Brie Larson Confirmed As Host, Alicia Keys Set As Musical Guest For May 7 “SNL”

Brie Larson on the 10/8/15 Fallon [Douglas Gorenstein/NBC]

Featuring host Julia Louis-Dreyfus and musical guest Nick Jonas, this Saturday’s “SNL” marks the last original episode scheduled to air in April 2016.

The first original episode of May 2016 will air on Saturday, May 7.

It will feature host Brie Larson and musical guest Alicia Keys. NBC confirmed the news during Saturday’s edition of the show.

This will mark the Oscar-winning Larson’s first stint as host. It will be the Grammy-winning Keys’ third appearance as musical guest.

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