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Sydney Sweeney to Host March 2 Episode of SNL, Kacey Musgraves Will Perform

The Euphoria actress and "High Horse" singer will make a great pair! 

By Christopher Rosa

Saturday Night Live Season 49 kicks off March with a great Host and musical guest pair: actress Sydney Sweeney and country icon Kacey Musgraves. Read details, below, on their episode, which airs March 2, 2024. 

How to Watch

Watch Saturday Night Live Saturdays at 11:30/10:30c on NBC and next day on Peacock.  

Update: Watch Sydney Sweeney's SNL sketches and monologue here!

Who is hosting the March 2, 2024 episode of SNL?

Sydney Sweeney! 

Yes, the 26-year-old actress will take the stage for the first time as SNL Host. Though she has credits that date back to 2009, Sweeney really broke out in 2018 with compelling roles in The Handmaid's Tale and Sharp Objects. She reached another stratosphere of fame the next year playing Cassie Howard in the teen drama series Euphoria, for which she earned an Emmy nomination in 2022 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. 

Sweeney's also making strides on the film front, having recently starred in the rom-com Anyone but You alongside Glen Powell and the Marvel blockbuster Madame Web with Dakota Johnson. Up next for Sweeney is the highly-anticipated third season of Euphoria, more film roles, and, of course, hosting Saturday Night Live

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Split of Sydney Sweeney and Kacey Musgraves

Who is the musical guest for the March 2, 2024 episode of SNL?

Kacey Musgraves! 

Musgraves makes her third appearance as musical guest for SNL, having previously done it in May 2018 and October 2021. 

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She released her debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, in 2013 and instantly shot to country superstardom. In 2018 she achieved mainstream success with the release of Golden Hour, her fourth studio album that blended country with pop, disco, rock, and electronica. It won two Grammy Awards for Album of the Year and Best Country Album. 

Musgraves followed up Golden Hour with 2021's Star-Crossed. She releases her sixth studio album, Deeper Well, on March 15, 2024. 

SNL Season 49 has been one for the books, with Hosts including Jacob Elordi, Bad Bunny, and Emma Stone and musical guests Jennifer Lopez, Tate McRae, and Ice Spice. The fun continues with Sydney Sweeney and Kacey Musgraves — and you won't want to miss it!