of weeks, however these two newly-announced episodes are following the May 8 episode, which can welcome Elon Musk as host and Miley Cyrus as musical visitor. While it will mark the SpaceX CEO’s first look on the show, Cyrus will probably be making her sixth go to as a musical visitor. Her most up-to-date album, “Plastic Hearts,” bowed final November.
Additional hosts this season have included Chris Rock, Bill Burr, Issa Rae, Adele, John Mulaney, Dave Chappelle, Jason Bateman, Timothée Chalamet, Kristen Wiig, John Krasinski, Dan Levy, Regina King, Regé-Jean Page, Nick Jonas, Maya Rudolph and Daniel Kaluuya.
This season’s musical acts have included the likes of Megan Thee Stallion, Jack White, Justin Bieber, H.E.R., The Strokes, Foo Fighters, Morgan Wallen, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Due Lipa, Machine Gun Kelly, Phoebe Bridgers, Nathaniel Rateliff, Bad Bunny, Jack Harlow, St. Vincent and Kid Cudi.