Justin Bieber To Host & Perform On Saturday Night Live
First Published: January 9, 2013 1:20 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Justin Bieber will soon return to the “Saturday Night Live” stage.
The pop superstar, who served as musical guest on the late night comedy back in 2010 (and has since also appeared in a few sketches and a digital short), will pull double duty – hosting and performing – on February 9.
The “Beauty and the Beat” singer, 18, Tweeted the news on Wednesday morning, writing, “so the word is out…it is true…im Performing and HOSTING SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on FEB 9th!!! GET READY! #NothingIsOffLimits #BELIEVE.”
He had previously hinted at the news on Monday, Tweeting, “Maybe I’m hosting and performing on SNL… maybe.”
Justin joins a long line of musicians who have braved the legendary NBC stage as both the musical guest and host, including (most recently) Bruno Mars, Elton John, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Mick Jagger, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and more.
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