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Billie Eilish to make ‘Saturday Night Live’ debut on season 45 premiere

She’s kicking off the 45th season of the NBC show.

August 26, 2019
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Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift and Camila Cabello have been announced as performers for the next season of Saturday Night Live. 

Eilish will perform the opening show of the 45th season with Woody Harrelson as host. The episode airs on September 28. 

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As for the other shows, Cabello will be joined by Netflix’s Stranger Things star David Harbour as the host on October 12. 

Swift will play the in-between show on October 5 with Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge as host. The show has announced hosts Kristen Stewart and Eddie Murphy on November 2 and December 21, respectively. They have not shared any news about future shows. 

You can see the big announcement on the SNL social media accounts below, as well as Eilish’s announcement. 


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Eilish has a lot to celebrate recently, with her er mega-hit song “bad guy” finally dethroning Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart. 

Eilish’s song remained at the No. 2 spot for nine weeks, the most amount of time for any song prior to it hitting No. 1. 

Lil Nas X’s track, featuring Billie Ray Cyrus, was Billboard’s longest-leading Hot 100 song of all time, spending 19 weeks at the top spot. 

Recently, Eilish dropped a verticle video for the song that shows the behind-the-scenes of how the original was made. 

In the weirdly iconic original, she begins by busting through a yellow wall and handing your Invisalign to a random dude. You can check out the original video for “bad guy” below. 

In the new vertical video, we get some behind-the-scenes insight on that music video. It shows a lighter side of the artist whose videos usually have huge themes and artistic vision behind them. Check out the new video for “bad guy” below.

How excited are you to see Billie Eilish perform on the show? Sound off in the comments down below!

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Written by Alex Darus