Pulling off double duty! Being asked to host an episode of Saturday Night Live is a big deal in and of itself —but even more so when a talented star gets the chance to do both in one night.
Harry Styles joined the impressive club in November 2019, making fans laugh in several sketches before crooning his hit songs “Lights Up” and “Watermelon Sugar” for the Studio 8H crowd.
“It is so great to be here hosting Saturday Night Live This is my first time. I’m so excited to be here as more than just a musical guest, [it] feels amazing,” the England native — who previously performed on the NBC show four times — gushed in his monologue. “It feels like when you find out someone likes you as more than just a friend. Saturday Night Live and I have taken things to the next level and just like all my serious relationships, we’re all gonna spend one incredible night together, and then we’ll never see each other again.”
Styles maintained that music was his number one priority. Styles insisted that music was his number one priority, but he still had time to do comedy, spend time with his loved ones, and have great hair.
“I love being here at SNL. It has so much history,” Styles — who has been dating Olivia Wilde since January 2021 — continued in his opening remarks. “I’ve learned so much this week. … We’ve got a great show, so stick around!”
Jennifer Lopez, for her part, has pulled double duty on the illustrious comedy series twice: once in February 2001 and again in February 2010. During the Hustlers star’s hosting debut, she even donned her famous green Versace dress — which she later rewore for her December 2019 SNL return.
“Jennifer Lopez! That’s a level of stardom that’s like — it’s not like Jesus but maybe like one of the apostles,” SNL Cast member Kate McKinnonHe recalled working with the New York native during a December 2019 visit. Jimmy Fallon is the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon “I walked in [to the bathroom] and was like, ‘Hey how are ya?’ and I went into a stall and sat down and I was like, ‘Oh, my God, no! Now I have to pee in front of Jennifer Lopez, this is awful!’”
LizzoMelissa Viviane Jefferson, real name Melissa Viviane Jefferson, was thrilled to get out of her musical comfort zone to tackle comedy in an April 2022 episode. SNL, in addition to belting out her singles “Special” and “About Damn Time.” She even introduced her first song before passing the task to her mother,Shari Johnson-JeffersonFor her musical encore, kindly contact.
“I know it’s shocking that I’m nervous because I’m the one who said, ‘I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100 percent that bitch,’” the Watch Out for the Big Grrrls star said in her monologue. “Well, to be completely honest, I’m really like 50 percent ‘that bitch,’ 10 percent ‘boss bitch’ and 40 percent ‘flute playing, band nerd bitch.’ But I’m thrilled to be hosting this particular episode, especially because I do love tonight’s musical guest: Me!”
Scroll below for a look back at which stars have been both the SNL The host and the musical guest are both on the same episode.