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Watch White People Panic Over ‘The Day Beyoncé Turned Black’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Beyoncé raised a few eyebrows last weekend with her new song "Formation" and its accompanying video and Super Bowl performance. In fact, a few white…
Colin Stutz / February 14, 2016

Watch ‘Saturday Night Live’s Tribute to David Bowie

In 1979, David Bowie gave Saturday Night Live one of the show's weirdest and most amazing performances of the series' 41 years. On Saturday, SNL…
Colin Stutz / January 17, 2016

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Phoebe Bridgers Calls David Crosby ‘little bitch’ After Critique of Guitar Smash

Phoebe Bridgers didn't mince words to rock elder statesman David Crosby after his social media criticism of her guitar-smashing stunt on Saturday Night Live, calling the…
Katherine Turman / February 9, 2021

Machine Gun Kelly Brings Tickets to My Downfall Tracks to SNL Stage

Machine Gun Kelly made his Saturday Night Live debut last night, with fellow first-timer John Krasinski acting as host. The rapper-turned-punk played "my ex's best friend" and…
SPIN Staff / January 31, 2021

Bruce Springsteen Performs ‘Ghosts’ and ‘I’ll See You in My Dreams’ on Saturday Night Live

Last night, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band took the Saturday Night Live stage to perform two songs from his latest album, Letter to You playing "Ghosts" and "I'll…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2020

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Dua Lipa, Morgan Wallen to Perform on SNL

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Dua Lipa and Morgan Wallen will be the musical guests on the December episodes of Saturday Night Live.
Daniel Kohn / November 25, 2020

Foo Fighters Debut ‘Shame Shame,’ Perform ‘Times Like These’ on Saturday Night Live

Minutes after the announcement of their 10th studio album Medicine at Midnight, Foo Fighters performed the tune on the Dave Chappelle-hosted Saturday Night Live. The band…
Daniel Kohn / November 8, 2020

Dave Grohl ‘Calls It’ Against Dave Chappelle’s Wishes in SNL Promo

With all eyes on the presidential election results, a welcome distraction will be this week's episode of Saturday Night Live. Earlier this week, Foo Fighters were announced…
Daniel Kohn / November 6, 2020

Foo Fighters to Appear as Musical Guest on Saturday Night Live This Week

Last week, it was announced that Dave Chappelle would host Saturday Night Live this week, but there wasn't a musical guest...until now. Foo Fighters will…
Daniel Kohn / November 4, 2020

The Strokes to Appear as Musical Guest on SNL Next Week

After a year that started off with a bang, the Strokes ended up having their best-laid plans fizzle out due to the pandemic. They did,…
Daniel Kohn / October 25, 2020

Jack White Performs ‘Lazaretto’ and ‘Ball and Biscuit’ on SNL

Jack White, who earlier in the day shared that he'd be playing a guitar designed by Eddie Van Halen, performed a pair of popular songs…
Katrina Nattress / October 11, 2020

Jack White Will Replace Morgan Wallen as SNL Musical Guest

Jack White will be this week's new musical guest on Saturday Night Live. SNL exec Lorne Michaels shared the news with NBC anchor…
Emily Tan / October 9, 2020

Saturday Night Live: 20 of the Biggest Breakthrough Musical Performances Since 2000

Saturday Night Live is back! The late-night sketch comedy returns to NBC for the start of its 46th season on Saturday. After spending…
Jolie Lash / October 3, 2020

Chris Rock Hosting SNL Season Premiere With Megan Thee Stallion as Musical Guest

Like all other live shows, Saturday Night Live had to make do earlier this year with socially-distanced episodes. That changes when the new season begins.
Daniel Kohn / September 24, 2020

Jay Pharoah Reveals LA Police Officer Recently Kneeled on His Neck

In the wake of George Floyd's murder at the hands of Minneapolis police, Jay Pharoah took to Instagram to share his own recent horrific run-in with…
Katrina Nattress / June 13, 2020

Boyz II Men and Babyface Perform ‘A Song for Mama’ on SNL

Boyz II Men were the musical guests on the Mother's Day edition of SNL. The group, along with Babyface on guitar, performed "A Song for Mama"
Daniel Kohn / May 10, 2020

The Weeknd Debuts New Song ‘Scared to Live’ on SNL

During his third appearance as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, The Weeknd stunned fans when he performed "Scared to Live," a new song…
Jose D Duran / March 8, 2020
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