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NBC Discloses Lineup of ‘SNL’ Hosts and Musical Guests for Final Shows of 2022

We have the names of the hosts as well as musical guests for the final shows of 2022! As of this moment, only 3 more episodes of Saturday Night Live are remaining for the year 2022.

The celebrity lineup of Saturday Night Live hosts and musical guests has been revealed. Continue reading further to know which celebrities will be seen in the last 3 episodes of SNL.

NBC reveals ‘SNL’ hosts and musical guests for final shows of 2022

For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, that only the last 3 episodes of Saturday Night Live are remaining for this year. There will be live shows taking place on December 3, December 10, and December 17.

All of these remaining episodes will be filmed live from Rockefeller Center in New York City. At the moment, Saturday Night Live is in the midst of its 48th season, which kickstarted on October 1. Up until now, six episodes have been aired and there will be a total of nine episodes by the end of the year.

Who will be the host and musical guest for December 3, episode?

Host: Keke Palmer

The December 3, Saturday episode will be hosted by Keke Palmer. Lauren Keyana Palmer popularly known as Keke Palmer is an actress, and singer. Over the years, she has worked hard and established herself in the entertainment industry.

Keke made her acting debut with the 2004 film Barbershop 2: Back in Business. She played the niece of rapper and actress Queen Latifah in the movie. As a child actress, she bagged many roles in Madea’s Family Reunion (2006), Jump In! (2007), The Longshots (2008), and Shrink  (2009).

Throughout her career, Palmer has received a Primetime Emmy Award, and five NAACP Image Awards. Apart from this, she released three extended plays: Lauren (2016), Virgo Tendencies, Pt. 1 (2019), and Virgo Tendencies, Pt. 2 (2020). She was recently seen in a film called Nope.

Musical guest: SZA

SZA will be the musical guest for the December 3, 2022 episode. Solána Imani Rowe who is best known by her stage name SZA is a singer. She started making music in the early 1990s.

At that time, the What Lovers Do singer dropped 2 extended before signing with the hip hop record label Top Dawg Entertainment, through which she released Z (2014), her third EP and first retail release.

SZA’s debut studio album titled Ctrl saw the light of day in the year 2017. It was well-received by the fans as well as critics. It landed at number three on the US Billboard 200 and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Her second studio album named S.O.S. is expected to come out later this year in December.

The host and musical guest for December 10, episode revealed

Host: Steve Martin and Martin Short

For the December 10, Saturday episode of the show SNL, longtime friends Steve Martin and Martin Short will be serving as hosts. Back in the day, the two of them starred together in Three Amigos! and now they are working on the show Only Murders in the Building.

Steve and Short are an iconic duo both on and off the screen, both of them first together in the comedy film Three Amigos! in 1986 and since then, these two have been making us laugh over their friendship.

In addition to this, Steve and Martin have also joined hands for multiple projects such as the Father of the Bride films and Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building alongside Selena Gomez. In the past, the two of them have even hit the road numerous times for comedy tours.

Musical guest: Brandi Carlile

On the other hand, when we talk about the musical guest, Brandi Carlile will be joining Steve Martin and Martin Short’s Saturday Night Live episode. She is a singer-songwriter as well as a producer.

When Brandi was a child, she taught herself to sing. She started singing songs on stage when she was merely eight years old and she began playing the guitar and writing songs at the age of 15. She kicked off her music career by performing in Seattle music clubs with twin brothers Tim and Phil Hanseroth.

Carlile dropped her self-titled album in the year 2005, which received good feedback from the fans. Her second album The Story came out in 2007, followed by a third Give Up The Ghost in 2009, and a fourth album named Bear Creek in 2012.

Brandi released her fifth studio album titled The Firewatcher’s Daughter on March 3, 2015, on ATO Records. Her sixth studio album, By The Way, I Forgive You arrived in 2018. Last year in April, she released the autobiography Broken Horses: A Memoir. Her book debuted at position #1 in non-fiction on the New York Times Best Seller list.

Who will be the host and musical guest for December 17, episode?

Host: Austin Butler

The December 17, Saturday episode of SNL will be hosted by the Hollywood actor Austin Butler. He is best known for playing the role of the Can’t Help Falling in Love crooner Elvis Presley in the 2022 biographical film Elvis.

Apart from this, Butler has starred in many films such as Dude, The Dead Don’t Die, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and many more. He has also appeared in a few shows including Hannah Montana, Zoey 101, Wizards of Waverly Place, and Switched at Birth.

Musical guest: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs will be serving as the musical guest for the December 17, episode of SNL. The indie rock band was formed in New York City in the year 2000. It comprises three members: vocalist and pianist Karen O, guitarist and keyboardist Nick Zinner, and drummer Brian Chase.

As per an interview that aired during ABC’s Live from Central Park SummerStage series, the band’s name was taken from modern New York City vernacular. Up until now, the band has released five studio albums: Fever To Tell (2003), Show Your Bones (2006), It’s Blitz! (2009), Mosquito (2013), and Cool It Down (2022).

Are you looking forward to the final shows of Saturday Night Live? Kindly let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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